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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) announced Wednesday that is has closed the acquisition of Orbital ATK Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies that has a large presence in Utah. The ink was still drying on the dated post-it placed on the Contract as Orbital ATK unified a significant Utah presence, including manufacturing and testing facilities in Clearfield, Magna and Promontory. The company employs almost 3,000 in the state with a payroll approaching $250 million doing work that includes development and testing of propulsion systems for rockets and missiles, and manufacturing advanced composite components for both commercial and military aircraft. In announcing the new name “Omega” for its new rocket and describing its engine configuration, the new company also emphasized OmegA's role as a jobs engine, estimating that the 500 employees currently working could double in size "to about 1,000 people soon." > Read Full Article
Trodging Down Hill to Drink Water ?
FOLLOW THE BLACK COW ! – Spartan Metallurgical Company (SMC) was founded at San Jose State University in 1984 by Alexander Kanellakos, a fellow student and a Chair from the Material Science and Engineering Department. The company focused on developing commercial, industrial, and government aerospace related custom and ultra high-purity alloys and semiconductor grade metals and semiconductors. Because SMC uses raw materials and precious metals in many applications, we also work and invest in the commodities metals and bullion distributors to maintain price control and hedge investments when appropriate. Past proprietary products developed for customers include peritectic ternary alloys, sputtering bimetallic targets for semiconductor processing, amorphous silicon solar cells, non-stick tetra-titanium oxide cooking surfaces, aerospace, habitat self regulating heat pipe and cooling hardware, thick film
hybrid ceramic and ballistic substrates, ultra high purity metals, and ceramic chemical powders. Since its formation, SMC has branched out into other lucrative engineering fields and facilities development.such as: • Mining and Refining • Aerospace / Aviation Test • Research and Development • System Safety Engineering • Defense Contractor Oversight • Materials. Minerals and Resources • Performance and Government Bonds • International Trade and Worldwide Finance • Other Government and Commercial Services • Precious Metals Investing Advice and Research • Emerging Materials and Processes Development ~~~
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