Santa Monica-based Jakks Pacific Inc. has secured a multiyear licensing deal with Walt Disney Co. to manufacture toys for “The Incredibles” animated movies franchise, the company announced Wednesday.
Pelican Products boxes up new business with acquisitions.
Case maker Pelican Products has locked up acquisitions to feed its growth drive.
Fourteen garment manufacturers in Los Angeles were cited for labor law and garment registration violations, the California Labor Commissioner’s office announced on Thursday.
Costco steps into the driver classification fight at the ports, ending its relationship with a trucking firm.
West L.A.-based food and beverage outfit Wonderful Co. acquired Firebaugh-based pomegranate grower and distributor Ruby Fresh Inc. for an undisclosed sum, Wonderful announced Tuesday.
The Port of L.A.’s Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a 10-year extension on a labor agreement that seeks to continue hiring workers from the harbor area and from high-unemployment communities in the city.
AEROSPACE: Competition launched private-sector push.
X Prize Foundation contest asks participants to get rolling on a robotic moon rover.
MANUFACTURING: Sector proves fertile in L.A. County.
Despite the sector’s struggles, deals are being put together for small companies.
Protein bars maker Quest Nutrition has filed a WARN notice signaling it plans to close two L.A. manufacturing facilities and lay off 524 employees.
Hawthorne-based OSI Systems Inc. announced Wednesday that its security division was awarded a $21 million order from U.S. Customs and Border Protection as part of an ongoing inspection technology contract.
MANUFACTURING: Buyer of BakeMark thinks national.
BakeMark USA’s baking products prove a hot acquisition target.
METALS: A-Mark looks to diversify with Goldline deal.
A-Mark looks to mine new customers and markets with its acquisition of Goldline.
Santa Monica-based Taste of Nature Inc. announced a new licensing partnership with Famous Brands International, the parent company of Mrs. Fields cookies.
The Port of Long Beach reduced its air pollution levels in 2016 by a record amount as it moves toward a goal of zero emissions, according to a study released this week.
SHIPPING: Program aims to consolidate cargo data online.
Port of Los Angeles moves to extend and expand a program to centralize cargo data online.