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September 3, 1990 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
Like many manufacturers nationwide, traditional labor-intensive manufacturers in Orange County are having a tougher time keeping costs down and competing with businesses outside the region, especially those in offshore countries. In the coming year, with weaker defense spending and a possible national recession, manufacturers will have to work harder than ever to keep jobs in the county.
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September 3, 1990 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
Like many manufacturers nationwide, traditional labor-intensive manufacturers in Orange County are having a tougher time keeping costs down and competing with businesses outside the region, especially those in offshore countries. In the coming year, with weaker defense spending and a possible national recession, manufacturers will have to work harder than ever to keep jobs in the county.
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BUSINESS
April 25, 1989
Pacific Scientific Co. in Newport Beach said net income declined 24% in the first quarter, to $817,000 from $1.1 million posted for the comparable period last year. Sales dipped slightly, to $42.4 million from $42.9 million. Edgar S. Brower, president and chief executive, said the company is following a previously announced plan to improve profitability by eliminating money-losing operations, reducing overhead and improving efficiency, reducing interest expense and increasing revenue in profitable product lines.
BUSINESS
April 28, 1990
Paciffic Scientific Co. said Friday that its president and chief executive officer, Edgar S. Brower, has assumed the additional title of chairman. Brower replaces Harry R. Goff, who retired Wednesday at the Newport Beach-based company's annual meeting. Brower, 59, joined the company as president and director in June, 1985, and was named chief executive officer in December, 1985. Before joining Pacific Scientific, Brower was corporate group vice president at Allied-Signal Corp.
BUSINESS
April 28, 1990
Paciffic Scientific Co. said Friday that its president and chief executive officer, Edgar S. Brower, has assumed the additional title of chairman. Brower replaces Harry R. Goff, who retired Wednesday at the Newport Beach-based company's annual meeting. Brower, 59, joined the company as president and director in June, 1985, and was named chief executive officer in December, 1985. Before joining Pacific Scientific, Brower was corporate group vice president at Allied-Signal Corp.
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July 20, 1986 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, Times Staff Writer
Financial results for the second quarter and first six months at Anaheim's Pacific Scientific Co. were down from last year's admittedly lackluster performance, but company officials say a three-year decline in profits should end in the third quarter. The maker of aircraft parts and products for the once popular nuclear energy industry reported net income of $1.3 million for the quarter ended June 27, down 18.7% from $1.6 million earned last year. Revenues for the quarter declined 3.8% to $22.
BUSINESS
December 6, 1985
Pacific Scientific Co. said Thursday that its president, Edgar S. Brower, 55, has been named chief executive officer, succeeding Harry R. Goff, the company's chairman. Goff, 70, who has been CEO for 16 months, will continue as chairman of the Anaheim electronics and aerospace products company. Brower, whose promotion is effective Jan. 1, joined Pacific Scientific as president and chief operating officer in June. He was previously a corporate group vice president of Allied Corp.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Pacific Scientific to Sell Seals Division: Pacific Scientific Co. said it will sell its Belfab division in Daytona Beach, Fla., to a British company for $14 million. TI Group PLC in England will buy the division, which makes seals for aerospace and industrial applications, and combine it with TI Group's John Crane International seal manufacturing unit in Morton Grove, Ill. Edgar S.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1989
Pacific Scientific Co. in Newport Beach said net income declined 24% in the first quarter, to $817,000 from $1.1 million posted for the comparable period last year. Sales dipped slightly, to $42.4 million from $42.9 million. Edgar S. Brower, president and chief executive, said the company is following a previously announced plan to improve profitability by eliminating money-losing operations, reducing overhead and improving efficiency, reducing interest expense and increasing revenue in profitable product lines.
BUSINESS
July 20, 1986 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, Times Staff Writer
Financial results for the second quarter and first six months at Anaheim's Pacific Scientific Co. were down from last year's admittedly lackluster performance, but company officials say a three-year decline in profits should end in the third quarter. The maker of aircraft parts and products for the once popular nuclear energy industry reported net income of $1.3 million for the quarter ended June 27, down 18.7% from $1.6 million earned last year. Revenues for the quarter declined 3.8% to $22.
BUSINESS
June 22, 1995
The price of Pacific Scientific Co. stock has dropped sharply in recent weeks, prompting the firm's executives to issue a statement Wednesday saying there is no fundamental reason for the decline. The electrical equipment manufacturer's stock dropped from just over $20 in mid-May to $14.125 Tuesday. Scientific's stock had climbed after the company announced last October that it was introducing a new compact florescent lighting technology line called Solium.
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