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November 23, 1999 |
business development. His responsibilities will include helping the company expand its global operations, increasing sales and profitability and improving customer satisfaction. Pietrowski comes to Data Exchange from Cerplex Group Inc. in Irvine, where he was senior vice president for corporate business development and alliances. Data Exchange provides high-tech computer services to original equipment manufacturers, third-party maintenance organizations and computer resellers.
October 28, 1996
James T. Schraith, who resigned earlier this month as chief executive of the Cerplex Group in Tustin, has been named senior vice president and general manager of Compaq Computer Corp.'s North American operations. When he left Cerplex, Schraith would say only that he had accepted an executive position with a large high-tech company outside California. Some speculated that he was joining Compaq, but the Houston-based computer giant didn't make an announcement until Thursday.
November 14, 1994 |
Truckloads of aged personal computers, printers and mainframe equipment pile up in the parking lot of a scrap yard built on the site of an old Anaheim racquetball club. Silicon Salvage Inc. work crews wielding electric screwdrivers and power saws will soon tear them apart to salvage parts for resale or to be melted down for their gold and silver plating.
August 29, 1996 |
Investors risked more than $135 million on young, promising Southern California companies during the second three-month period this year--more than they invested in any other quarter in the last two years. The surge in venture capital also reached a quarterly high nationwide as investors put $2.8 billion mainly into software, telecommunications and industrial companies, according to a survey by the Price Waterhouse L.L.P. accounting firm.
November 13, 1994 |
In a scrap yard built on the site of an old racquetball club here, the computers come to die. Truckloads of aged PCs, printers and mainframe equipment pile up in the parking lot of Silicon Salvage Inc., waiting to be torn apart by crews wielding electric screwdrivers and power saws. Disk drives as big as toasters, cooling fans in black cases, green plastic circuit boards, all are piled up for resale or to be melted down for their gold and silver plating.