July 15, 2000 |
A federal judge on Friday dismissed an indictment against a McDonnell Douglas Corp. executive who was charged with conspiring to divert sophisticated manufacturing tools to the Chinese military in violation of U.S. export laws. U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington ruled that the conspiracy charge against Robert Hitt, director of McDonnell Douglas' China program, based in Long Beach, was barred by the five-year statute of limitations.
November 17, 1995 |
The talks between Boeing Co. and McDonnell Douglas Corp. could lead to a variety of scenarios under which assets would be exchanged or shared. Here are a few: 1. Full Merger * Combines nation's two biggest aircraft makers. * New entity builds commercial jets, military fighters, helicopters, missiles. * Company's annual sales top $35 billion. * Company rivals General Motors Corp. as top U.S. exporter. * Seen as least likely scenario, partly because of antitrust obstacles. 2.
March 14, 1995 |
McDonnell Douglas Corp.'s proposed 100-seat commercial jetliner, the MD-95, could move closer to being formally launched today if it gets a sizable order from Scandinavian Airline Systems. Stockholm-based SAS, a longtime McDonnell customer, is expected to announce an order for perhaps 50 or more small jetliners today valued in excess of $1 billion, and the MD-95 is considered a front-runner to win all or part of the deal. Boeing Co.
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May 20, 1992
McDonnell Douglas Corp. facilities in the Southland are releasing hazardous levels of cancer-causing chemicals that pose "serious health risks" to hundreds of thousands of people, according to lawsuits filed this week by the state attorney general's office. The lawsuits seek to have McDonnell Douglas notify people living near its facilities of the potential health risks and to have the courts order the company to reduce its emissions of the chemicals.
April 4, 1996 |
Another big aerospace company has joined Hughes Electronics and Rockwell International in the quest to boost revenue by selling unused land in Orange County. McDonnell Douglas Corp.'s Space and Defense systems unit in Huntington Beach sits on 300 acres, of which about 20% has never been developed. For years, McDonnell Douglas picked up a few extra bucks leasing some of the the vacant land to strawberry farmers.
August 20, 1991 |
McDonnell Douglas Corp. said Monday that it has agreed to sell Systems Integration Co. to Electronic Data Systems Corp. for an undisclosed price. The St. Louis-based unit of McDonnell Douglas had 1990 worldwide revenues of $398 million along with domestic revenues of $271 million. The unit employs about 2,000 workers, most of them in St. Louis, and operates facilities in Cypress and Cambridge, England.