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LAEDC Saves 70 Jobs in Paramount

LAEDC Success Story CFR Rinkens in Paramount   CFR Rinkens provides global door-to-door shipping solutions for any cargo. They are known for their expertise in classic car and new vehicle transportation, … Continued

Future Forum: Future of Work–Recap

Approximately 200 guests joined us on 10/3/17 at the South Park Center in Downtown L.A. for our Future Forum about the Future of Work. The event opened with a press … Continued

L.A. County Contracting Connections

L.A. County Contracting Connections   The County has adopted a 25% small business contracting goal as part of the Contracting Connections program from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA). This … Continued

AB 1250 Update

We are pleased to report that Assembly Bill (AB) 1250 (Jones-Sawyer) did not get out of the Rules Committee (Senate) and will not go to the Governor. The LAEDC thanks … Continued

LAEDC Uniting Cities to Attract Amazon

Amazon recently announced its intention to build a new second headquarters (“Amazon HQ2”) with projected employment of 50,000 new full-time well-paying direct jobs once fully built out and operational. Based … Continued

LAEDC Success Story: 93 Jobs Saved

Techmer PM is a polymer materials designer in Rancho Dominquez. In business since 1982, the Company has produced engineered compounds for the plastics and fiber industries and 3D Printing for … Continued

Recap: LAEDC Member Mixer

LAEDC members and staff socialized poolside at the brand new Intercontinental Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on 7/26/17. During the event, Jodie Lesh, Senior Vice President of National Delivery System … Continued

LAEDC Success Story: 18 Jobs Saved

LAEDC Success Story American Shoe Manufacturing and Design, Inc. For several years, American Shoe Manufacturing and Design, Inc. has been manufacturing exquisite, custom-made ballroom, special occasions and street shoes for men and … Continued

Future Forum Recap: AI & Robotics

Business, government and education leaders came together at the ROW DTLA for the fourth installment of Future Forums – a series co-sponsored by CSU Dominguez Hills, whose focus is on … Continued

Recap: Board of Governors 1/18/17

LAEDC welcomed 90 guests to its quarterly Board of Governors meeting on January 18, 2017 at the California Club. Chairman of the LAEDC, Chris Martin welcomed attendees and set the … Continued