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General Dynamics NASSCO said that it laid the keel of a commercial tanker to be named Liberty on May 26 at its shipyard in Barrio Logan.
San Diego’s Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits will invest $47.8 million to establish East Coast brewing operations in suburban Roanoke, Va., the Virginia governor’s office announced.
San Diego drugmaker Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. announced May 27 that Dr. Eckard Weber, the company’s co-founder and former chairman, has resigned from the board of directors.
Taylor Guitars Among Premium Manufacturers Battling Trademark Violations
Musicians buy high-end guitars for their craftsmanship and superior performance, but overseas counterfeiters are deceiving some consumers with cheaply made copies.
ViaSat Inc., the Carlsbad company that sells satellite electronics and services to government and commercial markets, reported net income of $4.5 million (9 cents per share) on revenue of $372.0 million in the fourth quarter ended March 31. The business reported its earnings on May 24.
RETAIL: Co.’s Dino Pets Tap Plankton Power to Sell Unusual Aquariums
Who knew plankton could be fun? A Carlsbad company called BioPop has managed to convince people that the little creatures make good pets. It’s built a growing, $1.4 million business around a particular species of plankton, Pyrocystis fusiformis.
Vista-based Glacier Water Services Inc. announced its first quarter results May 19 with 2.8 percent revenue growth to $31.8 million and a jump in operations income.
Stone Brewing Co. plans to open a new beer tap room and pilot brewery in downtown Napa, marking the latest expansion beyond San Diego County for the Escondido-based company.
San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies Inc., an industrial scale energy storage device firm, announced May 12 the addition of Steve Bilodeau to its board of directors as a new independent director.
San Diego’s Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, a maker of compounded drugs, reported a big jump in revenue for the first quarter of 2016.
TP Therapeutics Inc., a small pharmaceutical company that just raised $18 million, is moving to a new facility in Torrey Ridge Science Center.
BREWING: True Craft Aims to Fund Independence
rgest craft brewer — and with new production ramping up this summer in Richmond, Va., and Berlin, Germany — Stone Brewing Co. CEO Greg Koch appears to be doubling down on his role as outspoken defender of smaller beer makers.
General Dynamics NASSCO christened the tanker Garden State on May 7 in an event that featured the 610-foot-long vessel sliding down the shipyard’s inclined ways, into San Diego Bay.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on May 5 that it received an $8 million contract to provide logistics support for naval training devices for an unnamed international customer.
Qualcomm Ventures contributed an undisclosed amount to the to the $40 million series C funding round of 360fly Inc. — an Orange County company producing a single-lens camera that takes 360-degree video.