October 5, 1993 |
Koll Co. Sells Riverside County Acreage: The Koll Co. of Newport Beach announced that it has sold about 30 acres of land in Riverside County to a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch, paving the way for a 300,000-square-foot metal can manufacturing facility. When completed, the $100-million facility is expected to employ 150 workers and produce 2 billion aluminum cans each year. The facility will be in the Mira Loma Commerce Center, a 297-acre development in Riverside.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1993 |
Judy Noonan and Janet Summerour work in a madcap realm of exploding glass, screaming machinery and the incessant clink-clink-clink of millions of empty bottles scuttling along a conveyor belt that has no end. A real-life Laverne and Shirley, they report each day to the world's third-largest brewery--the Anheuser-Busch plant, a skulking cluster of factory buildings along the San Diego Freeway, that belches steady wisps of dull-gray steam from its rooftop chimneys.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1993 |
A $20,000 college scholarship fund in the name of a Blythe Street apartment owner killed by gang members last year has been created for residents of the gang-plagued neighborhood in Panorama City. The Don Aragon Scholarship Fund was created for high school graduates by a donation from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation last week.
April 27, 1993 |
Oxnard has failed to make a short list of locations being considered for a can-manufacturing plant by a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch Cos. "I'm afraid the city isn't close enough to our brewery in Van Nuys," says Mark Armstrong, a spokesman for Metal Container Corp., the Anheuser packaging unit.
March 23, 1993 |
Anheuser-Busch Cos. said Monday that it has agreed to buy a 17.7% interest in the Mexican brewer that makes the popular Corona beer, becoming the second U.S. brewer this year to make a strategic alliance in preparation for the huge market to be created by the North American Free Trade Agreement. St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch said it will pay $477 million for its minority stake in Grupo Modelo, Mexico's largest beer maker.