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WD-40 Co. reported a 20 percent increase in profits for fiscal 2016.
SPORT: Aqua Lung Looks To Pass Competitors With The Help of Michael Phelps
Quick. Name one of the biggest French companies in San Diego’s North County. One that balances showy, high-stakes athleticism with the silence of military covert operations. One built on a legacy of undersea exploration.
LRAD Corp. received a $1.3 million order for mobile mass-notification systems, the North County company announced on Oct. 18.
Solana Beach-based American Wave Machines Inc. has landed a contract to equip an indoor surf venue in Australia with its SurfStream wave machine.
San Diego startup Feetz Inc., a company that uses 3D printing technology to make custom-fit shoes, has launched a pop-up shop within DSW Inc. shoe store locations in New York City and San Francisco.
American Laboratory Trading (ALT) has partnered with Agilent Technologies, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of life science equipment, to sell factory-refurbished lab equipment.
Canadian firm Laguna Blends Inc. is acquiring marketing rights for, and an equity interest in, two brands by nutraceutical water company Carlsbad Naturals LLC in a $1.8 million deal.
Representatives of Sempra U.S. Gas & Power joined U.S. Department of the Navy and Department of Energy officials Oct. 14 in dedicating a 210-megawatt-DC solar facility near Phoenix that will provide one-third of the power for 14 Navy and Marine Corps installations in California.
Infraestructura Energética Nova S.A.B. de C.V, Sempra Energy’s Mexican subsidiary, announced pricing and other details of a private and public offering intended to raise more than $1.4 billion.
Stone Brewing Co. announced Oct. 13 that it is cutting approximately 5 percent of its workforce – laying off about 60 of its 1,200 employees – as it adjusts to rising competitive pressures in the beer industry.
Investment management firm BlackRock Inc. held a 10.2 percent stake in Carlsbad-based Callaway Golf Co. as of Sept. 30, crossing a threshold where the fund had to report its stake to securities regulators.
The U.S. Navy said that it awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $106.2 million contract modification to buy materials for a fifth Expeditionary Mobile Base ship, and to support its construction.
Senomyx Inc., a local biotech that makes flavor enhancers, has extended its collaboration with PepsiCo.
If you ask most students and parents about their thoughts on manufacturing, they will bring up archaic images of a lackluster industry, with assembly lines and low-skilled workers.
PRODUCTION: Artisans Engrave the Headstones; Internet Vies for Business
A visit to Carol Parker’s office and workshop seems like a trip back to the days before World War II. The neighborhood is old and her buildings date from the 1930s. Some of the furnishings and religious statuary seem equally old. However, the computer-aided design hardware and the many California employment posters on the walls show this manufacturing business is very much a part of the 21st century.