SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, and Daicel, a Japanese defense corporation, marked 50 years of partnership today with the planting of a cherry blossom tree at Aerojet's headquarters in Sacramento.
Aerojet will further highlight milestones as well as host an event honoring the company's partnership with Japan and several of its leading aerospace companies at the Japan Aerospace 2012 exhibition being held in Nagoya, Japan from Oct. 9-12.Aerojet is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments areas in support of domestic and international markets. GenCorp is a leading technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company's excess real estate assets. Additional information about Aerojet and GenCorp can be obtained by visiting the companies' websites at www.Aerojet.com and at www.GenCorp.com . The Aerojet logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=12048
CONTACT: Glenn Mahone, Aerojet, 202.302.9941 Glenn.Mahone@Aerojet.com Kristin Conner, Aerojet, 916.355.2143 Kristin.Conner@Aerojet.com