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Preview: Change on Van Nuys

Keyes sells nine auto dealerships and its name.

Collaborative Seeks to Assists Ventura County Manufacturers

The Economic Development Collaborative in Ventura County has partnered with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting to provide services to manufacturers.

Beverage Manufacturer Caps Supersized Lease in Santa Clarita

DrinkPak, an alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturer, has inked a deal to occupy space at The Center at Needham Ranch industrial park in Santa Clarita.

Preview: Back to Business for California Resources Corp.

Oil producer drops debt load in Chapter 11.

Fourth-Generation Family Member to Lead Bobrick Washroom Equipment

Matthew Louchheim has been named president of Bobrick Washroom Equipment Inc., the fourth generation to lead the family-owned company.

California Resources Emerges from Chapter 11

Oil and gas producer California Resources Corp. has completed its financial restructuring under Chapter 11.

Chatsworth Aerospace Firm Acquires Rights to Pratt & Whitney Engine Parts

Chatsworth aerospace manufacturer Ontic has acquired manufacturing rights from Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. for more of its JT15D engine parts.

AeroVironment Partners to Improve Encryption of Drone Communications

AeroVironment Inc. has partnered with communications company Viasat Inc. to provide one of its drones with a highly secure communications network.

Mission Produce Debuts on Nasdaq

Mission Produce in Oxnard debuted on the Nasdaq, pricing 8 million shares at $12.

AeroVironment Introduces Bigger Model of Switchblade Missile

AeroVironment Inc. has introduced the Switchblade 600, a larger version of its drone-like missile system.

Avery Dennison Invests in Recycling Startup

Avery Dennison Corp. and Valo Ventures have invested $5 million in RoadRunner Recycling.

Glove Maker Signs DuPont Deal

Mechanix Wear LLC has become a licensee of DuPont Personal Protection, an arrangement that will allow the glove manufacturer to incorporate DuPont’s materials into its products.

Northrop's $13.3 Billion Contract for ICBMs Brings Work to Valley

Northrop Grumman received this week a Pentagon contract to engineer and manufacture an updated intercontinental ballistic missile system.

BYD Deal Adds Transit Agencies to State Contract

BYD Motors Inc. announced this week its participation in a statewide contract to allow U.S. transit agencies to leverage California’s purchasing contract to buy its battery-electric motor coaches.

Sylmar Company Wins NATO Sonar Contract

L3Harris Technologies has won a contract to build two sonar systems for an undisclosed member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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