Company Profile: TRW, Inc.

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Founded in 1901, TRW manufactured parts for US fighter planes during both world wars. After merging with the Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation in 1958, TRW began manufacturing unmanned spacecraft for scientific and defense purposes, and has expanded into the automotive, electronics, energy markets. Recently, TRW has been the target of a hostile takeover attempt by defense contractor Northrop Grumman.

COMPANY NAME:
COMPANY HEADQUARTERS: 1900 Richmond Road, Cleveland, OH, 44124
COMPANY WEB SITE: www.trw.com
2001 GROSS REVENUES: $16.38B
NUMBER OF EXMPLOYEES: 93,700
TYPES OF BUSINESS: Design, manufacture and sales of engineering, research and technical services.
TYPES OF FEDERAL CONTRACTS: Automotive, aerospace, ballistic missile, missile defense, and information systems. Recently won a $169.7M contract from the US Air Force Air Logistics Center for an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile safety-enhanced re-entry system design and demonstration.

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