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Meet the makers of a virtual forklift

Jul 29, 2018

Meet the makers of a virtual forklift

Who said video gaming isn’t productive? PlayWerk, a startup company based in Irvine, has invented a Virtual Reality (VR) simulator that allows companies to train and evaluate forklift operators in a safe environment away from the hustle and bustle of real warehouses.

Irvine shops are tops – by design

Jun 25, 2018

Irvine shops are tops – by design

An audacious plan recently was hatched to remodel one of Irvine’s oldest and dearest retail centers — Woodbridge Village Center.

A busload of talent

Jun 25, 2018

A busload of talent

App maker Ville Houttu believes that success stems from “getting the right people on the bus.”  That’s why he moved his company — Vincit California — from Silicon Valley to Irvine Spectrum.

Mazda designed job satisfaction into HQ at Irvine Spectrum

Apr 29, 2018

Mazda designed job satisfaction into HQ at Irvine Spectrum

Irvine is home to five major automotive companies, as well as one-third of all Fortune 500 companies. Of these, it is Mazda North American Operations whose name stands atop 200 Spectrum Center, where it occupies five floors and the lobby.