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OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan
REAL ESTATE: 10-year lease, OC consolidation part of plan
Cavotec plans to expand its West Coast manufacturing operations after inking new industrial lease
APPAREL: Swim label aims to build on last year’s $80M in sales
Performance swimsuit maker TYR Sport Inc. hopes to make a splash this summer with new water polo and training gear lines that will arrive as a branded sports drink rolls out.
MANUFACTURING: HQ in Fullerton to oversee $300M plant
Fullerton-based Yokohama Tire Corp. is building a manufacturing plant in West Point, Miss., where it expects to make about a million tires a year
HEALTHCARE: Downplays Darpin delay, high on Levadex
Allergan Inc.’s chief executive is optimistic about the prospects for its newly acquired acute migraine headache drug, despite a regulatory setback.
Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal
Device Went to Boston Scientific in 2012 Sale
Implantable cardioverter defibrillators—including one developed in Orange County—could be in line for higher Medicare payments, in Healthcare
Push Follows Big Loss on North American Operations
Mazda ad campaign biggest since “Zoom-Zoom,” in Media and Marketing
REAL ESTATE WATCH: GREATER LOS ANGELES
Greater L.A. industrial up, office ends streak on positive absorption
Banking Expert Wants Growth Through Outreach
A Laguna Beach native with a deep background in investment banking has been tapped as the new executive director of CleanTech OC, in Technology
There are more than 71,000 small businesses in Orange County, and they collectively employ nearly 560,000 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Irvine-based Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. named former automotive executive Richard Beattie chief marketing and sales officer.
OC-based automakers along with their peers nationally saw the pace of auto sales slow down last month.
Fullerton-based tire manufacturer Yokohama Tire Corp. has signed a deal to build a $300 million plant in West Point, Miss., where it will employ about 500 workers and produce about one million tires a year for commercial trucks and buses.
Sole Technology Streamlines to Tap Widening Market
The company is well under way with a 300-unit development called The Marke at MacArthur Boulevard and Main Street in the South Coast Metro portion of the city.