April 1, 1994 |
Rohr Admits Faking Tests: The defense contractor admitted faking quality tests for parts of the Navy's F-14 Tomcat fighter and the Air Force's C-5 transport. It agreed to pay a $3.6-million fine. Rohr agreed with Los Angeles prosecutors to plead guilty to eight counts of making false claims about the tests. U.S. District Judge Terry Hatter Jr. must concur with the deal. He set sentencing May 2.
July 21, 1993 |
Struggling aircraft components maker Rohr Inc. said it will lay off 1,300 more employees over the next four months to keep cutting costs in the face of slumping jetliner sales. The Chula Vista, Calif.-based company said the layoffs will cut its employment worldwide to 5,700. The company has already laid off about 2,000 people in the last 18 months as commercial aircraft orders have slowed. In mid-1989, Rohr employed 12,000 people.
September 24, 1992 |
Rohr Says More Job Cuts Possible: Having already cut 2,000 jobs over the last 14 months, Chula Vista-based aerospace manufacturer Rohr Inc. said it may lop another 2,000 jobs, or 22%, from its remaining work force of 9,100 over the next two to three years if pessimistic business forecasts hold true. Rohr blamed widespread cancellations and postponements of commercial airliner deliveries for the projected cuts.
February 19, 1992 |
Rohr Inc. said Tuesday that there is an ongoing federal investigation into "various acts of employees" at the company's Riverside manufacturing plant that might result in criminal and civil charges. In a prepared release, Rohr said the probe focuses on the "production of parts, the recording of information which is a part of the product process and the company's testing practices." Rohr said it has done nothing that would have "an adverse effect on the safety or utilization of its products."
July 30, 1991 |
Confirming reports that the company plans to move some jobs out of California, the chief executive of Rohr Industries said recently that the aerospace manufacturer would not locate in California if it were starting up today. Robert Goldsmith, who heads the Chula Vista-based concern, thus joined a growing chorus of California aerospace employers who have expressed displeasure with the high cost of doing business in Southern California.
May 18, 1991 |
Rohr Industries Inc.: The Chula Vista, Calif., aircraft parts maker said third-quarter profit surged 104% to $9 million, while revenue increased 20% to $297.6 million. The firm said its efforts over the last decade to introduce technology and new programs are now being reflected in its overall performance. Tables, D9