For the second consecutive year, SACTO partnered with PG&E and SMUD to present the SACTO Capstone Awards. Consisting of two awards--Powering Prosperity and Powering Innovation--this program celebrates regional successes and builds pride.
Online PR News – 23-August-2012 – Sacramento,California – Sacramento, Calif., March 22, 2012--SACTO welcomed and honored six companies that have located or expanded in the Sacramento Region at its annual Salute to New Industry luncheon held on March 21, 2012. Honored companies were: Mori Seiki; Nippon Shokken U.S.A. Inc.; Siemens Industry, Mobility Division; TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors; US Foods; and YOUIL SOLAR Corp. Learn more about these companies and why they chose to locate or expand in the Sacramento Region by clicking here.
These companies will bring 950 new direct jobs and, through the ripple effect, are expected to contribute a total of over 6,300 jobs, $1.69 billion in output, and $404 million in new employee compensation to the region's economy.
For the second consecutive year, SACTO partnered with PG&E and SMUD to present the SACTO Capstone Awards. Consisting of two awards--Powering Prosperity and Powering Innovation--this program celebrates regional successes and builds pride and awareness of exciting developments in the region. The awards recognize visionary leadership by organizations and individuals that are advancing the Sacramento Region's prosperous and sustainable future. Sponsored by PG&E, the Powering Prosperity award was presented to Thunder Valley Casino Resort for its commitment to job creation, community involvement, and environmental stewardship through conservation. The SMUD-sponsored Powering Innovation award was presented to RCS Technology for its entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to advancing innovative energy management solutions and its commitment to building a sustainable future. Click here to learn more about the honorees.
"The theme of this year's event--Positively Sacramento, California's Capital Region--served to remind us that the past few years have been extraordinary ones for the region and we have much to be proud of. It was truly inspiring to welcome and pay tribute to this year's honored companies and to celebrate recent regional achievements that further elevate the region," said Ann Madden Rice.
SACTO would like to thank Presenting Sponsor PG&E and the many other organizations whose generous support helped make this event possible. Click here for a complete listing of sponsors.