In addition to business attraction, the City of Lancaster has once again been named Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County among cities with a population of 50,000 or greater by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC). Lancaster is the first city in the history of the program to receive the award twice, with a previous win in 2007.

To continue strengthening this business-friendly atmosphere, the City of Lancaster also extended the Building Incentive Stimulus Program for new commercial properties and existing home tracts. For new commercial and industrial development, development impact fees will be deferred from building permit issuance to the Certificate of Occupancy. This program will be in effect from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 in order to help stimulate the local job market, eliminate blight and nuisances, increase property values, and encourage developers to continue building in the City of Lancaster.

Think Engineering

Think Engineering possesses a wide range of test engineering and analysis capabilities. All of which are interrelated in order to create a superior solution using the “Develop, Build, Test” philosophy to meet your specific needs. At Think Engineering we aspire to explore and develop new aspects of technology and engineering. Where most settle for adequate, Think Engineering strives to set the bar higher.

Test Design and Planning, Experimental Fixture Design, Systems/Project Engineering, Structure Design/Analysis, CNC 5axis Machining Capability, Test Facility Setup, Assembly and Checkout, Failure Modes Testing, Component/Assembly Testing, Instrumentation/Data Acquisition, Material Coupon Testing.

Lancaster Alloys Company

Formed in 1993 by a small group of engineers and experienced technicians in the aircraft and aerospace industry with one goal in mind, "Produce the finest quality welding wire available at competitive prices and quick deliveries". Manufactures and distributes welding wire world-wide with the capacity to process 1,000 lbs. per week of raw material into various diameters and forms of finished product. Once again, welcome to The Lancaster Alloys Website. We hope you will find it helpful and informative in your everyday welding and purchasing activities.

J&R MachineWorks - CNC Machining

J & R Machine Works has been in Business in the Antelope Valley since 1989 and counts with over 28 years of experience. We are located on a 5-acre lot with over 3,100 square feet of work space. We work hard to meet every customers needs and make every effort to assure the highest quality product. We are always looking forward to working with new customers and taking on new challenges.

PRS Manufacturing USA

Proprietary superior quality Plastic Injection Molded products to the Irrigation and Power and Telecommunication Industries. As an Injection Custom Mold company, PRS Manufacturing USA manufactures products for the Military, Construction, Landscaping, Aerospace, Commercial, Water Conservation, and Mining Industries. PRS Manufacturing USA also has Blow Molding capabilities.

Angel Capacitors

Angel Capacitors specializes in the production of custom film capacitors built in accordance with clients' specific design and requirements.

Griff Industries, Inc.

Manufactures and markets disposable and re-usable medical products for operating room applications. Also offers designing, mould building, and moulding services, including second operation and packaging services.

Pacific Seismic Products

Today Pacific Seismic Products is the world's leading supplier of earthquake-activated automatic gas shut-off valves and other seismic devices.

Pacific Seismic was incorporated in 1989 when it acquired the rights to Koso's seismic valves. PSP has continued to develop its gas shut- off valves by adding vertical and specialized types to its already successful horizontal line, giving PSP the most complete line of seismically activated gas shut-off valves from 3/4" to 8".

Having a complete hi-tech on-site manufacturing facility in Lancaster, CA, PSP is able to engineer, die cast, sand cast, CNC machine and assemble their own parts and valves.

Pacific Seismic Products’ state-of-the-art quality control process leads the industry with high-tech, multi-stage testing of every valve manufactured, assuring you absolute reliability in a "Made In America" product.

Morton Manufacturing

Founded in 1967, Morton is the leading supplier of nickel-alloy bolts for gas-turbine aircraft engines, as well as aeroderivative gas-turbine engines for industrial use worldwide.

Flip Perillo Fasterners

With over 22 years experience with the aerospace industry, Flip Perillo Fasteners specializes in the aerospace and automotive fastener industry.


Fastenal provides companies with the fasteners, tools, and supplies they need to manufacture products, build structures, protect personnel, and maintain facilities and equipment.


Incotec is a part of the global aerospace supply chain, which has been supplying fastener coatings to for over 20 years.

BRW Control Systems

BRW Control Systems is dedicated to providing reliable, versatile and inexpensive electronic security systems for all types of point-of-sale and publicly accessible equipment.

Since 1990, BRW’s unique IIDAS alarm systems have provided exceptional quality and state-of-the-art design for its customers. Custom applications for OEMs are available. BRW is happy to provide prospective customers with price quotes for any of its products.

Inquiries from customers and distributors concerning technical and installation issues, or new security applications, are welcome.

Ongoing research and development by the company’s engineers will ensure continued improvement of the IIDAS® security systems and accessories offered by BRW, and result in new products with enhanced asset protection for all types of point-of-sale (POS) and publicly accessible equipment.


Established leader in Southern California in the design and manufacture of custom cable harnesses and molded assemblies. Specializing in engineered custom designs with the shortest lead times in the industry, RND is the right choice for customers looking to optimize production, and lower overall costs.

Simulations Plus

The leading developer of Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion and Toxicity (ADMET) and Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling and simulation software for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology, industrial chemical, cosmetic, herbicide, and food ingredient industries today. Our software allows pharmaceutical scientists to predict certain key potential endpoints and dynamics, in silico, thereby reducing research & development costs and helping clients make better projects decisions... sooner.

Worldwide Plastics

For more than 20 years, Worldwide Plastics has been supplying custom and stock thermoformed packaging solutions to the produce industry and growers.

Artisan Creations, Inc.

Artisan Creations Inc. is a certified contract manufacturer of precision components, primarily specializing in surgical implants and accessories for various medical disciplines including, but not limited to, neurological/skull-based, orthopedic, reconstructive, cardiovascular, dental, and bariatric surgeries.

Deutrel Industries

Water treatment formulas, organic fertilizers, and ecologically safe products for home use.

Behold 3dMe

Behold 3DMe offers on demand 3d Printing of miniature figures, with the goal of transferring art into a tangible creation.

Ruggles Fabrication

Metal Specialties, Metal-Wholesale

J & G Forest Products 

J & G Forest Products cares for all landscaping and gardening needs.


Palmdale continues to be the destination for businesses to start, relocate and above all, grow! As a result, residents have greater opportunities to shop, dine and work close to home. We have created some excellent business parks and retail corridors for businesses to thrive and we continue to attract potential manufacturers to come to Palmdale to take advantage of all that we have to offer – a skilled workforce, outstanding retail and restaurants, beautiful parks and amenities and affordable housing.

Kinkisharyo International

$891 million contract

Kinkisharyo International, from Osaka Japan, is a light rail car manufacturer that has been customizing solutions for urban transit agencies worldwide. After designing and manufacturing more than ten thousand railcars, Kinkisharyo has become the number one supplier of low-floor light rail vehicles in North America.

Kinkisharyo received an $891 million dollar railcar contract from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to deliver 235 cars for use on the region’s expanding light-rail network. Kinkisharyo is currently setting up their manufacturing facility at Site 9, in Palmdale and looking to hire more than 150 employees for the facility.

Palmdale Power Plant

• More than 800 construction jobs for 3 years
• 35 high-paying full-time jobs
• $5 million into the local economy annualy

Summit Power Group LLC, an energy project developer from Seattle, Washington, has been approved to purchase the 570 megawatt Palmdale Power Plant project. The 570 megawatt project, hailed by the EPA as a “model for power plants across the nation,” and the “cleanest power plant ever permitted,” will provide more than 800 construction jobs for up to 3 years, 35 high-paying full time jobs to operate the plant and dozens of support jobs and will infuse $5 million into the local economy annually. In August 2011, after three years of intense study and scrutiny, the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved the Palmdale Power Plant, followed by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) review and issuance of their permit for the construction and operation of the project. “This is the most scrutinized project in the history of the Antelope Valley,” said Palmdale’s Director of Public Works Mike Mischel.

The Palmdale Power Plant will bring enormous benefits to the Antelope Valley through direct local expenditures, taxes, regional economic benefits, energy and jobs. The project will also pay for a $20 million dollar recycled water interconnect between the treatment plants in Lancaster and Palmdale.

Palmdale Regional Airport

In addition to our great success in the manufacturing sector, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has agreed to transfer the Palmdale Regional Airport back to the City. The transfer is underway and Palmdale is currently exploring new opportunities at Palmdale Regional Airport.

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