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February 3, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rockwell International Inc., long associated with the Cold War and the space race, said Wednesday that it has embarked on establishing a new identity to make the technology conglomerate a household word. To that end, directors of the Seal Beach-based aviation, electronics and high-technology company voted during its annual meeting to delete the word International from the firm's signage, business cards, stationery, packaging, sales material and company vehicles.
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February 3, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rockwell International Inc., long associated with the Cold War and the space race, said Wednesday that it has embarked on establishing a new identity to make the technology conglomerate a household word. To that end, directors of the Seal Beach-based aviation, electronics and high-technology company voted during its annual meeting to delete the word International from the firm's signage, business cards, stationery, packaging, sales material and company vehicles.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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August 4, 1993 | JOHN SCHWADA
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday backed continued federal funding for the nation's space station program to protect 1,300 workers at the Rocketdyne plant in Canoga Park from layoffs. On a 11-0 vote, the council passed a resolution urging congressional approval of a proposed $2.6-billion spending plan for the program. Funding is believed to be in jeopardy due to federal budget constraints.
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February 20, 1997 | JOHN O'DELL
It plays out a little bit like the classic "Who's on First?" routine by comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello., but here goes: Rockwell International Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corp. used to be joint partners in an operation called the United Space Alliance, which has the contract to operate the space shuttle program for NASA. But Rockwell sold its aerospace and defense operations to Boeing Co., which formed them into a new business unit called Boeing North American Inc.
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July 26, 1995 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The family of a Rocketdyne physicist killed in an explosion last year at a test site west of Chatsworth has filed a $100-million damage claim against Rocketdyne and the firm that made a compound involved in the blast. The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Tuesday--the day before the one-year anniversary of the explosion that killed Otto K. Heiney, 53, and Larry Pugh, also a physicist, at Rocketdyne's Santa Susana Field Laboratory.
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July 26, 1995 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The family of a Rocketdyne physicist killed in an explosion last year at a test site near Simi Valley has filed a $100-million damage claim against Rocketdyne and the firm that made a compound involved in the blast. The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Tuesday--the day before the one-year anniversary of the explosion that killed Otto K. Heiney, 53, and Larry Pugh, also a physicist, at Rocketdyne's Santa Susana Field Laboratory.
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April 12, 1991 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ten years ago today, America's space program took a giant leap into history with the launching of the space shuttle Columbia. The inaugural flight of the world's first reusable spacecraft lasted only 54 hours and 20 minutes. But it will forever be a source of great pride for Simi Valley residents Rod Reed and Joe O'Brien, who helped get it off the ground. Both men work for the Rocketdyne division of Rockwell International Inc. in Canoga Park.
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