Cosmetics startup connects with consumers
Leila Kashani did not have the Covid-19 shutdown in mind when she founded Alleyoop Inc.
But lower volumes are projected in second quarter
Terminal operators and dockworkers at the Port of Long Beach moved 519,730 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of cargo last month, a 17.3% decline compared to April 2019.
Gardena steel products maker will retain name
Gardena-based Alameda Pipe & Steel Co. has a new owner.
Positive outlook for medical monitoring device maker
While most local manufacturers are refraining from providing revenue guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic, Hawthorne-based OSI Systems Inc. is pleased with the outlook for 2020.
Manufacturers like Honda are grappling with ways to move forward
American Honda Motor Co. Inc. this week reopened its 12 manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada after a six-week shutdown that prompted the Torrance-based automaker to furlough some 14,000 factory workers.
Companies close wells and slash production
The sudden collapse in oil prices has roiled the local oil industry, prompting producers to start shutting down wells, oil well service companies to lay off staff and refineries to reduce operations.
NASA announces launch date for manned SpaceX flight to the International Space Station.
Toy, garment makers pitch in
Last month’s shutdown of all nonessential retail businesses has halted or slowed operations at manufacturing plants across Los Angeles County, so they're reconfiguring their production to make protective equipment that’s currently in short supply.
March cargo volume plunges 31% at Port of LA, dips 6% at Long Beach
Cargo volume at both local ports was down as expected in March, but the Port of Los Angeles experienced a more severe dip in traffic.
SpaceX completes its 20th commercial resupply service mission.
Alternative flour maker sees gains in market
The recent shortage of all-purpose flour has forced some consumers to reach for Hearthy Foods’ non-grain options.
Businesses race to keep up with demand
For L.A. distillers, a quick pivot to producing hand sanitizer instead of crafting small-batch spirits made civic and, they hope, business sense.
Cargo flow continues amid precautions at LA, LB
While most businesses nationwide are temporarily closing or asking employees to work from home, thousands of workers in San Pedro Bay continue transferring containers off and on cargo ships.
But February increase still lags competitors
New-vehicle sales at American Honda Motor Co. Inc. totaled 120,006 cars and light trucks in February, a 4.2% increase compared to the same period last year.
Pittsburgh-based company buys rubber recycling firm
Pittsburgh-based Liberty Tire Recycling has acquired Lakin Tire, based in Santa Fe Springs.