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Cymbiotika Launches Rya Organics CBD Brand

MANUFACTURING: Co. Projected to Reach $20M in 2021

Cymbiotika LLC, the innovative wellness brand that relocated from Atlanta, Georgia, to Sorrento Valley last year, has launched its own brand of CBD wellness products.

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Flux Power Revenue Grows $1.9 Million

Year-Over-Year Sales Increase Over 11 Consecutive Quarters

Flux Power (Nasdaq: FLUX), a producer of lithium-ion batteries for electrically powered forklifts and other small industrial vehicles, reported record quarterly revenue that was just shy of $7 million.

Tracing His Roots and Moving People

MANUFACTURING: Apparel Maker Finds Himself in a Position to Help

For Tony Olaes, reconnecting with his family’s home country was a pivotal and life-changing experience.

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Chocolatier Helps Feed Food Insecure

Co. Donates to Feeding San Diego, Two Other Organizations

Chuao Chocolatier, founded in 2002, aims to spread joy one cacao nib at a time. Its tagline is “to share joy with the world through delicious, engaging chocolate experiences”.

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GA Device to Support Carrier Operations

Contractor Will Supply Components for Advanced Arresting Gear

The U.S. Navy awarded General Atomics a $36.4 million contract that includes specialized components for an aircraft recovery system on the new, Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers.

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Founder Shares Family’s Herbal Formulas

MANUFACTURING: JBK Wellness Labs Formulates Products for Other Brands

JBK Wellness Labs, a formulator and manufacturer of traditional East Asian herbs and medicines, is rooted in family tradition.

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Northrop Grumman Has $99M Deal

Contract Modification Includes One Triton Unmanned Aircraft

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $98.9 million modification to a previously awarded contract that will provide for one additional low rate initial production MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system.

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Co-Harvest Helps Locals Grow Crops

50% of Food Grown Goes to San Diego’s Food Insecure

According to data, one in seven San Diegans is food insecure. When Avery Cramer learned of this statistic, he knew he wanted to help address this issue.

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GA Captures $11M Navy Contract

Business Will Plan Depot Work for its Advanced Arresting Gear

The U.S. Navy awarded General Atomics an $11.4 million order for support services. Under the deal, GA will move into the second phase of depot planning efforts to support its Advanced Arresting Gear.

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Northrop Grumman Seeks Out Customers for Unmanned Aircraft

AEROSPACE: Co. Takes Firebird on U.S. Tour to Show Off Capabilities

It’s not your typical unmanned aircraft. At 35 feet long with an 80-foot wingspan, the Firebird from Northrop Grumman Corp. can fly two ways — with a pilot onboard or without.

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World Trade Center Releases Recovery Strategy

TRADE: ‘Go Global 2025’ Focuses on Increasing Global Trade and Investment

World Trade Center San Diego, the organization dedicated to growing international trade and investment opportunities for San Diego, has released a strategic plan that focuses on global engagement as an engine toward economic recovery and resilience in the region.

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Sustainable Chemical Co. Continues to Grow Product Line

BIOTECH: Co. Has 500 Patents, Sells Licenses to Major Manufacturers

San Diego-based Genomatica, an industry-leading biotech firm for the chemical industry, continues to grow its team and product line after 20 years in the business.

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COVID-19 Drives Booming Non-Alcoholic Drink Sales

BEVERAGES: San Diego’s Athletic, Two Roots and Drink Monday Among Cos. Spearheading Growth

With COVID-19 encouraging healthier habits among Americans, many beverage categories that offer “better options” are experiencing a significant uptick. One such is the non-alcoholic beverage industry.

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From NASA to Viasat’s Boardroom

Satellite Co. to Get Federal Perspective

Viasat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has named former NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to its board of directors.

Co. Captures Piece of Blue Light Market

MANUFACTURING: Increased Computer Use Means Growth for Gunnar Optiks

With the majority of Americans working from home or virtually learning the past year, the blue light glasses category has seen a significant boost as a result.

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