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Beverly Hill’s Roll Global LLC, the California agricultural empire led by the billionaire couple Stewart and Lynda Resnick, has sold the “Cuties” trademark for its seedless mandarin oranges.
Shares of OSI Systems Inc. fell Monday after the company said its Rapiscan security unit expects to receive a debarment notice from the Department of Homeland Security related to its airport scanner software.
Carlyle Group, the largest investor in Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc., is selling off a portion of its holdings in the Valencia aircraft parts distributor through a secondary offering of common stock.
BIOPLASTICS: Maker of compostable cups, utensils joins clean tech facility.
LA Cleantech Incubator heaps praise on latest member: a maker of compostable cups and utensils.
Tesoro Corp. on Friday said it received approval from state and federal regulators to buy BP Plc’s oil refinery in Carson and other assets.
Valencia aerospace parts supplier Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. has received a contract to supply European aircraft manufacturer Airbus SAS with fasteners and hardware components.
Skechers USA Inc. said that it moved to a profit in the first quarter, as sales increased for its performance footwear.
Bellisio Foods Inc. on Wednesday said that it has agreed to buy Vernon frozen foods supplier Overhill Farms Inc. for about $81 million in cash.
A Canadian unit of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has bought a Dutch semiconductor company that makes high-performance integrated circuits for image-sensor and camera products.
AVIATION: ILFC sues insurer over loss of aircraft in Russia.
Jet lessor ILFC seeks insurance payment for a plane lost in Russia.
PLASTICS: Cereplast to exit El Segundo as part of cost-cutting strategy.
Bioresins company Cereplast hopes moving its HQ to Indiana will help it get back in shape.
ENERGY: Access looks beyond resource-rich U.S. to sell efficiency systems.
The United States, which is producing more oil within its borders, faces less pressure to conserve than countries such as Japan that have few natural resources.
Ford Motor Co. has selected Monrovia’s AeroVironment Inc. to install home charging stations for its plug-in cars.
Skechers USA Inc. on Friday told the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would be late in filing its quarterly report with the regulator because it had to switch auditors due to the KPMG insider trading scandal.