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Aliso Viejo-based Ambry Genetics Corp. acquired Delray Beach, Fla-based Progeny Software LLC for an undisclosed price.
American Vanguard Corp., a Newport Beach-based maker of specialty chemicals and agriculture products, has acquired the European insecticide business assets of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.
All but one Orange County-based automaker beat the relatively flat national sales pace for new vehicles in March, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Christopher S. Sontchi today in Delaware approved the sale of Wet Seal Inc. to private equity firm Mador Lending LLC.
Industry veteran Werner Heid has been named chief executive of Irvine-based Printronix Inc.
Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. has set an April 21 opening for its first restaurant in Japan under a franchising deal with Tokyo-based Asrapport Dining Co. Ltd., according to the Wall Street Journal.
The U.S. Department of Transportation approved Seattle-based Alaska Airlines to begin flights between Mexico and John Wayne Airport in October.
Costa Mesa-based real estate developer and private equity firm PDC Capital Group LLC has acquired ZGlobal Southern California EB-5 Investment Regional Center.
Anaheim Hills-based investment firm Metrix Capital Group LLC has provided an undisclosed amount of growth capital to Superior Water Technologies Inc. in Irvine.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. beat analysts’ expectations for the fourth quarter, which ended Jan. 31, before its stock fell about 2% to $2.82 and a market value of about $195 million in midday trading Thursday
Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. will start selling its Soul EV in Georgia, Texas, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii, a move that comes a few months after the launch of the electric vehicle in California.
Shares of Kofax Ltd. soared in afterhours trading today after the Irvine-based software maker announced it would be sold for $1 billion to Lexmark International Inc. in Lexington, Ky.
Automotive dealers in Orange County combined for $11 billion in sales last year, a 10% increase over 2013, according to the Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association’s 2014 Economic Impact Report.
Newfangled Flying Machines Figure Into Local Landscape
Within hours of capturing a pair of gray whales recently in an early morning swim, Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching had the video posted on YouTube and emailed to subscribers of its digital newsletter.
TECHNOLOGY: Picks up new technology to offer chip customers
Microsemi Corp.’s latest acquisition highlights how far the company has come in a diversification effort that has taken the Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker from an aerospace and defense specialist to innovator in several fields, with a new toehold on the industrial side of the budding Internet of Things market.