Long Beach-based rocket manufacturer Virgin Orbit Holdings Inc. completed its third successful mission January 13th, sending seven satellites into orbit aboard a rocket launched from the wings of a Boeing 747.
This year marks the 20th anniversary since the founding of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., and what was once a plucky space startup struggling to launch its first rocket has grown into an aerospace behemoth and one of the most valuable private companies in the world.
Local demand for business jet flights spiked during the last two months of 2021, a likely result of an increase in infections from omicron variant and the onslaught of delays and cancellations of commercial flights across the nation.
Cargo volume that passed through the San Pedro Bay last year broke previous annual records by double digits.
Stanleick replaces Clint Carnell, who left the company on Dec. 31.
In the last five years, more than 185 new warehouses sprung up in Los Angeles County, providing some 14.8 million square feet of additional space to the local logistic chain, according to data aggregated by Reonomy, a New York City-based analytics company specializing in commercial real estate.
With more than $1 billion of capital raised so far and multiple launch contracts already in place, Relativity Space Inc. is perhaps the most successful rocket manufacturer that hasn’t yet launched a rocket.
Playa Vista-based VinFast used the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as a backdrop to introduce three new vehicles and rename its first two models from VF e35 and VF e36 to VF8 and VF9 respectively.
Torrance-based renewable fuels company Global Clean Energy Holdings Inc. on Jan. 3 announced it had acquired Madrid-based camelina oil producer Camelina Co. España for $8.24 million.
Skechers USA Inc. said it took back its operations in the Philippines from a third-party distributor, Trendworks International Corp., and assigned it to a newly formed subsidiary, Skechers USA Philippines Inc.
El Segundo-based Beyond Meat Inc.’s version of plant-based fried chicken will be available this week at more than 4,000 KFC restaurants nationwide.
Torrance-based American Honda Motor Co. Inc. sold nearly 1.5 million vehicles last year despite a global semiconductor chip shortage and other supply chain issues.
As the clock was running out on 2021, L.A. County was poised to get another publicly traded company: Pasadena-based solar technology firm Heliogen Inc.
About 20% of grant funding doled out by the U.S. Department of Transportation last month will go to the Port of Long Beach.
Viewers who tuned in earlier this year to see the Perseverance rover touch down on the surface of Mars probably saw images of flight controllers celebrating the momentous landing at Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.