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Capstone Sells 1.4 Megawatt System in United Kingdom

Capstone Turbine Corp. has sold a 1.4 megawatt generator to a client in the United Kingdom.

Report: MGA Proposed Merger With Mattel

Isaac Larian, chief executive of Van Nuys toymaker MGA Entertainment Inc., last month offered to merge the company with rival Mattel Inc., according to a report by The Wall Street Journal Friday.

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Revolution Lighting Expands Simi Valley Footprint

Revolution Lighting Technologies Inc. will expand its Simi Valley production facility to meet the demand for its LED lighting products.

Harbor Freight Issues Chainsaw Safety Recall

Harbor Freight Tools has issued a safety recall for three of its chainsaws in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Calabasas-based company announced Monday.

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Nestle Pays $7.2 Billion to Sell Starbucks Coffee

Nestlé S.A. has agreed to pay $7.15 billion to sell coffee with the Starbucks brand, according to Bloomberg.

CRC Shares Jump 22 Percent on Quarterly Results

Shares of California Resources Corp. gained more than 22 percent Friday, buoyed by the company’s quarterly financial results announced on Thursday.

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Capstone Signs Exclusive California Distributor

Capstone Turbine Corp. has selected Cal Microturbine as the company’s exclusive distributor for all vertical markets in California, Capstone announced Friday.

Semtech Acquires Colorado Company

Semtech Corp. has acquired substantially all the assets of IC Interconnect Inc., a private provider of services to the silicon chip manufacturing industry from its facilities in Colorado Springs, Colo.

BYD Delivers First Electric Truck to Goodwill

BYD Motors Inc. unveiled the first of 11 delivery trucks it is building for San Francisco Goodwill, a nonprofit chain of thrift stores.

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MGA Wins $1.2 Million Judgment Against Counterfeiters

MGA Entertainment has won a $1.2 million judgment and a permanent injunction against 81 toy manufacturers found to have sold counterfeit versions of the Van Nuys company’s popular L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls online.

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Teledyne Promotes New President

Teledyne Technologies Inc. has promoted the company’s chief operating officer, Al Pichelli, to president, the industrial conglomerate announced Wednesday.

Capstone Adds Seat to Boardroom

Capstone Turbine Corp. has appointed Robert Flexon, a veteran energy industry executive, to its board of directors.

Certified Thermoplastics Acquired for $30.5 Million

Certified Thermoplastics in Santa Clarita was acquired Monday by Ducommun Inc. for $30.5 million.

Reports: Toys R Us Rejects Larian’s Bid for Stores

Toys R Us has rejected MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Isaac Larian’s $890 million dollar bid to acquire some of the bankrupt retailer’s stores in the U.S. and Canada, according to media reports.

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MGA’s Larian Makes $890 Million Offer for Toys R Us Stores

Isaac Larian, the chief executive of MGA Entertainment Inc. in Van Nuys, put in a nearly $900 million bid Friday to purchase Toys R Us stores in the U.S. and Canada.

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