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Griffin Holdings in Century City on Monday said that it has completed its tender offer to acquire Tufco Technologies Inc., a large contract maker of branded wet and dry wipes that is based Green Bay, Wis.
Shares of U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. rose more than 12 percent on Friday, a day after the after-market automotive parts distributor reported a significantly smaller fourth quarter loss.
American Apparel has reported it expects that last year’s revenue will be higher than the year before but pre-tax earnings will be much lower.
Rentech Inc. on Wednesday announced that it has agreed to sell its alternative energy technologies and equipment to a Chinese company.
Shares of agricultural biotech Ceres Inc. fell more than 20 percent Wednesday on news of a low pricing for its secondary offering.
Shares of AeroVironment Inc. rose nearly 5 percent in Tuesday after-hours trading after the Monrovia company reported strong improvement in its fiscal third-quarter profit and revenue on more orders for both its unmanned drone aircraft and electric car battery chargers.
Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. has closed on its acquisition of a supply-chain management firm serving the aerospace industry in a deal valued at $550 million.
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday voted overwhelmingly to ban fracking at oil and gas wells in the city until it could be shown the activity would not harm the environment or public health. The vote makes Los Angeles the largest city in the nation to impose a moratorium on the controversial drilling practice.
Toymaker Mattel Inc. has agreed to purchase Montreal-based Mega Brands Inc., seller of children’s building blocks, for about $460 million including the assumption of debt.
Shares of Air Lease Corp. climbed in after-hours trading Thursday after the aircraft leasing company reported better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings and revenue.
Shares of Jakks Pacific Inc. jumped 23 percent on Wednesday after the toymaker reported a smaller-than-expected fourth quarter loss and said it expects a return to profitability this year.
Mercedes-Benz USA plans to use a leased 1.1 million-square-foot former Boeing facility in Long Beach for a training center, vehicle preparation facility and its western U.S. regional office.
Shares of On Assignment Inc. rose more than 7 percent on Thursday, after the staffing company reported strong fourth quarter results.
FOOD: Middleman says he was boxed out by Trader Joe’s.
Broker of peanut butter-filled pretzels claims he’s left holding bags after Trader Joe’s conspired with supplier.
After nearly a century here, Westwood oil giant Occidental Petroleum Corp. is moving its headquarters to Houston.