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Ionis Pharmaceuticals- Business in Action Video

Carlsbad’s companies are changing the world! The City of Carlsbad and Ionis Pharmaceuticals have partnered together to create a video that features a world class company in Carlsbad as a top place to work. Carlsbad is at the center of one of the top life sciences clusters in the United States – San Diego. Game-changing…

Nordson Corporation Expands Advanced Manufacturing Footprint in Carlsbad

On Tuesday, Nordson Corporation will open its new 93,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Carlsbad. The new location will employ more than 500 local residents in advanced manufacturing jobs along the 78 Corridor. Building upon its presence in Vista and Carlsbad, the new campus will be home to several businesses in Nordson’s Advanced Technology group,…

City of Carlsbad Reports Biotech Incubator Success

Presentation to City Council and new video describe success of public/private partnership effort Carlsbad, CA, March 8, 2016 – After three years of operation, the City of Carlsbad’s life sciences incubator Bio, Tech and Beyond is reporting continued success and growth.  Following the grand opening in the summer of 2013, the incubator helped launch six…

Economic Development Receives Awards of Merit

Carlsbad’s Economic Development staff received two awards of merit from the California Association for Local Economic Development. The first award was in the partnerships category for the city’s MiraCosta Technology Career Institute. The institute opened in April 2015 in a city-owned building and develops a skilled workforce by training and certifying students and incumbent workers…

New Law Requires Organic Waste Recycling Starting April 1st

This week, the City of Carlsbad, CalRecycle and Feeding America San Diego held a workshop to educate businesses about a new law on organic waste recycling. Assembly Bill 1826 requires organic waste recycling beginning April 1, 2016 and it could affect your business. The law requires that businesses arrange recycling for food waste, green waste,…

Carlsbad Secures Sustainable and Diverse Water Supply for Businesses

Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will be loaning the City of Carlsbad $30 million for the city to expand its recycled water facility. The loan allows for Carlsbad to recycle all of its wastewater during the summer. The plant expansion allows Carlsbad to filter its wastewater to then reuse to irrigate parks,…

GoPros New Carlsbad Digs are Everything Cool

Employers in cutting edge industries like the action camera empire GoPro are looking for amazing work spaces where employees can immerse, collaborate and innovate. The hunt for that environment brings companies with a worldwide presence straight to Carlsbad, CA. GoPro recently moved from nearby Encinitas to Carlsbad’s “make” building which offers amenities galore. GoPro’s Carlsbad…

Money Available for On-the Job and Customized Training

The City of Carlsbad partnered with the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce today by holding a workshop to inform businesses about federal money available for job training programs. The Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act approved in 2014, appropriates $72 billion each year through 2020. Want a piece of that…

El Niño: Is your business prepared?

2016 is an El Niño year, and it’s here! Whether you’re a business or resident, the message is the same: 2016 is an El Niño year. As we saw with storms earlier this week, that means lots of heavy wind and rainfall this season. These conditions could wreak havoc in Southern California, and Carlsbad is no…

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