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March 18, 1985 | VICTORIA McCARGAR
Walter F. Probst, one of the 13 investors who participated in a leveraged buy-out of McCulloch Corp. two years ago, Friday was named chairman of the Los Angeles-based manufacturer of chain saws and other power equipment. The position had been vacant since April, 1983, when a group comprising seven McCulloch executives and six outside investors bought the company from Towson, Md.-based Black & Decker Manufacturing Corp. for undisclosed terms. Probst has been a director of the company since then.
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May 27, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
McCulloch Recalls Leaf Blowers, Blower-Vacuums: McCulloch Corp. is recalling 40,000 of its hand-held leaf blowers and blower-vacuums. The fuel tanks might leak with prolonged use during extreme heat, a spokesman for the Tucson-based company said. There have been no reports of fires or injuries, he said. The recall applies to units purchased after Sept. 1 under the brand names McCulloch, Eager Beaver, Pro Stream and Silver Eagle.
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BUSINESS
May 27, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
McCulloch Recalls Leaf Blowers, Blower-Vacuums: McCulloch Corp. is recalling 40,000 of its hand-held leaf blowers and blower-vacuums. The fuel tanks might leak with prolonged use during extreme heat, a spokesman for the Tucson-based company said. There have been no reports of fires or injuries, he said. The recall applies to units purchased after Sept. 1 under the brand names McCulloch, Eager Beaver, Pro Stream and Silver Eagle.
BUSINESS
August 15, 1985
McCulloch Corp., Los Angeles, named Robert B. Senn executive vice president, a new position. He will be responsible for manufacturing, engineering and purchasing and will continue to oversee the finance and management information systems departments.
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April 30, 1986 | Associated Press
Black & Decker Inc. said Tuesday that it is recalling 647,000 weed and grass trimmers because their fan and cap assemblies may fracture and throw splinters that could cause injuries. The company that said it knew of 102 incidents of fan-cap breakage on its Push Button and Command Feed Weed-Grass Trimmer, some of which had resulted in foot or leg injuries.
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March 16, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
C.V. (Woody) Wood Jr., who helped select the site for Disneyland, managed the stone-by-stone shipping of London Bridge to Arizona and whose championship chili cook-offs raised millions of dollars for charity, has died of lung cancer. A spokesman for Warner Bros. Recreational Entertainment Division, of which he was president, said he died Saturday at 71. Wood was one of the original employees of Disneyland Inc.
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March 18, 1985 | VICTORIA McCARGAR
Walter F. Probst, one of the 13 investors who participated in a leveraged buy-out of McCulloch Corp. two years ago, Friday was named chairman of the Los Angeles-based manufacturer of chain saws and other power equipment. The position had been vacant since April, 1983, when a group comprising seven McCulloch executives and six outside investors bought the company from Towson, Md.-based Black & Decker Manufacturing Corp. for undisclosed terms. Probst has been a director of the company since then.
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