TechTonic TV – Advanced Manufacturing
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TechTonic TV – Advanced Manufacturing

TechTonic TV – Advanced Manufacturing One issue the Nevada County Economic Resource Council frequently hears about is how difficult it can be to find skilled workers for local manufacturers.  The accelerating intersection of technology and fabrication means that the skill set required has shifted radically from that needed in previous generations.  Manufacturing has always been…

Moving and Grooving with Quietech
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Moving and Grooving with Quietech

Melissa Hannebrink has always been fascinated by computers, and more specifically by all they are capable of. She knew in her early teens that her future would lie in the advancement of this profound (and necessary) technology.  Her company Quietech Associates, Inc. has been met with astounding success. It has won The Union’s “Best Of…

How’s it Going? The Future of Broadband in Nevada County
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How’s it Going? The Future of Broadband in Nevada County

How’s it going?: The future of broadband in Nevada County By Jennifer Nobles It’s probably no surprise that at this point, broadband internet access has become more important not just to businesses but to individuals as well.  Those who rely on the service to obtain and maintain everything from tax documents to payments and purchases…

From a Galaxy Far Far Away to the White House and Beyond
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From a Galaxy Far Far Away to the White House and Beyond

by Hollie Grimaldi Flores As live events were shuttered in March of 2020, this Nevada County based company took advantage of the forced down time, expanding from a single self-named offering – Telestepper—to an expanded base of manufactured goods, all geared toward live speaking events.  Emerging from the pandemic with a new name and an…