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Vista-based craft beer maker Belching Beaver Brewery Inc. plans to convert a former bank location into a new brewpub in that city, after purchasing the building at 302 E. Broadway for $1.35 million.
Youngevity International Inc., a Chula Vista based direct marketer of gourmet coffees and other products, said the Green Coffee sales division of its wholly owned subsidiary, CLR Roasters, procured several new contracts for its shade-grown, Arabica green coffee distribution business that is expected to generate $2 million in gross revenue.
Pulse Electronics Corp., the San Diego manufacturer of electronic components in China, said it decided to voluntarily delist its common stock from the New York Stock Exchange and deregister the shares with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 24 that it received a $3.6 million task order from an undisclosed customer.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $35.3 million contract modification to cover dry-dock work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckney.
The U.S. Air Force said on Sept. 23 that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a four-year, $78 million delivery order for spare parts for the Block 40 version of the Global Hawk unmanned spy aircraft.
A new, comprehensive look at the U.S. Department of Defense’s local presence predicts that the military spending that San Diego County enjoys will decline one percent in the new fiscal year, which begins on Oct. 1.
Japan Airlines Co. Ltd. and Kyocera Corp., which operates several subsidiary companies in San Diego, said they will jointly support the Tomodachi Hironomachi Delegation to the 24th Japan-America Grassroots Summit in that runs Sept. 23-30 in San Diego.
Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. said that it received a U.S. Navy contract to support the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, which repairs and modernizes ships in the port of San Diego.
AGRICULTURE: Co. Improves Crop Yield, Cuts Maturation Time
SGB Inc., a local agricultural biotech company, has closed an $11 million Series C financing round to help drive the commercial roll out of its hybrid crops — a low-cost and sustainable plant-based option for fuel, energy-producing biomass and protein in animal feed.
PRODUCTION: Advanced Manufacturing Is Increasing But Will Its Worker Pool?
The work at Rancho Bernardo’s D&K Engineering isn’t easy to classify.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 16 that its Micro Systems subsidiary received a $4.8 million delivery order from the U.S. Navy for unmanned aerial drone system command-and-control systems and services.
The U.S. Navy said that it awarded General Dynamics Nassco $7 million to cover additional maintenance work on the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer.
Sempra Energy said its Cameron liquefied natural gas plant in Louisiana received final approval from the U.S. Department of Energy, allowing it to export gas to countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the United States.
The U.S. Air Force said on Sept. 10 that it awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $40.9 million order to develop requirements description documents for two versions of the Reaper unmanned aircraft system.