May 26, 1992
Steve C. Girod has joined HC Power Inc. as executive vice president. In his new position, he is responsible for overall operations at the Irvine manufacturer of power supplies and specialized power conditioning systems. Before joining HC, Girod was with Yamaha Electronics Corp., most recently as vice president of marketing.
February 2, 1996
Yamaha Motor Corp. USA said it completed its acquisition of fishing boat manufacturer Skeeter Products Inc. of Kilgore, Texas, for $37.5 million. Cypress-based Yamaha, a unit of Yamaha Motor Co. of Tokyo, acquired Skeeter from New York-based Meridian Sports Inc.
October 26, 1986
Yamaha Motor Corp. USA has purchased six acres of land adjacent to the company's 20-acre site in CC&F Cypress Business Center, Cypress. The Anaheim office of Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services represented both Yamaha and the seller, CC&F Cypress-Katella Investment Co., in the $5-million transaction.
January 24, 1996
Yamaha Motor Corp. USA plans to acquire a Texas-based fishing boat manufacturer for $37.5 million in a move aimed at further increasing Yamaha's reach into the water-sports market. Yamaha, which already owns two U.S.-based boat builders, will acquire Skeeter Products, a Kilgore, Texas, manufacturer of outboard-powered fiberglass fishing boats, from Skeeter parent Meridian Sports Inc. of New York. Cypress-based Yamaha Motor USA is part of Japan's Yamaha Motor Corp.
August 15, 1997 |
Admor Memory Corp. said it will unveil its new $2-million manufacturing center today. Admor--a maker of computer memory products for PCs, laptops and printers--plans to use the 1,700-square-foot addition to its existing facilities to expand into specialized technology markets. In July, for example, Admor became the exclusive memory supplier for a line of Yamaha Corp. of America's digital musical devices.
March 28, 1995
Claude Paten has been appointed vice president of marketing for Superior Fireplace Co., a Fullerton manufacturer of wood- and gas-burning fireplaces. Paten was formerly executive vice president for Peachtree Doors and Windows, where he was in charge of sales, marketing and research and development. * Masaaki Ito has been appointed executive vice president of Yamaha Corp. of America in Buena Park, an umbrella company that oversees much of Yamaha's business in the United States.
November 3, 2000 |
Like stately ocean liners about to set sail, the grand pianos roll down an assembly line of craftsmen, black, elegant and silent. The instruments, a marriage of ancient wood and high-tech engineering, have a mission: Prove that Japan can make a world-class, luxury piano fine enough to challenge the gold standard of the music industry--the Steinway grand piano. It is an audacious gambit for their maker, the Kawai Musical Instrument Manufacturing Co.