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July 3, 1990 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
New headquarters: Novadyne Computer Systems Co., formerly McDonnell Douglas Field Services Co., will build a new headquarters in Santa Ana to house the 300 people working for the company at three sites in Orange County, spokeswoman Pat Dwight said Monday. McDonnell Douglas Corp. said Sunday that it had sold the computer maintenance and distribution division to a management-led investor group for $65 million.
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December 22, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Novadyne Settles Suit: Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. said it has concluded restructuring negotiations with its original investor groups and various other creditors that "substantially reduce" the company's debts. The company, formerly the computer maintenance and hardware distribution unit of McDonnell Douglas Corp., said it also has settled a dispute with its former parent company and withdrawn the lawsuit it filed earlier this year in the federal court in Los Angeles.
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March 18, 1993 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. has turned over its Santa Ana parts warehouse and repair depot and the 50 employees who work there to Cerplex Inc. of Anaheim. Under a strategic partnership agreement that took effect March 1, Cerplex, which has several other computer-parts repair operations in Orange County, will lease the former Novadyne facility, located on the ground floor of Novadyne's Santa Ana headquarters building, and will charge Novadyne market rates for repair work.
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December 22, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Novadyne Settles Suit: Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. said it has concluded restructuring negotiations with its original investor groups and various other creditors that "substantially reduce" the company's debts. The company, formerly the computer maintenance and hardware distribution unit of McDonnell Douglas Corp., said it also has settled a dispute with its former parent company and withdrawn the lawsuit it filed earlier this year in the federal court in Los Angeles.
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May 8, 1991
Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. said it has signed an agreement with Secure Systems Group Inc. of Irvine in which the two companies will jointly service and repair computers for the Defense Department and other government customers. Under the agreement, Santa Ana-based Novadyne and Secure Systems will provide computer maintenance services for standard computers as wells as hardware designed to meet the Pentagon's Tempest standard for security and performance in hostile environments.
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August 14, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times staff writer
Trading Places: In an even exchange, Irvine recently gained a company from Santa Ana, and vice versa. BE Aerospace Inc. left its Santa Ana headquarters to take over about 50,000 square feet in an Irvine industrial building. The space was vacated by Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. when the hardware distributor consolidated its operations into a 170,000-square-foot, built-to-suit facility in Santa Ana.
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October 26, 1990 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Novadyne Computer Systems Inc., a computer maintenance and hardware distribution company, said Thursday that it plans to move next year into a new $25-million headquarters here. Novadyne is a former McDonnell Douglas Corp. subsidiary that was spun off as an independent company in a $65-million management buyout in July. The new 170,000-square-foot headquarters will house Novadyne's 400 local employees and will be across the street from its current headquarters on St. Andrews Place. Bert J.
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August 14, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times staff writer
Trading Places: In an even exchange, Irvine recently gained a company from Santa Ana, and vice versa. BE Aerospace Inc. left its Santa Ana headquarters to take over about 50,000 square feet in an Irvine industrial building. The space was vacated by Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. when the hardware distributor consolidated its operations into a 170,000-square-foot, built-to-suit facility in Santa Ana.
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June 2, 1992 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. said Monday that it has cut its staff by 11%, or 95 people, and reduced its employee compensation as part of a reorganization of its computer systems sales and repair business. The reorganization divides the company into two main units and is designed to accelerate its transition from a computer service business to one that also sells business computer systems, Chairman Bert J. Novak said in a statement.
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January 7, 1992 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
Novadyne Enters Multiprocessing Field: Novadyne Computer Systems Inc., a Santa Ana company that sells and services business computers, has joined the so-called multiprocessing field. On Monday, the company introduced its first family of multiprocessing computers, which use more than one processor to improve computing speed. Novadyne's computers can accommodate anywhere from 64 to 256 users on a corporate network at the same time.
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May 8, 1991
Novadyne Computer Systems Inc. said it has signed an agreement with Secure Systems Group Inc. of Irvine in which the two companies will jointly service and repair computers for the Defense Department and other government customers. Under the agreement, Santa Ana-based Novadyne and Secure Systems will provide computer maintenance services for standard computers as wells as hardware designed to meet the Pentagon's Tempest standard for security and performance in hostile environments.
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