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San Diego-based Sapphire Energy Inc., a producer of algae cultivation technologies, appointed James Levine as president, CEO and board member, the company announced.
Beverage: San Diego Beer Maker’s Product Now Sold in 11 Other Countries
San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. is the latest expanding beer-maker to extend the reach of its popular brews well beyond U.S. borders.
BREWING: Brewery, Eatery And Store Part of Big Plans
Years ago, some people told Stone Brewing Co.’s co-founder that he’d be crazy to take on the established players in beer-making’s European homeland, particularly Germany.
The Pentagon said on July 23 that the Defense Threat Reduction Agency awarded Cubic Corp. a contract that could be worth up to $500 million over 10 years.
Chula Vista-based Youngevity International Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary, CLR Roasters, has procured several contracts for its strictly high-grown washed Arabica coffee, totaling $3 million dollars for its recently launched green coffee distribution division, the parent company said.
The local brewer signed a $1.28 million, 10-year lease for an industrial building to expand capacity.
The International Trade Commission finds continued patent infringement despite products being redesigned.
The grant supports research based on biotechnology licensed from The Scripps Research Institute.
Arena Pharmaceuticals will be eligible for milestone payments.
Stone Brewing Co. plans to spend more than $25 million renovating building for beer making.
AUTO: 2014 New Vehicle Sales Forecast Near 150,000
New car sales, a key bellwether for the health of the economy, continued rising this year in San Diego and were on track to break last year’s record number of about 140,000, according to the New Car Dealers Association of San Diego County.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said July 15 that it received a U.S. Army contract that could be worth up to $34.8 million over five years.
Pulse Electronics Corp. appointed Alan Benjamin as interim CEO and John Major as interim chairman of the board, following the resignation of Ralph Faison as chairman, president and CEO, the company announced.
The U.S. Army awarded Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $38.8 million, one-year contract modification to operate, sustain and integrate Highlighter sensors able to detect improvised explosive devices.
San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy has acquired a 96 percent stake in the planned 175-megawatt Pilot Hill Wind Project, which has a 20-year power-purchase agreement with Microsoft Corp., EDF announced.