Six Pillars are the key components of the Central Valley’s manufacturing ecosystem, with each housing one or more of eight strategies.

1  Workforce and Training 1  K-16 Food and Beverage Manufacturing Career Pathways
2  Community College-Industry Curriculum and Training Alignment
2  Supplier Networks 3  Supplier Mapping and Match-Making
3  Research and Innovation 4  Central Valley AgPLUS Research Partnership
5  Central Valley Innovation Hub (iHub) Network
4  Infrastructure/Site Development 6  Rural-Urban Connections Strategy (RUCS) Planning Tools
5  Trade and International Investment 7  Central Valley Export Training Program
6  Operational Improvement and Capital Access 8  Regional Finance Fund (Fund of Funds)