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March 15, 1993 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
Louis H. Kurkjian runs part of the Hughes Aircraft Co. plant in Fullerton formerly known as the Ground Systems Group. The sprawling complex once employed 15,000 people, but defense cuts have taken a toll. It is still Fullerton's largest employer, with more than 7,100 people, and it generates annual revenue of about $1 billion. But its future depends on President Clinton's defense budget and on where executives like Kurkjian steer the company.
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March 15, 1993 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
Louis H. Kurkjian runs part of the Hughes Aircraft Co. plant in Fullerton formerly known as the Ground Systems Group. The sprawling complex once employed 15,000 people, but defense cuts have taken a toll. It is still Fullerton's largest employer, with more than 7,100 people, and it generates annual revenue of about $1 billion. But its future depends on President Clinton's defense budget and on where executives like Kurkjian steer the company.
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BUSINESS
April 29, 1992 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN
Hughes Aircraft announced Tuesday a major restructuring and realignment of executives, continuing a streamlining that began last July. The reorganization is meant to strengthen its commercial ventures and maintain its defense business, the company said. The firm will fold its diverse operations into four new business sectors: aerospace and defense sector, headed by sector President Richard D. Brandes; systems integration sector, headed by John C.
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May 7, 1994 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The possible closure of Hughes Aircraft's principal defense plant in Orange County, which could mean the idling of 6,800 employees, would deal a devastating blow to the city. Though defense cuts are anticipated despite the region's economic recovery, the abrupt shutting of the city's largest employer would take a toll.
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October 23, 1994 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's white-knuckle time at Hughes Aircraft's moribund plant here. Pink slips--called "at-risk" notices here--are starting to go out at the huge Fullerton complex, which will close by the end of next year. At least 15 union workers and an undisclosed number of salaried employees have been told in recent days that they will get the ax by Christmas. Scores of more layoff notices are expected to be issued in the next month. And on Nov.
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