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RPFC acquires pet supplement startup Real Pet Food Company (RPFC) has announced the acquisition of pet supplement business People for Pets, which was founded in 2021 and “built by a team of former Blackmores and P&G executives.” RPFC is investing alongside founder/shareholder/employee Gabriel Perera, who said, “This is an exciting partnership for People for Pets…

Electro Optic Systems buys kiwi telescope lens manufacturer

Space and defence systems manufacturer Electro Optic Systems has entered into an agreement with Callaghan Innovation to acquire the assets and hire the personnel of KiwiStar Optics (KSO). KSO produces precision optics including telescope lenses more than one metre in diameter and spectrographs. Other optics produced include mirrors, prisms, filters, cameras, image slicers and turn-key…