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A $2.8 billion contract for Boeing Co. to build NASA’s next generation rocket is good news for Aerojet Rocketdyne in Chatsworth.
One of American Apparel’s leading creditors may be attempting to engineer a sale of the company, according to a report in the New York Post.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given Breakthrough Therapy Designation status to blinatumomab, a drug in development at Amgen Inc. for treating certain cancers.
MannKind Corp. on Friday finally secured government approval to sell its Afrezza brand of inhalable insulin.
American Apparel will have to pay a $10 million loan in full after the company’s request to stay out of default was denied, Bloomberg reported Friday.
A bill that would give California aerospace companies up to $420 million worth of employment tax credits for work on an “advanced strategic aircraft program” has passed the Assembly.
Clothing manufacturer and retailer American Apparel may be seeking to raise new sources of capital as the firm’s current leaders seek to wrest control of the company from founder Dov Charney.
Clothing manufacturer American Apparel announced Monday that it had hired Peter J. Solomon Co. to act as a strategic and financial advisor in the wake of the dismissal of company founder Dov Charney as chairman and chief executive.
Century City private equity firm Ares Management has acquired oil and gas field developer BlackBrush Oil & Gas of San Antonio, Texas, the companies announced Tuesday.
OSI Systems, the Hawthorne company with divisions that produce security scanning equipment, medical devices and optoelectronic equipment, announced today that its security division has obtained a contract worth about $10 million with an undisclosed international customer.
Twelve payloads from research institutions and private companies will be launched by Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, which is under development in the Antelope Valley, NASA has announced.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX will unveil the Dragon V2, its first manned spaceship, Thursday night at its Hawthorne headquarters.
In a major victory for the region, Los Angeles on Wednesday was named as one of 12 metropolitan areas nationwide eligible for $1.3 billion in federal manufacturing assistance.
Apple Inc. reportedly is looking to acquire Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics, the Santa Monica maker of premium headphones that earlier this year launched a subscription-music service.
Air Lease Corp. late Thursday said first-quarter net income jumped 53 percent as the airline demand for plane leases was on the upswing.