A small engineering firm in Orange County, Calif., has hit a bonanza with a hard ceramic material used for lightweight body armor. Demand for the product in the past five years has pushed the company from $45 million in sales to a projected $560 million. Rob Schmitz of member station KQED reports that the company is one of the fastest growing in Southern California.
Demand for Body Armor Benefits a Small California Company
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