Aerojet Rocketdyne SM-3 Block IIA TDACS Completes Full System Hot Fire Testing
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced that it completed its first Block IIA Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) fully-integrated flight weight system hot fire test for the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA program. The SM-3 program is managed by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and by prime contractor Raytheon Missile Systems.
Jim Maser Named GenCorp Head of Corporate Strategy and Development
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY), headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., announces the appointment of Jim Maser as vice president for Corporate Strategy and Development for the company. Reporting to GenCorp's President and CEO Scott Seymour, Maser will focus on the growth of GenCorp's business base and shareholder value.
Warren M. Boley, Jr. Named President of Aerojet Rocketdyne
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY) announced today that Warren M. Boley, Jr. will serve as the president of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a recently formed, wholly-owned subsidiary of GenCorp Inc., effective June 17, 2013. Aerojet Rocketdyne brings together the storied capabilities of America's two premier rocket propulsion companies.
GenCorp Completes Acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne From United Technologies Corporation
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all operations of the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne business (Rocketdyne) from United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). GenCorp will combine Rocketdyne with Aerojet-General Corporation (Aerojet), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GenCorp, and the combined businesses will operate as Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., headquartered in Sacramento, California.
John Schumacher Joins GenCorp to Lead Business Relations
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY), headquartered in Sacramento, California announced today that John Schumacher will join the GenCorp team as vice president for Business Relations. He will be responsible for developing aerospace and defense focused government relations and implementing business growth plans globally for GenCorp. "John is a proven innovator in the global aerospace marketplace," said GenCorp CEO Scott Seymour. "He is an important addition to GenCorp as we move forward and expand our world-class offerings to government and private sector customers."
GenCorp Receives Modification to FTC's Second Request in Connection With the Proposed Acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY), headquartered in Sacramento, California, announced today that it has received a modification to the request for additional information ("Second Request") from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with the Company's proposed acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne from United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). The modification excludes large and medium liquid rocket engines for launch vehicles and spacecraft from the scope of the FTC's investigation of the proposed acquisition. United Technologies has received a similar modification to the Second Request letter it received.