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May 21, 1993 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
SPS Technologies Inc. has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a claim by the federal government that the company failed to properly test aerospace fasteners that were used by the military, the Justice Department said Thursday. SPS, which is based in Newton, Pa., and has a factory in Santa Ana, failed to perform a number of required tests on the high-strength nuts, bolts and screws it produced for the military between 1982 and 1989 as required by military specifications, said Stuart E.
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May 21, 1993 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
SPS Technologies Inc. has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a claim by the federal government that the company failed to properly test aerospace fasteners that were used by the military, the Justice Department said Thursday. SPS, which is based in Newton, Pa., and has a factory in Santa Ana, failed to perform a number of required tests on the high-strength nuts, bolts and screws it produced for the military between 1982 and 1989 as required by military specifications, said Stuart E.
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September 29, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
SPS Technologies Inc. said Monday that it will close its Santa Ana aerospace fastener plant by the end of 1993 and lay off 300 of the plant's 375 workers. The company, based in Newton, Pa., makes high-strength nuts, bolts and screws for the aerospace and transportation industries and will move its fastener production to existing plants in Jenkintown, Pa., and Salt Lake City. SPS plans to sell its 20-acre Santa Ana site at 2701 S. Harbor Boulevard.
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September 29, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
SPS Technologies Inc. said Monday that it will close its Santa Ana aerospace fastener plant by the end of 1993 and lay off 300 of the plant's 375 workers. The company, based in Newton, Pa., makes high-strength nuts, bolts and screws for the aerospace and transportation industries and will move its fastener production to existing plants in Jenkintown, Pa., and Salt Lake City. SPS plans to sell its 20-acre Santa Ana site at 2701 S. Harbor Boulevard.
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August 19, 2003 | From Reuters and Times Staff Reports
The pace of consolidation in the aerospace and defense sector kept up Monday, as defense electronics company DRS Technologies Inc. and jet engine parts maker Precision Castparts Corp. each announced plans to buy smaller companies in the industry. The news helped spark a broad rally in defense shares. Parsippany, N.J.
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January 26, 1990 | Clipboard researched by Elena Brunet and Janice L. Jones / Los Angeles Times; Graphics by Scott Brown and Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times
In a report recently released by the environmental group Natural Resources Defense Council, 56 county firms were listed among the top 3,014 companies in the nation using three chemicals known to deplete the Earth's ozone layer. The companies were ranked on a weighted basis according to how much of each of the three chemicals--methyl chloroform, carbon tetrachloride and a chlorofluorocarbon known as CFC-113--they use.
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