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July 23, 1990 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States, in an attempt to reduce its trade deficit and compete effectively with Japanese manufacturers, is trying to break up the system of exclusive relationships between Japanese auto makers and their parts suppliers. But the Japanese system is superior to U.S. and European practices, according to Joseph T. Gorman, chairman and chief executive of TRW Inc. And TRW hopes to take part in the Japanese system of "family" relationships among companies.
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February 20, 1994 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once, TRW was a company that fattened its profit and burnished its reputation by helping land American astronauts on the moon. Today, its fortunes ride in large part on keeping American motorists from slamming into their dashboards. Automotive parts--especially air bag safety restraints--are the products powering TRW today, though the Cleveland-based conglomerate still fields a motley mix of businesses.
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BUSINESS
February 20, 1994 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once, TRW was a company that fattened its profit and burnished its reputation by helping land American astronauts on the moon. Today, its fortunes ride in large part on keeping American motorists from slamming into their dashboards. Automotive parts--especially air bag safety restraints--are the products powering TRW today, though the Cleveland-based conglomerate still fields a motley mix of businesses.
BUSINESS
July 23, 1990 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States, in an attempt to reduce its trade deficit and compete effectively with Japanese manufacturers, is trying to break up the system of exclusive relationships between Japanese auto makers and their parts suppliers. But the Japanese system is superior to U.S. and European practices, according to Joseph T. Gorman, chairman and chief executive of TRW Inc. And TRW hopes to take part in the Japanese system of "family" relationships among companies.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1988
As expected, Joseph T. Gorman, president and chief operating officer of the high-technology company TRW, has been elected chairman and chief executive effective Dec. 1, succeeding Ruben F. Mettler, 64, who is retiring. Gorman, 51, will retain the title of president. TRW is based in Cleveland.
BUSINESS
December 14, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Next TRW President Likely to Be Hellman: Peter S. Hellman is expected to be named president and chief operating officer of the Cleveland-based auto parts, aerospace and information services company today, succeeding Edsel D. Dunford, who is retiring. The move would elevate Hellman, a 45-year-old former chief financial officer and current assistant president of TRW, to the No. 2 slot after fewer than six years at the company, whose space group is based in Redondo Beach. Joseph T.
BUSINESS
February 12, 1988
TRW Inc. has announced that Joseph T. Gorman, 50, president and chief operating officer, will succeed Ruben F. Mettler, 64, as chairman and chief executive, when Mettler retires near the end of 1988. Gorman joined TRW in 1968 and has served as president and chief operating officer since 1985. He became a director in 1984. Mettler, who joined TRW in 1955, has been chairman and chief executive since 1977.
BUSINESS
February 20, 1999
TRW Inc. said its president and chief operating officer, Peter S. Hellman, 49, will leave the company and his position will be eliminated as part of the company's acquisition of LucasVarity. The leaders of the company's major businesses will now report directly to TRW Chairman and Chief Executive Joseph T. Gorman. * Pillsbury Co., the food unit of Britain's Diageo, moved about $60 million of its advertising business to D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles Inc.
BUSINESS
August 7, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
TRW Reorganization to Cut Up to 150 Jobs: TRW Inc. said it will reorganize its Redondo Beach-based space and defense unit beginning Jan. 1, a move that could eliminate 100 to 150 jobs. The reorganized unit will consist of three operating groups rather than the current four, and the head of each group will report directly to Joseph T. Gorman, chairman and chief executive, TRW said.
BUSINESS
August 24, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
TRW Inc. said Friday that it is conducting a "strategic review" of its Orange County-based consumer credit reporting business, but has no imminent plans to sell the 2,000-employee operation. The statement came after TRW Chairman Joseph T. Gorman was quoted in the New York Times as saying that the company was weighing whether to sell the unit, partly because of recent criticism from consumer groups and government officials.
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April 18, 1995 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
TRW Inc. and Rockwell International Corp. posted sharply higher profits for the first quarter on Monday despite earnings weakness at their aerospace and defense groups. The results underscore how the two diversified companies increasingly rely on their commercial goods to generate growth as their aerospace lines continue to grapple with slumping U.S. spending on space and defense.
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