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Local Hard Kombucha Co. Expands to East Coast

BEVERAGES: Boochcraft Now Available in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine

Boochcraft, a local hard kombucha company with a reported revenue of over $10 million annually, is now available in the East Coast.

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International Sales Occupy GA-ASI

U.K. Increases Order to 16; First Netherlands Aircraft Completed

Unmanned aircraft builder General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. offered updates on two international sales during July.

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Thermo Fisher Expands Operation

Renovation Completed on Carlsbad Building

Thermo Fisher Scientific has completed renovating a 67,000 square foot building on its Carlsbad campus at 5791 Van Allen Way that will expand the company’s clinical and commercial capabilities for manufacturing plasmid DNA.

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Omega 3 Co. Launches Pet Supplements

The Coromega Company Drops Pup Packets

The Coromega Company, Inc., the Vista-based maker of nutritional supplements, wants furry friends to get their nutriments, too.

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Two San Diego Cos. Make Walmart’s Open Call Competition

RETAIL: Both Expect Annual Revenues to Drastically Increase

Two San Diego companies have made it through Walmart’s Open Call.

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Shroom Boom Coming to Vista

PROPERTY: Health Food Supplement Co. Signs $25M Lease

A Carlsbad company that makes mushroom powder as a health food supplement is moving to a Vista industrial and office building, where it signed a $25 million lease.

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New York Firm Buys Suja Life

BEVERAGES: Co. to Remain in San Diego

Suja Life, LLC, the Oceanside-based organic, cold-pressed juice company, has been sold.

New Port of Entry Will Open in 2024

TRADE: 21st Century Border Crossing to Expand Capacity

A new port of entry at the U.S.-Mexico Border in Otay Mesa is scheduled to open in late 2024.

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Oberon, Los Alamos Produce Hydrogen Fuel

TECHNOLOGY: Business, Federal Lab Plan to Scale Experiment Dramatically

Little Italy-based Oberon Fuels has teamed up with Los Alamos National Laboratory to create a new way to distribute hydrogen fuel for the tanks of futuristic vehicles.

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Uqora Acquired by Pharmavite

BIOTECH: Co. Joins Maker of Nature Made

Pharmavite, the maker of Nature Made vitamins and supplements, acquired local life science company Uqora Inc. to expand its offerings of women’s health products.

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Factory Operation Moves to Carlsbad

Nordson’s Expansive Plant Set to Produce Soldering Machines

Factory equipment maker Nordson Corp. (Nasdaq: NDSN) is moving certain operations from the Pacific Northwest to Carlsbad, a location where it already employs 600 people.

Suja Life Acquired by Paine Schwartz Partners

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

San Diego Bar Wins Pitch Competition

Awarded $10,000 to Continue to Scale the Co.

San Diego Bar, a locally headquartered company that manufactures all natural, raw, vegan and gluten free bars, was recently named the winner of the Samuel Adams “Brewing the American Dream” San Diego Pitch Room Competition.

Northrop Grumman Nets $54M Deal

Contractor Will Provide Support for Unmanned BAMS-D Aircraft

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp.’s San Diego office a $53.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract supporting the RQ-4A Global Hawk Broad Area Maritime Surveillance - Demonstrator (BAMS-D) aircraft.

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Space Micro Names New CEO, Eyes Sale This Year

TECHNOLOLGY: Employee-Owned Firm Looks Ahead to Liquidity Event

Space Micro Inc., the business in Carmel Mountain Ranch that makes radiation hardened electronics for spacecraft, announced that its board has promoted David Czajkowski to CEO.