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Escondido’s Stone Brewing Co. has named Dominic Engels as its new chief executive officer, effective Sept. 6, as current CEO and co-founder Greg Koch is promoted to a previously announced role as executive chairman.
Sullivan Solar Power has completed construction of six solar projects expected to save Encinitas Union School District more than $21 million during the next 25 years.
Senomyx Inc., a local biotech that makes flavor enhancers, has landed regulatory approval in China to sell two of its product ingredients: Sweetmyx SR96 and Bittermyx BB68.
Carlsbad-based Callaway Golf Co. said on Aug. 29 that it agreed to acquire Vista-based Toulon Design for undisclosed terms. Toulon specializes in putters.
The owner of Vista-based McCain Inc., which makes traffic control equipment for roads and highways, said Aug. 26 that it agreed to sell 100 percent of its shares to Austria-based Swarco.
General Dynamics NASSCO received a $511 million contract from Matson Navigation Co. Inc. to build two ships able to haul containers and other cargo on routes to Hawaii, the companies announced Aug. 25.
Cubic Corp. is leasing a 39,000-square-foot facility in Otay Mesa to complement its Tijuana manufacturing space.
BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair is among seven companies awarded second-year contract options on U.S. Navy ship modernization deals.
Driven by the U.S. Navy’s plan to station more ships in San Diego and its own plans to grow, BAE Systems Ship Repair recently leased more than 100,000 square feet of new space in the South Bay.
San Diego-headquartered Green Flash Brewing Co. has announced a Nov. 13 public opening for its new East Coast production facility and tasting room in Virginia Beach, Va. Fund-raising and related events are slated for the grand opening, and the company’s beers will officially start shipping from the new facility on Jan. 1, 2017.
The U.S. Air Force placed a $371 million order with Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. for 30 Reaper remotely operated unmanned aircraft.
Carlsbad-based Callaway Golf Co. declared a penny-per-share dividend on Aug. 10.
BEVERAGE: S.D. Coffee Culture Advances To the Next Level
San Diego’s craft beer brewers — with their sophisticated palates and purist culture — may be priming the region for another kind of brew business: artisan coffee.
San Diego-headquartered AleSmith Brewing Co. has expanded its distribution into Australia through a new partnership with that country’s Experienceit Beverages.
El Cajon-based oil and gas producer Royale Energy Inc. on Tuesday announced it had raised $2.5 million. The company also reported a net loss of nearly a half-million dollars in the second quarter of the year.