Business Briefs for the Week of March 19, 2007

Columbia Electric Supply, SolarWorld, Ciralight

  • Brockton, Mass.-based Columbia Electric Supply Inc. recently unveiled expansion plans that include the May 2007 opening of a 27,000 square- foot hub distribution center in Taunton, Mass. The facility will replace the company's existing branch location in Taunton.

  • Camarillo, Calif.-based SolarWorld AG recently announced plans to take over the silicon wafer production facility in Hillsboro, Ore., from Tokyo-based Komatsu Group. The California company will further develop the new site with an investment of about $400 million.

  • Park City, Utah-based Nature's Lighting recently changed its name to Ciralight. "The new name marks our company's evolution as a leading marketer of advanced daylighting systems for businesses," says Michael Basch, CEO and president.
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