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Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. through its Dubai unit has acquired a majority stake in Armada, a technology distributor in Turkey.
Predixion Software Inc. has tripled the size of its headquarters in a move from San Juan Capistrano to Aliso Viejo.
Virtual Reality Headset Key to New Model’s Intro
Put Volvo Car Corp. down as an early adopter of the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that was born in Irvine and now operates there under Facebook Inc.’s umbrella.
Entrepreneurs ‘Slowly Getting Back’ On Feet After Fire
Trantronics Inc.’s 18,000-square-foot manufacturing plant on Langley Avenue in Irvine is back up and humming, with two production lines cranking out products and prototypes for medical, aerospace and other commercial markets.
Fletcher Jones No. 1 Again; Several Dealerships Sold
Orange County’s car culture continues to keep pace with the revved-up national market.
6 With U.S. Headquarters Here Combine to Employ 2,279
The six automakers with U.S. operations based in Orange County combined to employ 2,279 workers here, 3.2% more than a year earlier, according to this week’s Business Journal list.
SD-Based Firm to Bring Model to Research Park
Orange County has attracted another technology incubator.
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. on Friday announced plans to acquire Anovo, a company in Paris that specializes in repairing and recycling devices such as smartphones and set-top boxes.
A cyber security start-up in Irvine has moved its headquarters to Carlsbad, where it recently opened a new office.
FirstElement Fuel Inc. will receive a $13.8 million loan from American Honda Motor Co. Inc. in Torrance to build 12 additional hydrogen fueling stations in the state.
Broadcom Campus Plan Puts Focus on ‘Companies and Jobs’
Expect to see a surge in commercial real estate development activity near the southern edge of the former El Toro Marine Base in Irvine, following the decision of Broadcom Corp. to relocate its headquarters to the Great Park Neighborhoods site.
TECHNOLOGY: Chipmaker projects ‘new cycle’ on outlays
Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. enters a new fiscal year with a record backlog of contracts fueled by a resurgence in defense and security spending.
Performance of Dendreon Provenge Drug Elusive
Five years ago, the Business Journal wondered whether a “biotech beachhead” was going to take root in Orange County, an area long known for its domination by the medical device industry.
Newport Beach-based title insurance company Experience 1 Inc. has been acquired by Solutionstar Holdings LLC for $36 million in cash.
Henrik Fisker is expected to announce plans for a new muscle car with a body made of carbon fiber during an appearance at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.