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Aerojet Rocketdyne move to El Segundo adds to SoCal's growing aerospace community

Aerojet Rocketdyne move to El Segundo adds to SoCal's growing aerospace community

In a move that adds to the growing cluster of space companies based in Southern California, the parent company of rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne is moving its corporate headquarters from the Sacramento area to El Segundo.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. will make the move from Rancho Cordova over the next six to eight weeks. It will initially relocate about 25 employees, including Chief Executive Eileen Drake, legal counsel and support staff, Aerojet spokesman Glenn Mahone said.

Some employees had already moved down this last month.

The company has more than 1,300 employees in Rancho Cordova and will maintain its plant there.

Mahone cited the...

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