PacMin Joins the CSUF Center for Family Business

Fullerton-based Company Becomes Center’s Newest Member

Online PR News – 05-October-2012 – Fullerton, Calif., October 5, 2012 – The Center for Family Business (CFB), part of CSUF Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, today announced its newest member Fullerton-based Pacific Miniatures (PacMin). The premier educational resource for family businesses in Southern California, the CFB is pleased to welcome aboard PacMin to its robust network of multi-generational family business leaders.

Founded in 1946, PacMin is located in West Fullerton and specializes in the creation of scale models of all sizes, for the aerospace, aviation and energy industries.

“We are excited to have [cousins] Dan and Fred Ouweleen on board with us as our newest members,” commented CFB Director Ed Hart. “Their company is fascinating and the experience they bring will enhance the Center’s network. They have been involved in the Fullerton community for years, through Rotary, Vistage, the Chamber and other local organizations. Our members are going to really enjoy getting to know Dan and Fred.”

PacMin is nominated for the second year in a row for the Orange County Business Journal’s prestigious Family Business Awards, which will be presented in November.

“The Center for Family Business was recommended to us by several other business owners who have benefitted from their membership,” said Dan Ouweleen, President of PacMin. “We are looking forward to becoming a part of this prestigious organization.”

The Center for Family Business (CFB) is an educational forum under the direction of the nationally recognized and accredited business school, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton. CFB members are given the opportunity to learn from experts in an academic atmosphere, integrating classroom education with best business practices. During each academic year, the Center for Family Business offers eight workshops on topics of special interest to family business owners, confidential discussion groups, and informative and entertaining events—all of which help to educate and facilitate success for family businesses. For information on joining the CFB, contact Robbin Bretzing at (657) 278-4182 or visit

Mihaylo College of Business and Economics is a nationally recognized and accredited business school. It offers a full range of business courses delivered by faculty members who integrate classroom education with best business practices, technology, award-winning research, functional applications and real-world experience. The largest business college in California, Mihaylo College is among just 28 percent of business schools nationwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Mihaylo College is included in the Princeton Review’s 2011 list of “Best 300 Business Schools,” a ranking based on each school’s students, physical environment, admissions requirements, teaching ratios and programs. It is also among the top 115 part-time MBA programs recognized by U.S. News & World Report.