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Manufacturing’s New Path Being Paved By 3-D Printing

Complex Printers Capable of Fusing Parts; Forecast 3D Tackles Jobs in Aerospace, Biomedical and AutomotiveThe new face of manufacturing in San Diego County sits inside a low-rise building at the end of a cul-de-sac next to McClellan-Palomar Airport.

Northrop Grumman Receives $15.2 million Navy Contract for Fire Scout Work

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $15.2 million contract modification to integrate specialized radar equipment into its Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.

Ionis Earns $10M Milestone Payment From Biogen

Carlsbad drugmaker Ionis Pharmaceuticals has earned $10 million from its Big Pharma partner Biogen for taking one of its experimental drugs to the clinic.

Cubic Making First Foreign Sale of Its GATR Satellite Equipment

Cubic Corp. received a $5 million contract to supply its GATR portable satellite dishes to New Zealand’s military services.

Shelved Drug's Prospects Revived With $22M

Last year, a top San Diego executive snatched up a once-failed drug from pharma giant Sanofi and formed a new biotech startup around the medicine.k

AnaptysBio Plans to Raise $99M in Stock Offering

Local biotech AnaptysBio is capitalizing on its skyrocketing stock performance this week with an announcement that the company plans to raise $99 million in a stock offering this month.

Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. Announces Preferred Stock Offering

Innovative Industrial Properties Inc., an investment company that aims to buy buildings and lease them to growers of medical marijuana, announced Oct. 12 that it is looking raise $15 million by selling 600,000 shares of preferred stock in the company at $25 per share.

NuVasive Receives Expanded FDA Clearance for Limb Lengthening System

The FDA gave San Diego company NuVasive expanded 510 (k) clearance for the company’s Precice system, which treats patients with limb length discrepancy and deformities.

Local CEO Is One of 10 Finalists in SBA's InnovateHER Business Challenge.

Jenna Ryan, CEO of San Diego-based Uqora LLC, is one of 10 finalists for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER Business Challenge.

AnaptysBio's Stock Soars Following Good News on Eczema Drug

The stock price for San Diego drugmaker AnaptysBio has more than doubled in a matter of hours following news that the company’s experimental drug performed well in a recent study.

Students Schooled in Manufacturing at Northrop Grumman

Middle school students got a glimpse of life on the factory floor during Manufacturing Week in early October.

Northrop Grumman To Build Three High-Flying Surveillance Aircraft for Japan

Northrop Grumman Corp. will build three of its high-flying surveillance aircraft for Japan.

Report: County Agriculture Growing Again

Agriculture values last year in San Diego County grew by 2.63 percent to about $1.75 billion, after a two-year decline.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Acquiring Crystal Bioscience in $35.5M Deal

San Diego drugmaker Ligand Pharmaceuticals is acquiring Emeryville-based Crystal Bioscience in a deal worth up to $35.5 million.

SDBJ Recognizes Manufacturing Award Winners

The San Diego Business Journal recognized four local companies at its third annual Manufacturing Awards on Thursday at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Working to Expand Use of its Lead Drug

Local drugmaker Acadia Pharmaceuticals is going back to the labs this month to expand the use of its lead product Nuplazid, which currently fights psychotic episodes.