GAO Tek Serves Bakersfield, CA

About Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield is a city located in Kern County in the southern part of California, USA. It is one of the largest and most populous cities in California’s Central Valley, and it serves as the county seat of Kern County.

 

Geography

Bakersfield is situated in the southern San Joaquin Valley, which is a fertile and agriculturally significant region of California. The city’s coordinates are approximately 35.3733° N latitude and 119.0187° W longitude. The surrounding landscape is characterized by flat, arid terrain with semi-arid desert to the east and the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the west. Bakersfield is very important to GAO Tek Inc. GAO has many satisfied customers in Bakersfield and surrounding regions. GAO Tek delivers overnight here from its office in the city of Toronto or New York City.  Ranked as one of the top global B2B technology suppliers, GAO Tek’s primary market is North America, including the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

History

Bakersfield has a rich history that dates back to the mid-19th century. The city was originally founded in 1869 and developed as a hub for the ranching and agriculture industries, particularly oil production and cotton farming. It played a significant role in the early years of the California oil industry, and its growth was closely tied to oil discoveries.

Economy

Bakersfield’s economy has historically been dominated by agriculture, oil production, and manufacturing. It is often referred to as the “Oil Capital of California” due to its substantial oil reserves. Agriculture in the region includes the cultivation of crops such as grapes, citrus fruits, almonds, and pistachios. In recent years, Bakersfield has seen diversification in its economy with a growing presence of healthcare, education, and logistics industries. Many industry leaders in Bakersfield have worked with GAO Tek’s to develop advanced technological solutions for them, including GAO Tek products from these categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, and Network and IoT Products.

Culture and Entertainment

Bakersfield has a vibrant cultural scene and is particularly known for its contributions to country music. The city is often associated with the “Bakersfield Sound,” a style of country music made famous by artists like Merle Haggard and Buck Owens. You can explore various country music venues and museums dedicated to these artists in the city. Additionally, Bakersfield offers a range of dining options, shopping centers, and recreational activities.

Education

Bakersfield is home to several higher education institutions, including California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB). CSUB is known for its strong programs in various fields, and it plays a significant role in the academic landscape of the region. Some leading education institutions in Bakersfield, CA have deployed GAO Tek’s leading-edge products to teach and invest in next generation of talents from Bakersfield, CA.

Transportation

Bakersfield is well-connected by road, as it sits at the intersection of major highways, including State Route 99 and State Route 58. The city is also served by an Amtrak station and the Meadows Field Airport, providing convenient transportation options. Companies in Bakersfield, CA have been using GAO Tek’s products in building, maintaining, and operating cars, buses, trucks, roads, bridges, airplanes, airports etc.

 

Top Industries in Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield, CA is a global economic powerhouse and has many globally and regionally influential industries, such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Oil and Energy
  • Healthcare and Medical Services
  • Education and Research Industry
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Retail and Tourism
  • Manufacturing
  • Logistics and Transportation

 

Agriculture in Bakersfield

Agriculture has been a fundamental industry in Bakersfield and the surrounding Kern County for many years. The region produces a variety of crops, including grapes, citrus fruits, nuts (like almonds and pistachios), and various vegetables. Customers in Agriculture industries in Bakersfield, CA have purchased in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical and water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers are particularly interested in GAO Tek’s Environmental Test Instruments, including Anemometers, Colorimeters, Gas Analyzers, Hygrometers, Infrared Thermometers & Cameras, Moisture Analyzers & Meters, Radiation Meters, Refractometers, Sound Level Meters & Calibrators, Temperature & Process Calibrators, Data Loggers and Turbidimeters.

Here are the leading companies in Agriculture Industry in Metro and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Grimmway Farms
  • Bolthouse Farms
  • Sun World International
  • Pandol Brothers
  • Paramount Farming Company
  • Pacific Ag Rentals
  • Central Valley Seeds
  • Central California Almond Growers Association
  • Sunview Vineyards of California
  • Grimmway Academy

 

Oil and Energy in Bakersfield

Bakersfield is often referred to as the “Oil Capital of California.” The city and the surrounding area are home to significant oil reserves and oil production facilities. The oil and energy sector, including oil extraction, refining, and related services, plays a crucial role in the local economy. Customers in Second Top Industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products. Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Products.

Many customers are particularly interested in GAO Tek’s Environmental Test Instruments, including Anemometers, Colorimeters, Gas Analyzers, Hygrometers, Infrared Thermometers & Cameras, Moisture Analyzers & Meters, Radiation Meters, Refractometers, Sound Level Meters & Calibrators, Temperature & Process Calibrators, Data Loggers and Turbidimeters.

Here are the leading companies in Oil and Energy industry in Bakersfield and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Chevron Corporation
  • Aera Energy LLC
  • California Resources Corporation
  • Berry Petroleum Company
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation
  • CRC Oilfield Services
  • California Resources Corporation
  • E&B Natural Resources Management Corporation
  • Vintage Production California
  • Vaquero Energy

 

Healthcare and Medical Services in Bakersfield

The healthcare sector in Bakersfield is a major employer and includes numerous hospitals, medical centers, clinics, and healthcare-related businesses. These facilities provide healthcare services to the city’s residents and the broader region. Customers in Healthcare and Medical Services industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical and water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers are particularly interested in GAO Tek’s Life Sciences Testers, including Life Sciences, Melting Point, Peristaltic Pumps, Polarimeters, and Viscometers.

Here are the leading companies in technology and innovation industry in Bakersfield and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Dignity Health Bakersfield
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
  • Kern Medical
  • Adventist Health Bakersfield
  • San Joaquin Community Hospital
  • Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center
  • Bakersfield Heart Hospital
  • Omni Family Health
  • Bakersfield Surgery Center

 

Education and Research Industry in Bakersfield

The numerous educational institutions in the region also drive research and development activities, supporting innovation and knowledge-based industries. Customers in education and research industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical and water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers are particularly interested in GAO Tek’s Life Sciences Testers, including Life Sciences, Melting Point, Peristaltic Pumps, Polarimeters, and Viscometers.

Here are the leading companies in education and research industry in Providence-Warwick and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB)
  • Bakersfield College
  • University of California Cooperative Extension
  • Kern County Superintendent of Schools
  • Kern County Library
  • Bakersfield City School District
  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District
  • Kern Community College District
  • Kern County Office of Education
  • Bakersfield Research & Science Innovation Center (BRSIC)

 

Construction and Real Estate Industry in Bakersfield, CA

The construction and real estate industries are active due to ongoing development projects, residential construction, and commercial real estate ventures. Customers in construction and real estate industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical and water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers are particularly interested in GAO Tek’s Environmental Test Instruments, including Anemometers, Colorimeters, Gas Analyzers, Hygrometers, Infrared Thermometers & Cameras, Moisture Analyzers & Meters, Radiation Meters, Refractometers, Sound Level Meters & Calibrators, Temperature & Process Calibrators, Data Loggers and Turbidimeters.

Here are the leading companies in construction and real estate industry in Bakersfield, CA and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Castle & Cooke California, Inc.
  • Towery Homes
  • Woodside Homes
  • John Balfanz Homes
  • Lennar Homes
  • S & S Homes
  • Gaskill Homes
  • Dave Packer Custom Builder
  • A-C Electric Company
  • Neece & Company Construction

 

Technology and Innovation Industry in Bakersfield

Bakersfield has seen growth in technology and innovation sectors. Startups and tech companies, particularly in fields like biotechnology and software development, contribute to the local economy. Customers in technology and innovation industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical and water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Structural Testers including Coating & Material Thickness Gauges, Crack Detectors, Flaw Detectors, Gloss Meters, Hardness Testers, Manometers, Other Material Analyzers, Surface Roughness Gauges & Testers, Thermal Imagers & Industrial Endoscopes, Thickness Gauges, Ultrasonic & Mass Flow Meters and Vibration Meters.

Here are the leading companies in technology and innovation industry in Bakersfield, CA and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Siklu
  • Matt Kwiecinski IT Consulting
  • Intellect Outsource
  • EEC Systems
  • Aera Technology
  • Rainman Consulting
  • Innovative IP Solutions
  • Xivic Inc.
  • Adwala
  • Flock Freight

 

Retail and Tourism Industry in Bakersfield

The retail sector is vital, with various shopping districts and a vibrant tourism industry. The region’s historical sites, cultural attractions, and coastal areas attract visitors, supporting the hospitality and tourism industry. Customers in retail and tourism industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical and water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Here are the leading companies in retail and tourism industry in Bakersfield, CA and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Valley Plaza Mall
  • The Marketplace
  • Bakersfield Gateway
  • Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace
  • Visit Bakersfield
  • Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center
  • The Padre Hotel
  • Courtyard by Marriott Bakersfield
  • Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center
  • Local Restaurants and Eateries

 

Manufacturing Industry in Bakersfield

Bakersfield has a history of manufacturing, particularly in industries such as jewelry manufacturing, textiles, and machinery production. While the scale of manufacturing has diminished over the years, it remains an important sector in the region. Customers in the manufacturing industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical and water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Structural Testers including Coating & Material Thickness Gauges, Crack Detectors, Flaw Detectors, Gloss Meters, Hardness Testers, Manometers, Other Material Analyzers, Surface Roughness Gauges & Testers, Thermal Imagers & Industrial Endoscopes, Thickness Gauges, Ultrasonic & Mass Flow Meters and Vibration Meters.

Here are the leading companies in manufacturing industry in Bakersfield and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Bolthouse Farms (Food and Beverage)
  • Grimmway Farms (Agricultural and Food Processing)
  • Bolthouse Farms (Beverage Processing)
  • The Wonderful Company (Beverage, Food, and Agriculture)
  • Grimmway Farms (Agriculture and Food Processing)
  • Trimac Panel Products (Wood Products)
  • DeLaval (Dairy Equipment and Technology)
  • Chevron (Oil and Gas Equipment)
  • Rain for Rent (Fluid Handling Solutions)
  • JBT Corporation (Food and Beverage Processing Equipment)

 

Logistics and Transportation Industry in Bakersfield

Due to its proximity to major highways and railroads, Bakersfield is a significant transportation and logistics hub. It serves as a distribution center for goods moving throughout California and beyond. Customers in Logistics and Transportation Industry in Bakersfield, CA are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products. Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Products.

Here are the leading companies in transportation and logistics industry in Bakersfield and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Duie Pyle
  • FedEx Ground
  • Old Dominion Freight Line
  • Saia LTL Freight
  • XPO Logistics
  • Reddaway
  • Estes Express Lines
  • Central Cal Transportation
  • McKee Food Service
  • Blue Grace Logistics

 

Helping Customers in Bakersfield with Compliance

With its products and services, GAO Tek has been helping its customers in Bakersfield to comply with the U.S. federal regulations, California regulations, and Bakersfield regulations or by-laws. For example, on the state level, we have worked with:

  • California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
  • California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA)
  • California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
  • California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
  • California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)
  • California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
  • California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
  • California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)
  • California Department of Business Oversight (DBO)

 

Helping Customers in Metro

GAO Tek provides online support or onsite support at customers’ premises in Bakersfield and has been working with partners in Bakersfield to supplement our support work. GAO Tek ships its products overnight to customers in Bakersfield from our office in New York City or the City of Toronto.

Here are some of GAO Tek’s other customers in Bakersfield, CA. They have purchased GAO Tek products from these categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones and Network and IoT Products.

  • Grimmway Farms
  • Bolthouse Farms
  • Wonderful Citrus
  • Aera Energy
  • Kern Medical
  • Chevron Corporation
  • California Resources Corporation
  • Sun World International
  • San Joaquin Community Hospital
  • Valley Republic Bank
  • California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB)
  • Omni Family Health
  • The Wonderful Company
  • Paramount Farming Company
  • Kern Federal Credit Union
  • Kern Oil & Refining Co.
  • Tejon Ranch Company
  • Clinica Sierra Vista

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