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Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets Group Inc. said it and franchisees would save about $450,000 a year systemwide with new back-office operations software the retro burger chain developed in-house for $25,000.
New Law Loosens Process US Firms Have Criticized
Efforts over the past decade by several of Orange County’s better-known medical device executives to change Japanese laws are bearing fruit.
O’Leary Produces Five Pieces Starring Tiny Baker
O’Leary and Partners, in its latest assignment for Wetzel Pretzels LLC, has brought the Pasadena-based chain’s blue baker mascot to life.
Aims to Fill Sector Niche Void After Recent Shifts
Fast-growing Irvine company Numecent has acquired employees, customers and intellectual property from Approxy, a joint venture it spun out in 2012 with private investors to deliver “cloud paging” for next-generation cloud-gaming services.
Longtime Accenture Plc executive Martin Cole has joined the board of Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp.
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.