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August 22, 1989 | CHRIS KRAUL
Rohr Industries announced Monday that chairman and chief executive Harry W. Todd will resign effective Jan. 1. The Rohr board of directors has named Robert H. Goldsmith, Rohr's president and chief operating officer, to succeed Todd. Todd, 67, joined Rohr in 1980 as chief operating officer and president. He became chairman and chief executive in 1982. Before joining Rohr, Todd spent 30 years at Rockwell International in management and engineering positions.
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February 22, 1995
Software Maintenance Specialists said Tuesday that it has signed a five-year, $12-million contract with Rohr Industries Inc. to manage information processing at Rohr's Chula Vista headquarters. SMS will support data services for mainframe computers at the site, where Rohr manufactures commercial and military aircraft components. About 25 Rohr employees will be affected by the agreement, the companies said.
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BUSINESS
February 25, 1987 | GREG JOHNSON
Strike-bound Rohr Industries reported that net earnings fell to $8.3 million for the first half ended Feb. 1, compared to $12 million a year ago. Revenue for the first half rose to $312 million from $306 million. The company linked the earnings drop to "inefficiencies associated with new program start-ups, increased production rates for existing programs and the need to train new employees to handle increased productions." Rohr Chairman Harry W. Todd said the Chula Vista, Calif.
BUSINESS
December 10, 1991 | CHRIS KRAUL
Some Rohr Industries employees are about to work themselves out of a job. Citing increased productivity on certain contracts, the Chula Vista aerospace manufacturer said at its annual shareholders meeting Saturday it will cut 200 jobs through layoffs and attrition from its 5,700-worker payroll at its South Bay facility by next July. Rohr has been slowly downsizing over the past year and more than 300 jobs have been cut in Chula Vista since August, Rohr spokesman John Walsh said.
BUSINESS
May 27, 1987
Rohr Industries on Tuesday reported reduced earnings, citing the two-week strike in February by 4,600 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace. The strike idled production at Rohr's two major manufacturing facilities in Chula Vista and Riverside. Rohr reported that earnings fell to $2.8 million for the three months ended May 3, compared to $11.3 million during the same quarter a year ago. Revenue fell to $150 million from $157 million. The strike delayed " . . .
BUSINESS
February 22, 1995
Software Maintenance Specialists said Tuesday that it has signed a five-year, $12-million contract with Rohr Industries Inc. to manage information processing at Rohr's Chula Vista headquarters. SMS will support data services for mainframe computers at the site, where Rohr manufactures commercial and military aircraft components. About 25 Rohr employees will be affected by the agreement, the companies said.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1985 | GREG JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
Riding a wave of new orders and rate increases on existing contracts, Rohr Industries on Wednesday reported a 24% increase in net income to a record $47 million for the fiscal year ended June 30. The increase came despite a 1% drop in revenue to $607 million. Rohr's fourth-quarter earnings were $12.4 million, up 19%--the 20th consecutive quarter of improved profitability at the Chula Vista-based aerospace manufacturer. Revenue in the quarter rose 3% to $153.4 million.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1988
Jay E. Hawley has been named vice president of military business for Rohr Industries.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1991 | CHRIS KRAUL
Rohr Industries on Wednesday reported improved earnings on record fourth-quarter and fiscal 1991 sales. The Chula Vista-based aerospace manufacturer said it earned $11.2 million on $405.1 million in revenue over the quarter. That compares with a profit of $7 million on $318.8 million in revenue for the same quarter the previous year. For all of fiscal 1991, Rohr's profit was $30.5 million on sales of $1.385 billion, contrasted with a "break-even" profit of $39,000 on sales of $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1991 | LESLIE KEESLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In response to findings by state water officials that it may have discharged "suspicious materials" into San Diego Bay, Rohr Industries Inc. of Chula Vista gave no explanation for the discharge, but called itself an environmentally proactive company.
BUSINESS
July 26, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
For the second time this year, Rohr Industries has signed a $1-billion follow-on contract to supply casings for jet engines for commercial airliners, the Chula Vista-based firm announced Wednesday. Executives of Rohr said they reached an agreement with European manufacturer Airbus Industrie to furnish the aerodynamic structures--known as nacelles--for 800 aircraft. However, the contract will not immediately boost jobs, a Rohr spokesman said Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1990
Rohr Industries depends on healthy and efficient commercial aircraft operations as much as it does on sales of airplanes themselves. Efficient airports and the infrastructure to support them are a fundamental requirement for continued growth in the commercial aircraft sector. Business and recreational travelers demand safe, convenient and efficient airports as much as they want safe, comfortable and fast aircraft. San Diego needs to get moving to provide a safe, convenient and efficient airport if it intends to grow.
BUSINESS
August 22, 1989 | CHRIS KRAUL
Rohr Industries announced Monday that chairman and chief executive Harry W. Todd will resign effective Jan. 1. The Rohr board of directors has named Robert H. Goldsmith, Rohr's president and chief operating officer, to succeed Todd. Todd, 67, joined Rohr in 1980 as chief operating officer and president. He became chairman and chief executive in 1982. Before joining Rohr, Todd spent 30 years at Rockwell International in management and engineering positions.
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