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September 2, 1993 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shepard Bentley's worst fear is that he will have to close his 25-person manufacturing plant before it ships its first product. The cause of its imminent demise? Lack of financing. Bentley's start-up company, Rising Star Contract Services Inc., rose from the ashes of a layoff. Bentley and 400 other people lost their jobs earlier this year when Symbol Technologies began relocating its Costa Mesa high-tech plant to New York.
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September 2, 1993 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shepard Bentley's worst fear is that he will have to close his 25-person manufacturing plant before it ships its first product. The cause of its imminent demise? Lack of financing. Bentley's start-up company, Rising Star Contract Services Inc., rose from the ashes of a layoff. Bentley and 400 other people lost their jobs earlier this year when Symbol Technologies began relocating its Costa Mesa high-tech plant to New York.
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September 22, 1993 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
Rising Star Contract Services Inc., a Costa Mesa start-up company that has been vocal about its effort to find financing, has secured equipment to begin working down its multimillion-dollar backlog of orders. Shepherd Bentley, president of the 30-employee electronics assembly firm, said the company was able to lease equipment at bargain rates from a company that got the equipment from Bentley's former employer, Symbol Technologies Inc. in Costa Mesa.
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