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Much has been said about the 600,000 “missing” skilled workers that are in dire need by the U.S. manufacturing industry.
Santa Clarita field could be sold, expanded
Energy: The Placerita Canyon oil field may have new owners.
Manufacturing: Natural Balance moving operations to Georgia.
Manufacturing: Pet food maker Natural Balance closes its Pacoima plant.
Acquisition: Private equity firm bulks up Organized SportsWear.
AcquisItion: Organized Sportswear prepares to go fashion forward.
King of Rock blankie on sale at Wal-Mart after entrepreneurs win.
Retail: Seen Elvis in Wal-Mart? Legend Home Bedding hopes you will.
Dapper Cadaver shop stakes retail reputation on Halloween sales.
Holiday: Dapper Cadaver sells professional quality Halloween gear.
Biotech: Energy crop company Ceres Inc. letting workers go.
Biotech: Layoffs loom at seed research firm Ceres Inc.
Event: Van Nuys firm makes announcements at industry trade show.
Nearly 30 aviation-related businesses exhibited at the National Business Aviation Association Convention in LasVegas, including the Valley’s own Clay Lacy Aviation. Includes SFVBJ's 2013 VALLEY'S AVIATION CO's list for download (pdf)
News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley
Steven Borick will retire as chief executive of aluminum wheel manufacturer Superior Industries International Inc. on March 31.
An independent advisory firm has given its stamp of approval to the offer by Dole Food Co. Chairman and Chief Executive David Murdock’s to take the company private for $13.50 a share.
Mother of preemie designs line that is sturdy, chemical-free.
Startup: Christine Barlow wants mothers to use her toxin-free baby bottles made of glass.
Ouch! Doctor breaks bones to lift patients’ height, self-esteem.
Health Care: Short men with lots of money can have an operation to increase their height.
Health Care: Two Conejo firms seek funding to help finance their R&D.
Crowdsourcing has been used to finance everything from independent movies and comic books to novels and consumer products.
Profile: J.D. Power looks back on how he revamped the auto industry. (See page 7)
Aviation: Product flying out of Hi-Temp plant in Camarillo.
Aviation: Insulation maker Hi-Temp benefits from a boom in jet production.