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April 10, 2017
SOURCE: Mark Glover and Dale Kasler – Sacramento Bee

Rancho Cordova’s nearly 70-year run as a hub of the aerospace industry will soon end.

On Monday, Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc. announced that it would relocate or eliminate about 1,100 of its 1,400 local jobs over the next 2  1/2 years and shut down manufacturing operations in the area. The company also said it would close its facility in Gainesville, Va.

Rocket engine manufacturing will be consolidated in a new plant in Huntsville, Ala. In all, 800 jobs will be added in Huntsville by the end of 2018.



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