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Capstone Names CFO

Capstone Turbine Corp. announced Friday that Frederick Hencken III has been appointed as chief financial officer.

Clean Energy Executive Joins Capstone Board

Capstone Turbine Corp. has appointed Denise Wilson to its board of directors.

Wesco's Quarter Disappoints Analysts

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. missed on Wall Street expectations on adjusted earnings and revenue in what may be its final quarter as a public company.

AeroVironment Settles With State Department on Export Violations

AeroVironment Inc. will pay a $500,000 penalty after reaching a two-year settlement agreement with the U.S. State Department over alleged export violations of defense equipment, including technical data.

Private-Label Manufacturer Blue Cross Labs Acquired

Blue Cross Laboratories in Santa Clarita has been acquired by Starco Group of Santa Monica.

AeroVironment Secures $12 Million Contract with Middle Eastern Country

AeroVironment Inc. has received a $12 million contract from a Middle Eastern country to supply spare parts, repair services and logistics support for an existing fleet of Puma and Raven unmanned aircraft.

Qualstar Develops Data Storage Product With Sony

Qualstar Corp. announced Thursday it has developed a prototype enterprise class library product with Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.

AeroVironment to Upgrade Drone Radio System

AeroVironment Inc. received a U.S. Army contact valued at up to $55 million to modify radio frequency communications for one of its unmanned aircraft systems.

Southest Asian Country Buys AeroVironment's Raven Drones

AeroVironment Inc. has received a contract valued at $6.4 million from a Southeast Asian military customer for additional Raven unmanned aircraft.

Layoffs as Amcor Rigid Packaging Closes Chatsworth Plant

Fifty-eight employees of Amcor Rigid Packaging USA will lose their jobs starting in December as the company closes its Chatsworth plant.

Teledyne Wins Navy Contract for Combat Submersible

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. received a follow-on production contract to make a manned combat vehicle for the U.S. Navy.

AeroVironment Introduces Beefed Up Version of Puma Drone

AeroVironment Inc. has introduced a new version of its Puma hand-launched drone for military customers.

Interlink Electronics Considers Return to Major Stock Exchange

Less than a year after voluntarily delisting itself from the Nasdaq, Interlink Electronics Inc. is considering returning to a U.S. or foreign stock exchange.

CBD Daily Adds Ingestibles to Brand Portfolio

The founders of CBD Daily, a hemp-based skincare company in Chatsworth, has added Fleurtiva to its portfolio of brands.

Ceramics Plant Closure to End 268 Jobs in Ventura

All 268 employees of the CoorsTek Inc. ceramics manufacturing plant in Ventura will lose their jobs when the plant permanently closes later this month.

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