Kay covers the manufacturing, transportation and ports beats.
Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he had launched a global search to fill the executive director position at the Port of Los Angeles.
A few weeks ago, Ray Adamyk, 52, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a historic home in La Verne that his Pomona company, Spectra Co., worked to renovate and restore.
MANUFACTURING: Shares of OSI Systems rise as loss of contract downplayed.
MANUFACTURING – OSI Systems looks good to investors as the scanner maker rebounds from the loss of a government contract.
ACQUISITION: Allen Lund picks up Northern Freight for sixth deal in 16 months.
Third-party transportation broker Allen Lund Co. said it acquired Northern Freight Services of Middleton, Wis., last month, the latest move in the La Canada Flintridge company’s ongoing expansion effort.
Traffic at the Port of Long Beach declined 1.4 percent in January compared with the same month last year, according to figures released Tuesday.
FISHING: Squid processor inks deal for three empty Fish Harbor buildings.
FISHING: Port of Los Angeles reels in a squid processing tenant for some of its languishing Fish Harbor buildings.
Reformation owner brings work home to L.A. from China.
FASHION: Reformation makes a clean break with China factory to make eco-conscious apparel in Los Angeles.
Traffic at the Port of Los Angeles increased 2.5 percent in January compared with the same month last year, according to figures released Friday.
AUTOMOTIVE: Coker picks Industry despite county, state costs of doing business.
Coker Tire Co., a Chattanooga, Tenn., maker of vintage-style tires and wheels, consolidated its manufacturing operations in City of Industry with the opening last month of an 80,000-square-foot factory that will also serve as its West Coast distribution center.
MANUFACTURING: Plastic kegs by Rehrig Pacific can be rented, cleaned and reused.
MANUFACTURING: Plastic packaging maker Rehrig Pacific rolls out rentable, reusable kegs for wine and beer businesses.