Aerojet Rocketdyne Announces Business Partnering Agreement for Environmental
Protection With Herakles (Safran)
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a
GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that Herakles, a Safran company
(France), has contracted with Aerojet Rocketdyne to provide environmental
consulting services on environmental remediation of impaired soil, groundwater
and surface water at its operations in France. Herakles provides services,
products and equipment for strategic and tactical missiles and space launch
vehicles, for civil and military aviation and automotive safety, as well as
tools for the industry.
Chris Conley, vice president of Environmental, Health & Safety for Aerojet
Rocketdyne said, "Aerojet Rocketdyne has 30 years of experience in managing
and remediating complicated environmental clean-ups. We look forward to
assisting Herakles in their environmental remediation efforts."
Warren Boley, president of Aerojet Rocketdyne added, "This demonstrates more
than just the strength of the very successful 35+ year propulsion partnership
between the two companies, but the importance both companies place on
environmental stewardship. This transatlantic commitment will help ensure
environmental restoration while strengthening the business relationship
between our two companies."
Historically, the long-time partnership between Aerojet Rocketdyne and
Herakles has centered on tactical missile propulsion with Aerojet Rocketdyne
manufacturing in support of the continental United States, and Herakles
manufacturing in support of NATO and European ally defense requirements. The
partnership has strengthened over the decades and includes notable programs
such as HAWK, MLRS and Standard Missile. "This new environmental engagement
expands the relationship and signals future opportunities that will emerge
between Aerojet Rocketdyne and Herakles," said Boley.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader
providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic,
tactical missile and armaments sectors for both domestic and international
markets. Find out more about the new Aerojet Rocketdyne at
CONTACT: Glenn Mahone, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 202.302.9941
Kristin Conner, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 916.355.2143
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