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BYD to Install Solar at Antelope Valley Plant

BYD Motors Ltd. has partnered with Apparent Inc. on a two-megawatt solar and energy storage project at its Lancaster manufacturing plant.

Harbor Freight Closing Distribution Center

Harbor Freight Tools is shutting down its Camarillo distribution center, resulting in the loss of 51 jobs.

Fusion Generator Deal Sends US Nuclear Shares Higher

US Nuclear Corp. has acquired a stake in a company to manufacture its thermonuclear fusion power generator, a development that sent its shares higher.

Bakery Leases New Headquarters at Warner Center

An upscale baked goods producer and café has signed a 15,757-square-foot deal on a Warner Center facility that will become the company’s new manufacturing space.

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French Aerospace Firm Buys Semtech Sensor Technology

Semtech Corp. is supplying its long-range, low-power technology to sensors for a French aerospace company to track its parts.

Agoura Hills Cannabis Firm Raises $58 Million

Vertical Cos., a medical and adult-use cannabis brand and distribution business based in Agoura Hills, closed its Series A financing round with $58 million on Tuesday.

'Taj Mahal' of Car Washes Coming to Camarillo

Construction has begun on what the owner is calling the “Taj Mahal” of car washes on Daily Drive in Camarillo.

US Nuclear’s Drone-Mounted Chemical Detectors Send Shares Up

US Nuclear Corp. is now offering chemical detectors and bacterial or viral collection filters on flying drones, news which the company’s stock up more than 38 percent Monday.

BNK Petroleum Reviews ‘Strategic Options’

BNK Petroleum Inc. has started “a formal process to identify and evaluate strategic options,” including a possible sale or merger of the company.

Teledyne Subsidiary Secures F-35 Contract

A business unit of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has received a contract of more than $20 million to continue its support of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.

Cannabis Growers Buy Capstone Turbines

Capstone Turbine Corp. has received orders for its micoturbines from two California cannabis growing operations.

Avery Dennison CEO Assumes Chairmanship

Avery Dennison Corp.’s Chief Executive Mitch Butier has been chosen as the new chairman of the board at the label and packaging material manufacturer.

Palmdale Plant Produces 500th Fuselage for F-35 Fighter Jet

Northrop Grumman Corp. produced its 500th center fuselage for the F-35 Lighting II jet fighter this week at its Palmdale manufacturing facility, the company announced Monday.

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Deckers to Close in Camarillo With 99 Jobs Lost

Deckers Outdoor Corp. will close its Camarillo distribution center this summer, resulting in layoffs for 99 employees.

Preview: Board Retreat Basics

Management at Lief Organics takes time out to assess market and industry trends.

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