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Hyundai Motor America Inc.'s parent is set to release redesigned versions of its best–selling Sonata sedan and Genesis premium sedan models by mid-2014.
Stand-Alone Marketing Shop Points to Ingram Micro’s Push for Higher Margins
Technology distribution giant Ingram Micro Inc. has launched the latest addition to its portfolio of services—Agency Ingram Micro.
Action-Sports Brand Gets Creative With New HQ in Costa Mesa
Incense burns inside Element Skateboards Inc.’s new headquarters as Chief Executive Johnny Schil-lereff walks to a desk stacked amid a pile of rusted industrial containers.
TECHNOLOGY: Board changer on way; marker challenges ahead
Emulex Corp. Chief Executive Jeff Benck will get a shot at turning around the networking equipment maker after getting a nod from activist investors that eluded his predecessor.
HEALTHCARE: Looks to boost cash, focus on core dental line
Irvine-based medical device maker Biolase Inc.’s move to sell noncore assets signals a plan to double down on its main dental laser business.
FINANCE: Buys broker-dealer, eyes commonwealth’s bonds
Newport Beach-based investment bank Fairbridge Capital Partners LLC is making a play in Puerto Rico through an acquisition of one of the largest securities brokers there.
Nearly 400 on Hand at Business Journal, CSUF Event
A crowd of more than 375 turned out for a Nov. 13 luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Irvine to laud five honorees as part of the 14th annual Family Owned Business awards hosted by the Business Journal and California State University, Fullerton’s Center for Family Business.
Softer Demand, BK in Mix; 2 Newcomers Make List
Orange County’s largest chipmakers combined for a slight drop in jobs over the last 12 months as the local industry was hit by restructurings, a bankruptcy and generally soft demand. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST CHIPMAKERS list for download (pdf)
The list of Surf Industry Manufacturers Association’s annual SIMA Image Award nominees is out and once again dominated by Orange County-based action-sports companies.
Says It Opens Up Product Pipeline, Expansion Paths
Executives of Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. are bubbling over about their company’s newest deal.
Former Quest Executive Scouts Twin Cities
Vinny Smith’s Toba Capital has taken another stake in a Minnesota-based storage networking provider headed by venture partner and former Quest Software executive Walter Angerer.
Microsemi Corp. Chief Executive Jim Peterson has been named chairman of the Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker.
Tim Leyden has been named chief financial officer at Western Digital Corp. for the second time in six years, the Irvine-based drive maker announced Thursday.
Emulex Corp.’s ongoing battle with activist investors came to a head Monday when the Costa Mesa-based networking equipment maker announced that Executive Chairman and former Chief Executive Jim McCluney will step down.
AUTOMOTIVE: Upfits spurred by sales, carmaker beauty standards
The huge white dome that was Allen Family Automotive Group’s Cadillac showroom was leveled last month.