San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment, banking & finance and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006.

Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area.

He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

He can be reached at (818) 316-3126, or by email: mmadler@sfvbj.com.

Recent Stories

Preview: SPECIAL REPORT: Bullish But Uncertain

Post-election effects on Valley companies; mergers and acquisitions and other major events from the past year for the Valley business community.

DTS Acquires App Developer

Audio technology company DTS Inc. has acquired All in Media, a company that develops smartphone apps for radio stations, the company announced Thursday.

Capstone Cuts Costs on Investor Relations

Capstone Turbine Corp. said it will cut expenses by changing its audit firm and bringing in-house the investor relations functions.

Huge Tejon Ranch Project Gets Approval

The Kern County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a massive master planned residential and commercial project proposed at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley.

Teledyne Buys Chatsworth’s Hanson Research

Teledyne Technologies Inc. has announced that it acquired Hanson Research Corp., a developer and manufacturer of instruments used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Testing Service PSI Moves into Aviation

Professional testing firm PSI Services has acquired Computer Assisted Testing Services, a firm providing testing services for the aviation industry, the companies announced Tuesday.

Unity Spacecraft Takes First Free Flight

Ten months after its unveiling, the space vehicle VSS Unity completed its first free flight on Saturday at the Mojave Air & Spaceport in the Antelope Valley.

DTS Acquisition Finalized

Tessera Holding Corp. closed on its $850 million acquisition of DTS Inc. on Thursday, and DTS shares will no longer trade on the Nasdaq.

Van Nuys Airport Lifts Local Economy, Report Finds

The Van Nuys Airport brings in about $2 billion in economic output for Los Angeles County, according to a new report released Thursday by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.

Engineering Firm Acco Names CEO

Acco Engineered Systems has named long-time employee Jeffrey R. Marrs as its new chief executive.

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