In 1984, General Tire & Rubber Company evolved into GenCorp as the entity was established as a parent holding company. Eventually, the company exited the tire business entirely by divesting General Tire in 1987.In June 2013, GenCorp acquired Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne from United Technologies Corporation to form Aerojet Rocketdyne, and in April 2015 officially changed GenCorp's corporate name to Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. Drake says that Aerojet Rocketdyne has planned activities over the next several weeks to honor the centennial milestone with employees, customers and stakeholders, including production of a historical video and in-depth picture book outlining the company's 100-year heritage. Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at www.Rocket.com and www.AerojetRocketdyne.com.
CONTACT: Glenn Mahone, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 202-302-9941 Glenn.Mahone@Rocket.com Lynn Machon, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 916-355-3587 Lynn.Machon@Rocket.com