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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.

Teledyne Instruments to Land on Asteroid

Instruments from Teledyne Technologies Inc. are aboard a NASA spacecraft that is scheduled to land on an asteroid.

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Montrose Man Pleads Not Guilty in Adult Website Investment Plot

A Montrose man pleaded not guilty to a charge of wire fraud for allegedly defrauding investors out of more than $1 million through an adult entertainment website scam.

Market Scan, GM to Better Car Buying

Camarillo firm to work on ‘Shop. Click. Drive’ platform.

Market Scan Information Systems Inc. announced this month it would integrate its software with General Motors Co.’s “Shop. Click. Drive” digital retailing platform.

Freight Right Global Logistics Inc.

Freight Right Global Logistics Inc.

Freight Right Global Logistics Inc.’s business model brings technology to the commercial transportation sector.

Avantus’ Buying Spree Fixes on Fastener Firms

Aviation company makes three strategic acquisitions.

Avantus Aerospace in Santa Clarita assembling a fastener division to compete against rivals.

Pandemic Effects Boost Private Company Sales

LIST: From data storage to online sales, entrepreneurs adapt to the times.

Among companies on the Business Journal’s list of Private Companies with the biggest increases in revenue was Lamps Plus Inc. The Chatsworth retailer of lamps, lighting fixtures and home furnishings saw its revenue rise by 166 percent in 2019 to put it at No. 13 on the list. The previous year, the company had been No. 24 with $150 million in revenue for 2018, a Business Journal estimate.

Extra Work on Teledyne’s French Acquisition

TECHNOLOGY: Company adjusts terms and price to reach deal with government.

In a rare move by a company that has grown through its acquisitions, Teledyne Technologies Inc. has made only one in the past year.

High Demand Means Buy Time at Public Storage

REAL ESTATE: Analysts cheer REIT’s report of property acquisitions in quarter.

Executives with Public Storage discussed acquisitions with research analysts during their conference call on third-quarter earnings.

Eta Compute Series C Gets $12.5 Million

Investment features artificial intelligence marketing deal.

Eta Compute Inc. announced last month it had raised $12.5 million in a Series C round of funding.

Avantus Buys Another Fastener Company

Avantus Aerospace has acquired California Screw Products, a Paramount high-strength fasteners manufacturer for commercial and military aerospace applications.

Teledyne to Buy Flir Systems for $8 Billion

Teledyne Technologies Inc. announced Monday it will acquire Flir Systems Inc. in a cash and stock deal valued at $8 billion.

Marvell Technology to Buy Inphi in $10 Billion Deal

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. is acquiring Inphi Corp., the San Jose semiconductor manufacturer that got its start in the Conejo Valley

Beer Taste Test

BEVERAGE: L.A. County health rules for tasting rooms make breweries unsustainable, owners say.

At a typical small brewery, the money is made in the tasting room.

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PS Business Parks Finds Tenants ‘Doing Fine’

REAL ESTATE: Big lease improves industrial REIT’s third quarter.

PS Business Parks recruits a major tenant to improve third quarter earnings.

Beyond Limits Raises $113 Million in Fresh Capital

Artificial intelligence technology company Beyond Limits raised $113 million in a Series C funding round, with another $20 million committed.

Video on Buildings

MARKETING: Projected images tell brand stories for clients of Paintscaping.

Woodland Hills firm PaintScaping goes from rocks to rockets with its 3D projection technology.

Aerojet Ramps Up Rocket Production for NASA

MANUFACTURING: $60 million factory upgrade in Chatsworth.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. is on track to complete construction next year at its Chatsworth campus on new buildings and manufacturing lines for the rocket engines to power humans back to the moon – and potentially to Mars.

Cheesecake Optimistic as Dining Rooms Open

RESTAURANTS: Revenue drops by half, but trends show improvement.

Executives with Cheesecake Factory Inc. are confident that the Calabasas restaurant chain will emerge in a strong position once the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

New Spanish News Stream From Estrella

Television and radio network launches service on Tubi.

Estrella Media has expanded its news content beyond its established television and radio platforms and has launched its news channel on all major streaming and online services.