MANUFACTURING

Allergan Considers Options

Allergan PLC Chief Executive Brent Saunders told investors on Monday that the company is evaluating a range of strategic options, including “splitting the company.”

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CoolSys Buys Georgia Company

CoolSys, a Brea-based refrigeration and heating company, said it bought Axiom Energy Solutions of Savannah, GA.

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Auto Sales Decline

Orange County automakers’ sales dropped in April, and only two—Mazda Motor of America Inc. and Mitsubishi Motors N.A. Inc.—are up for the year.

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CalAmp Posts Record Quarterly Revenue

CalAmp Corp. (Nasdaq: CAMP) topped Wall Street estimates in revenue and operating income in the February quarter, reporting after the market closed.

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Jaksch to Exec Chairman; ChromaDex Names New CEO

ChromaDex Corp. (Nasdaq: CDXC) said Chief Executive Frank Jaksch will become executive chairman and the company’s current president and chief operating officer, Rob Fried, will get Jaksch's role June 22, after the company’s annual meeting.

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Boardriders Completes Billabong Buy

Huntington Beach-based Boardriders Inc. completed its acquisition of rival Billabong International Ltd. on Tuesday.

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Ducommun Closes $30.5M Buy

Santa Ana-based Ducommun Inc. (NYSE: DCO) has acquired Certified Thermoplastics Co. LLC for $30.5 million.

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Allergan Opens, Closes, Window on Shire

Allergan PLC won’t pursue a deal to buy Shire PLC, the company said, after earlier considering a bid.

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Bedrosians Hires Home Depot Exec

Anaheim-based Bedrosians Tile and Stone named Diana Kelly president and chief operating officer.

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Karma Company Store Fits Right in on Tony Mile

AUTOMOTIVE: Gets traffic from nearby dealers

Karma Automotive LLC’s landing in Newport Beach was a good one—so good it’s in the process of doubling its presence there.

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Laguna Jewelry Maker Gorjana Goes Boldly into Retailing

RETAIL: Couple rolling out branded stores on both coasts

Jason Griffin and Gorjana Reidel spent 12 years charming major retailers such as Nordstrom Inc. and Bloomingdale’s with their delicate jewelry line when two years ago they took on a new challenge—real estate and branded stores.

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Masimo Positioned to Grow Telehealth Technologies

Hires Planned For Home-Care Frontier

Revenue from Irvine-based Masimo Corp.’s noninvasive patient monitoring technologies grew last year by 15% to $798.1 million, and Chief Executive Joe Kiani said the company plans to grow its new telehealth initiative.

Fix Manufacturing Turns Tools into Fashion Statement

“It’s How You Carry It,” The Company Advises

Tony Zentil spent 17 years managing Oakley’s accessories division—helping to grow the category from $15 million to $100 million.

Cryoport Soared to Best-Performing Stock of Bunch

FINANCE: Netlist was worst performer in TTM

Now the envelopes for the five best- and five worst-performing stocks during the year ended March 29:

Kia COO Exits

Kia Motors America Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Michael Sprague will leave his post, effective April 17.

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