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July 21, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
Valex Corp. in Ventura has sold its line of pharmaceutical and biotechnical mixers to General Signal Corp. of Stamford, Conn. The sale, for an undisclosed amount, gives General Signal a group of so-called magnetic mixers that enhance the sterility of medicines and other substances.
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March 19, 1994 | PEGGY Y. LEE
About 100 employees at Valex Corp., Ventura's second-largest manufacturing company, went on strike Friday after negotiations broke down over a labor contract. The contract, which covered machinists, welders and other blue-collar workers, expired at midnight Thursday and employees began picketing the building on Leland Street Friday morning. Valex manufactures stainless steel components for the semiconductor industry and employs about 180 workers.
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BUSINESS
September 4, 1986
Terms were not disclosed for Los Angeles-based Reliance's purchase of Valex, a Ventura manufacturer of stainless steel components for electronic, pharmaceutical and other applications. Reliance President William T. Gimbel said Valex will continue under its established name as a wholly owned subsidiary with Robert L. Rains continuing as Valex's president.
BUSINESS
July 21, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
Valex Corp. in Ventura has sold its line of pharmaceutical and biotechnical mixers to General Signal Corp. of Stamford, Conn. The sale, for an undisclosed amount, gives General Signal a group of so-called magnetic mixers that enhance the sterility of medicines and other substances.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1994 | PEGGY Y. LEE
About 100 employees at Valex Corp., Ventura's second-largest manufacturing company, went on strike Friday after negotiations broke down over a labor contract. The contract, which covered machinists, welders and other blue-collar workers, expired at midnight Thursday and employees began picketing the building on Leland Street Friday morning. Valex manufactures stainless steel components for the semiconductor industry and employs about 180 workers.
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November 28, 1990 | MAJA RADEVICH
About half a block of Ventura Road leading to the Ventura Auto Center will be renamed Auto Center Drive and freeway signs with the new name will be posted on the Ventura Freeway, the Ventura City Council has decided. Car dealers and owners of the Auto Center asked that the signs be posted and that the 100-foot stretch of road between the Johnson Drive off-ramp from the Ventura Freeway and Leland Street be renamed so their businesses would get more exposure.
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November 23, 1998 | COLL METCALFE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After watching their markets, profits and stock values erode in the wake of an overseas financial crunch, Ventura County technology firms are again taking an optimistic view of the future. For much of the past year, a number of local high-tech firms have taken a beating after economic crises in Asia, South America and Russia reduced demand for some county-made products and touched off wild fluctuations in the stock and over-the-counter trade markets.
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August 13, 2000 | MARGARET TALEV, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the sterile, climate-controlled rooms at Baxter International's Hyland Immuno manufacturing plant in Thousand Oaks, hundreds of masked and gowned workers are making a blood-clotting drug for hemophiliacs. Nearby, at Ambryx Biotechnology, two scientists in a much smaller lab think they have found a way to make a human protein trigger cancer cells to self-destruct without damaging normal cells.
BUSINESS
September 4, 1986
Terms were not disclosed for Los Angeles-based Reliance's purchase of Valex, a Ventura manufacturer of stainless steel components for electronic, pharmaceutical and other applications. Reliance President William T. Gimbel said Valex will continue under its established name as a wholly owned subsidiary with Robert L. Rains continuing as Valex's president.
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