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October 21, 1997 | LEO SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Over the past several years officials of Vortech Engineering have been eyeing possible sites for relocation and expansion. The product line and staff of the 7-year-old Moorpark company have been growing so steadily that the headquarters are virtually bursting at the seams. "We now can't add people or machinery, and that can have a dampening effect on our ability to grow," said Chris Cowles, marketing director for Vortech, which manufactures superchargers for the automobile industry.
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October 21, 1997 | LEO SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Over the past several years officials of Vortech Engineering have been eyeing possible sites for relocation and expansion. The product line and staff of the 7-year-old Moorpark company have been growing so steadily that the headquarters are virtually bursting at the seams. "We now can't add people or machinery, and that can have a dampening effect on our ability to grow," said Chris Cowles, marketing director for Vortech, which manufactures superchargers for the automobile industry.
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January 31, 1998 | ROBERT GAMMON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The state has deemed a local manufacturing company eligible for $4 million in tax-exempt bonds to help repay a loan it used to construct a 77,000-square-foot building here, officials announced Friday. Standard Abrasives, which opened its new facility last summer in the Tapo Canyon Industrial Park, very likely will be the only Ventura County business to qualify for the special bonds this year, said Roger Wildermuth, spokesman for the state treasurer's office.
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September 4, 2011 | By Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times
Vortech Engineering Inc. has built a business helping drivers satisfy their need for speed. The Oxnard company manufactures superchargers that force more air into an automotive engine, providing a boost of additional horsepower. The firm has built a loyal following among young gear heads and professional racers who love giving their rides some extra muscle. "It makes a little engine behave like a big engine," said Vortech's founder and president, Jim Middlebrook. To some aficionados, the sound of the supercharger spooling up "is what you hear first.
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August 12, 1997 | RODNEY BOSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Beverly Hills construction company has begun work on five commercial buildings in Moorpark, but though developments may seem impressive, city officials say they do not fill the bigger industrial space needs of the community. A severe shortage of large industrial space is hurting the city's ability to attract outside companies and is preventing hometown businesses from finding suitable sites for expansion, officials say.
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