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Bentek- Making a Difference in San Jose

Bentek- Making a Difference in San Jose

Bentek was founded in San Jose in 1985. They began by providing comprehensive design, manufacturing, and logistics services for the semiconductor industry. In 2009, Bentek expanded its business offerings as they launched their Solar Products Division. Recently, Bentek has further expanded into robotics, medical technology, and industrial automation. Bentek has proven that it can succeed and […]

Green Circuits-Innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley

Green Circuits-Innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley

Green Circuits was founded in 2006 to provide OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) in the electronics arena with a manufacturing solution to meet the challenges of legislation prohibiting the use of lead-based solder in electronic device manufacturing. They provide Electronic Manufacturing Services from design services to circuit board level solutions to complete system integration, product configuration, […]

Acosta Sheet Metal Manufacturing – “Yes We Can!”

Acosta Sheet Metal Manufacturing – “Yes We Can!”

  The story of Acosta Sheet Metal Manufacturing is, in many ways, the story of sheet metal manufacturing in San Jose. Like many manufacturers, Sal Acosta started Acosta Sheet Metal Manufacturing out of his garage off of Branham Lane in February 1972. His mission, which has become engrained in the company’s culture, is simple: make […]

Hermitage Brewing Co. – Growing a community, one beer at a time.

Hermitage Brewing Co. – Growing a community, one beer at a time.

  In 2009, Hermitage Brewing was born out of the former Tied House location in San Pedro Square. The mission of its founders and Brewmaster Peter Licht is to create beers that they want to drink and create a market from those who shared a similar palate, and in doing so, create a brand that […]

We have lift off – The Launch of Manufacture : San Jose

We have lift off – The Launch of Manufacture : San Jose

    On Monday, April 2nd, 2018, Manufacture : San Jose launched at Piranha EMS. The team from SFMade were joined by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, representatives from the San Jose Office of Economic Development, and our founding partners: The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, Bank of the […]

City of San Jose Launches MFG:SJ to Support Area Manufacturers

City of San Jose Launches MFG:SJ to Support Area Manufacturers

April 5, 2018 by Elisabeth Handler This week saw the culmination of years of regional discussions on the future of Bay Area manufacturing. The City of San Jose, in partnership with SFMade, a San Francisco-based not-for-profit, will provide San Jose manufacturers with support, connections and workforce development opportunities, through Manufacture: San Jose (MFG:SJ). The announcement of MFG:SJ was made […]