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Inland Empire Economic Partnership

Why Join A CEO Group?

We recognized Ron Penland as our 2019 LMA Advocate. Ron has added value to our business in many ways over the years ranging from insights on what’s relevant to manufacturers and distributors and their bottom line to valued connections. Since Ron runs CEO groups, I thought it made for [...]

Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Considers Exports a Significant Opportunity for Manufacturers

Originally published on PR Newswire on October 22, 2019 CLAREMONT, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., sees exports as a significant opportunity for manufacturers to grow and future proof their business. "As manufacturers work [...]

Manufacturing Month & Interview with an Innovation Award Winner

October is manufacturing month, and so we'd be remiss if we didn't highlight the power of manufacturing on our jobs, economy and quality of life. Manufacturing is powerful in its influence although it is often overlooked. Here are a few statistics from the National Association of Manufacturers to put [...]

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Manufacturing, Logistics & CA to Align

June 19, 2019 Last week, I went to the California Capitol building as a part of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership's (IEEP) regional leadership academy. It was interesting to hear how the process works. I also am also representing the IEEP's logistics council as it relates to moving forward [...]

People & Robots Can Co-Exist Successfully

We held an engaging executive panel discussion at our APICS Inland Empire spring symposium on the topic, "The Talent Transformation: People or Robots? There is quite a lot of hoopla in the area of Inland Southern California as this geography is larger than all but 24 states (and soon [...]

The Talent Transformation: People or Robots?

March 19, 2019 The hot topic in manufacturing, supply chain, healthcare and other industries is the war on talent. No client believes he has enough "high-skilled" resources yet most also feel challenged in finding resources regardless of skill level.  On the other hand, there are statistics and studies showing [...]

UPS & the Rise of e-Commerce!

October 21, 2018 Recently, I went on a tour of UPS's Ontario hub with the Inland Empire Economic Partnership's Regional Leadership Academy.  It was a blast seeing their 2nd largest hub!  The numbers are staggering as to the impact of e-commerce and therefore the holiday season peak.  One [...]

Do You Give Back?

We are all so busy, it can be hard to find time to give back.  However, the future of our profession, future leaders and our region is at stake.  Thus, it can be a great priority to add into your day to find a way to give back.   Choose [...]

The Economy and the Inland Empire are on Fire!

Since we attended not one but two economic forecast events last week (one hosted by Claremont McKenna and one hosted by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership), we thought it made sense to share the take-aways: The economy has never looked better especially in the Inland Empire - All the signs [...]

Manufacturing Gains

February 7, 2017 As one of the panelists at the Manufacturers' Summit last week said, "Have you ever seen manufacturing in the news more than it has been lately?"  Quite an intriguing point.... The Summit had an expert panel on the future of manufacturing - and what the Trump [...]

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