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June 13, 1995
A former Simi Valley resident claims in a federal lawsuit filed in Los Angeles that she contracted thyroid cancer while playing in fields and drinking water near a Rockwell Inc. testing laboratory's nuclear reactor. Summer Kristine Colvin, who now lives in Bermuda Downs, Calif., alleges in her suit that the operators of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory's nuclear reactor failed to properly clean up the soil and water sources following meltdowns and radiation leaks.
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January 13, 1997 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rockwell Semiconductor Systems last week opened a multimedia product design center in San Jose operated by the company's Brooktree division. The facility will be used to develop computer chips for processing three-dimensional graphics increasingly seen in computer games and on the World Wide Web. The new center is located in a 30,000-square-foot office space formerly leased by Weitek Corp., a designer of multimedia computer chips that recently declared bankruptcy, Rockwell officials said.
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BUSINESS
January 13, 1997 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rockwell Semiconductor Systems last week opened a multimedia product design center in San Jose operated by the company's Brooktree division. The facility will be used to develop computer chips for processing three-dimensional graphics increasingly seen in computer games and on the World Wide Web. The new center is located in a 30,000-square-foot office space formerly leased by Weitek Corp., a designer of multimedia computer chips that recently declared bankruptcy, Rockwell officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1995
A former Simi Valley resident claims in a federal lawsuit filed in Los Angeles that she contracted thyroid cancer while playing in fields and drinking water near a Rockwell Inc. testing laboratory's nuclear reactor. Summer Kristine Colvin, who now lives in Bermuda Downs, Calif., alleges in her suit that the operators of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory's nuclear reactor failed to properly clean up the soil and water sources following meltdowns and radiation leaks.
BUSINESS
October 22, 1992 | CRISTINA LEE
Rockwell International Inc., in a move to commercialize more of its technical know-how, unveiled a plan this week that will apply its military technology to the transportation industry. Kent M. Black, executive vice president and chief operating officer, said a Rockwell Texas subsidiary has signed an $800,000 contract with Techsonic Industries Inc. in Eufaula, Ga., to provide Global Positioning System receiver engines for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system.
BUSINESS
August 19, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy Rockwell International Corp.'s railroad electronics division for $80 million, improving its train brake and communications product lines. Westinghouse Air Brake, one of North America's largest makers of locomotive equipment, bought the unit from Rockwell Collins Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rockwell Collins is a subsidiary of Costa Mesa-based Rockwell.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1995 | Jack Searles
An Oxnard sheet metal fabricator has been named one of the top 100 suppliers of Rockwell International Inc. The honored company, Oxnard Precision Fabrication Inc., was among those selected from Rockwell's more than 700 suppliers. In addition, Oxnard Precision was named Supplier of the Year among 12 sheet metal concerns that regularly do business with Rockwell. Dave Garza, Oxnard Precision's president, accepted the award during a suppliers' conference in Rapid Cities, Iowa.
BUSINESS
June 13, 1995 | Jack Searles
In a reorganization of Rockwell International Inc., the giant company's Microelectronics Technology Center in Newbury Park has become part of Rockwell's telecommunications arm. No changes in personnel or operations are expected in Newbury Park, the announcement said. The microelectronics unit produces gallium arsenide computer chips, an alternative to the more commonly used silicon chips.
BUSINESS
June 15, 2002 | Bloomberg News
Rockwell Collins Inc., a maker of instruments for aircraft cockpits, agreed to buy Acterna Corp.'s Airshow unit in Tustin for $160 million to gain electronic-control products for business jet passenger cabins. The cash acquisition would dilute Rockwell Collins' fiscal 2003 profit slightly, the company said. Airshow, which had fiscal 2002 sales of $65 million, employs about 330. Airshow makes climate, light and video controls.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1995
A former Simi Valley woman filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Rockwell Inc., claiming she contracted thyroid cancer while playing in the fields and drinking the water near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. Summer Kristine Colvin, 23, who lived in the city from 1983 to 1986, alleged that the operators of the nuclear-reactor test lab failed to clean up the soil and water following meltdowns and radiation leaks. Colvin's attorney, Michael Kushner, said the suit filed in U. S. District Court in Los Angeles seeks $55 million, including $50 million in punitive damages.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1995 | DWAYNE BRAY
A former Simi Valley woman filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Rockwell Inc., claiming she contracted thyroid cancer while playing in the fields and drinking the water near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. Summer Kristine Colvin, 23, who lived in the city from 1983 to 1986, alleged that the operators of the nuclear-reactor test lab failed to clean up the soil and water following meltdowns and radiation leaks. Colvin's attorney, Michael Kushner, said the suit filed in U. S.
BUSINESS
February 24, 2000 | Bloomberg News
B.F. Goodrich Co. and Rockwell International Inc., makers of airplane equipment, said they formed a maintenance alliance they hope will help stabilize earnings during an expected slump in aircraft production. Rockwell Collins, which specializes in instrumentation and in-flight entertainment systems, will work with Goodrich Aviation Services to provide one-stop maintenance and repair services to airlines worldwide, the companies said.
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