May 15, 1998 |
Orange County technology executive Kris Shah has been named the state's small-business person of the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Shah is founder and chief executive of Irvine-based Litronic Industries Inc., which builds and designs security systems for computers. The company, which employs 65 people, was started in 1970. "I felt honored, because there are so many thriving companies in the Silicon Valley," Shah said. "Normally, this award goes to Northern California companies.
August 19, 1993
Litronic Industries of Costa Mesa said Tuesday that it has won a $9.6-million contract to provide encryption and electronic signature protection for Army Corps of Engineers financial management installations around the world. About 100 jobs will be created during the coming year at privately held Litronic's Costa Mesa plant. The company now has about 50 employees. "We see this contract as the tip of the iceberg for this technology," Litronic Industries spokesman Bob Gray said Tuesday.