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Avery Dennison to End Pension Plan

Avery Dennison Corp. will discontinue its pension plan effective Sept. 28, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing by the company.

Food Broker Co-Sales Acquired by Impact Group

Retail sales agency Impact Group Inc. has acquired Sherman Oaks-based food broker Co-Sales Co. for an undisclosed amount, the company has announced.

Ball Beverage Plant in Chatsworth to Close

The Ball Corp. beverage packing plant in Chatsworth is expected to close this summer, resulting in the loss of more than 100 jobs.

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Natren Opens Expanded Manufacturing Plant

One year after breaking ground on a 7,000-square-foot addition to its Westlake Village manufacturing plant, probiotic supplement maker Natren Inc. has opened the new facility.

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Dole Appoints President of Fresh Vegetables

Dole Food Co. Inc. has appointed Michael Solomon as president of Dole Fresh Vegetable, the Westlake Village company announced Tuesday.

Cherokee Quarterly Report Hints at Insolvency

Cherokee Inc. could face the prospect of bankruptcy, the company announced in an earnings report on Thursday.

Mixed Quarter for Capstone

Capstone Turbine Corp. fell short of Wall Street estimates on revenue in fiscal 2018 but beat on earnings.

Local Firm Solidifies Deal

US Nuclear Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to be the exclusive manufacturer of medical isotope generators for a nuclear medicine company.

Coty Opens New 26-Acre Headquarters in Calabasas

Beauty product company Coty Inc. has opened the new headquarters for its salon and professional division in Calabasas.

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Teledyne Enters New Phase of Planetary Search Contract

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has won the second phase of a $47 million contract from the European Space Agency to provide sensors used aboard a spacecraft that will search for Earth-like planets in the solar system.

Preview: Meet the Brew Crew

Anheuser-Busch plant in Man Nuys opens doors to visitors with summer weekend tour program.

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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