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May 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Harper Group Inc. said it agreed in principle to acquire Challenge Freight Services Ltd. from Fletcher Challenge Ltd. of New Zealand. With the acquisition of Challenge Freight, Harper said, it is entering the market of perishable goods export air freight.
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May 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Harper Group Inc. said it agreed in principle to acquire Challenge Freight Services Ltd. from Fletcher Challenge Ltd. of New Zealand. With the acquisition of Challenge Freight, Harper said, it is entering the market of perishable goods export air freight.
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BUSINESS
February 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Harper Group said Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of Bowater Freight Services, a subsidiary of Bowater Industries PLC. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Harper Group said Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of Bowater Freight Services, a subsidiary of Bowater Industries PLC. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
BUSINESS
June 29, 1987
Harper Group, San Francisco, promoted Wells Wescott to vice president-operations and tariff for Circle Freight International, Harper's principal U.S. air freight forwarding subsidiary.
NEWS
February 25, 1988
Charles Banks, 73, a retired Marine Corps brigadier general who fought with Edson's Raiders at Guadalcanal in World War II and won the Navy Cross for heroism in the Korean War. Banks was awarded the Navy Cross for extreme bravery during the Marine breakout from the Chosin Reservoir in Korea. Banks, whose decorations also included the Silver Star, retired from the Marines in 1959 and entered business.
BUSINESS
April 28, 1992 | SHARON BERNSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The next time you get the impulse to spruce up that car--especially the tires and dashboard--there's a good chance you'll add to the stellar record of Laguna Niguel-based Armor All Products Corp., the firm with the highest revenue per employee of any in the Times' annual ranking of California public companies on that basis. Last year, Armor All grossed $1,126,000 for each of its 123 employees, topping the list in all categories (see table on Page 40).
BUSINESS
March 12, 2003 | James Flanigan
For most people thinking about war and terrorism, any mention of the word "cell" conjures up thoughts of enemy agents in our midst. For Dr. Robert Chow, however, the word brings to mind something altogether different: a chance to give hope to the gravely ill. Chow is chairman of StemCyte Inc., an Arcadia start-up firm that specializes in using cord blood stem cells -- the kind taken from the umbilical cords of newborns -- to help treat cancer patients.
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