May 27, 1999 |
Imagine a pair of nonidentical twins. Sibling H is a bit unassuming but is solidly built and has tremendous reserves of power. Although quiet, H is absolutely self-assured. This sibling would be a splendid companion with which to share a variety of adventures, whether near home or far away. Within minutes of your first encounter, you and H are going to be great friends. Sibling Y is also extremely powerful but flashier than H and a touch more eager to party.
May 11, 1999 |
Yamaha Marine Group, the Cypress-based outboard motor marketing unit of Japan's Yamaha Motor Corp., has signed the biggest supply deal in its 16 years in the U.S. The pact with Genmar Holdings Inc. of Minneapolis calls for Yamaha Marine to build and supply a range of outboard motors to eight powerboat companies owned by Genmar.
December 7, 1998 |
The new year isn't even here yet, but already the folks at Buena Park-based Yamaha Corp. of America are thinking about what people will want to do with the computers they receive as holiday gifts. Yamaha hopes they'll play games. Really loud games. Yamaha, which is trying to make a name for itself in the computer speakers market, hopes people will want to upgrade their computers' generally substandard speakers.
October 26, 1998 |
Yamaha Corp. of America's consumer products division plans to make a push into the consumer computer market during the holiday shopping season, trying to extend its brand from keyboards into computer speakers, sound cards and compact disc recording devices. Starting in November, the company will have prominent displays at retailers such as Fry's Electronics Inc.
November 9, 1997
Phil Dyskow has been appointed president of Yamaha Marine Group in Cypress. He had been senior vice president since 1995. Dyskow will also oversee the Yamaha Boat Co. In addition, Jack Malone, general manager of Yamaha Marine Group, was named vice president. * Paul F. Rodeno is a new executive vice president of Eldorado Bank in Tustin. Rodeno had been with San Dieguito National Bank for more than 10 years.
July 10, 1997 |
Stanford University and Japan's Yamaha Corp. said they have joined in a program to license audio technologies they say can produce electronically synthesized sound virtually indistinguishable from instrumental sound. There are more than 400 patents and patent applications for the technology, dubbed Sondius-XG and previously marketed under the names Sondius and Virtual Acoustic. The program also includes patents and applications covering Yamaha's XG format.
January 19, 1997 |
Doug Henry, who missed much of last season with a broken back suffered in a fall in 1995, completed two weeks of championship riding by winning the second round of the Supercross season Saturday night in the Coliseum. Henry's Yamaha teammate, Ezra Lusk, led off the starting line in the 20-lap main event, but took the lead on the fourth lap and was never seriously challenged. It was a Yamaha night, as Henry and Lusk were also heat winners.
July 28, 1996 |
Yamaha Motor Corp. USA said it has awarded the bulk of its advertising account to Marshall Design Associates in Newport Beach after a three-month search that reviewed 11 agencies. Diana Marshall, owner and president of Marshall Design, said she plans to add two or three employees to her staff of nine to handle the $11-million annual account.
June 10, 1996
Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A., a unit of Yamaha Motor Co., said Friday it will appeal the recent Alabama jury decision awarding $35 million to a 20-year-old man who was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Jason Barron suffered severe brain damage when a borrowed ATV he was driving overturned on a dirt road in 1988. In announcing plans to appeal, Yamaha said the jury "made a decision based more on emotions than facts."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1996 |
Workers at the sprawling Yamaha Corp. of America building made a grisly discovery Friday morning when the body of a full-term infant was found stashed in a locked filing cabinet, police said. The infant had been wrapped in a towel and placed in a plastic bag along with a pair of women's underwear and shorts, Buena Park Police Sgt. Lloyd Schwengel said. A coroner's examination determined that the body had likely been in the cabinet for one or two weeks, Schwengel said.