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  TRW - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
TRW Incorporated was an American corporation involved in a number of businesses, mostly defense-related, but including automotive supply and credit reporting.
TRW Inc. was active in the early development of missile systems and spacecraft, most notably the NASA deep space satellites Pioneer 10 and 11 which sent information back to Earth for 30 years and continue to travel to the stars.
TRW was one of the first companies to build automobile safety air bags in the 1980s, but problems with the bags forced a recall by Ford Motor in 1990 and 1991.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/TRW   (484 words)

 TRW EOS - Products - Braking - Pads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW ensures that the specification of Lucas brake pads meet this requirement by fitting all passenger car brake pads with shims, a feature vital for noise reduction.
Already in the year 2000 TRW had developed a new friction formulation well in advance of EU's restrictions on the use of heavy metals thus resolving the conflict between environmental responsibility and braking performance.
TRW was the pioneer of a friction compound free of environmentally unfriendly material such as copper, brass, antimony, lead and molybdenum.
eos.trw.com /intershoproot/eCS/Store/en/eos/products/brakingPads.htm   (451 words)

 Alleged Fraud in the National Missile Defense Program: Schwartz v. TRW
TRW and Boeing systematically omitted essential tests, ignored critical data, and improperly manipulated data to create the illusion that the TRW discrimination system performed at the levels claimed by TRW and Boeing in statements to the Government to support requests by TRW and Boeing for payment under their contracts with the Government.
TRW was obligated to comply with all requirements imposed on Boeing pursuant to the Boeing Contract for warhead and decoy discrimination by the EKV.
TRW's reports to the Government falsely claimed that the system was in conformance with the TRD and Boeing's specifications that the discrimination system have, according to an unclassified Boeing document, a greater than a ninety-four percent probability of correctly selecting the warhead.
www.fas.org /spp/starwars/program/news01/schwartz-010105.htm   (12800 words)

 Business: Northrop offers $5.9-billion for TRW
TRW has also been involved in the U.S. ballistic missile program for nearly 50 years, and is the Pentagon's prime contractor for intercontinental ballistic missiles, the chief delivery vehicle for nuclear warheads.
TRW was the Pentagon's eighth largest contractor in 2001 and 2000, with sales of $1.9-billion in 2001 and $2-billion in 2000.
TRW shares fell 5 percent over the next two days; their previous high for the past year had been $45.45 a share.
www.sptimes.com /2002/02/23/Business/Northrop_offers_59_bi.shtml   (762 words)

 TRW Inc.--12/10/91   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW Inc. -- which, as one of the nation's largest credit bureaus, maintains credit information on approximately 170 million consumers -- has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it has violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), a federal law that regulates the privacy and accuracy of consumer reports.
Under the consent order, TRW also is required to reinvesti- gate information disputed by a consumer in his or her credit report within 30 days.
TRW also is required to clearly and fully disclose to consumers, in accordance with the FCRA, their rights and TRW's obligations with respect to disputed information.
www.ftc.gov /opa/predawn/F93/trw.htm   (1115 words)

 TRW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW Inc. is a global manufacturing and service company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
TRW has grown and prospered by anticipating promising new businesses and pioneering in their development.
Over its 96-year history, TRW has demonstrated the flexibility and willingness to change its business mix to benefit from new economic and political conditions, new markets, and technological opportunities.
www.fas.org /man/company/trw.htm   (218 words)

 TRW Halts Work on Astrolink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW, which has invested $250 million in Astrolink and is an equity shareholder in the venture, has been building the satellite's electronics payloads.
TRW spokeswoman Sally Koris on Oct. 30 declined to comment on Hannemann's statements and also would not comment on TRW's Astrolink work.
TRW President and Chief Executive David M. Cote said during an Oct. 17 conference call with financial analysts that TRW was "not interested in putting a lot of additional cash into Astrolink.
www.space.com /spacenews/trw_103101.html   (409 words)

TRW was a national asset in the design and manufacture of unmanned spacecraft for both scientific and defense purposes.
TRW was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation on 11 December 2002.
TRW Automotive is the leader in active and passive safety systems for the global automotive industry, and its customers comprise all major vehicle manufacturers throughout the world.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/industry/trw.htm   (1044 words)

 TRW, Addressing Lead at Superfund Sites - Superfund - EPA
The TRW is responsible for developing national guidance and documentation on the structure, application, and validation of the IEUBK model.
The TRW reviews applications of other exposure, uptake, and biokinetic models used to assess lead risks at sites in which children are not expected to be the most sensitive population, such as industrial land use scenarios.
The TRW's written response and recommendations offer scientific support for the appropriate applications of the IEUBK model; however, Regions and States are neither required nor obligated to implement TRW recommendations in site-specific risk assessments.
www.epa.gov /superfund/programs/lead/trw.htm   (451 words)

 Dirty Dozen - TRW
TRW is one of the Big Four weapons manufacturers, along with Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Raytheon.
TRW faked tests and evaluations of a key component in the NMD system, the "hit-to-kill" vehicle that is supposed to seek out and destroy incoming nuclear warheads against a backdrop of chaff and decoys.
TRW Inc., the No. 2 maker of airbags, eliminated 1,000 jobs at the company’s automotive unit, hoping to lower expenses by about $40 million a year.
www.reachingcriticalwill.org /corporate/dd/trw.html   (937 words)

 OSCN Found Document:TRW/Reda Pump v. Brewington
TRW points out in its brief in chief it made a probative value objection to Thomas' evidence which challenged the legal sufficiency of the evidence to support the compensation award.
TRW argues in its amended petition for certiorari two previous orders denying appellate fees in separate cases should be persuasive, if not controlling in the present case and, in fact, in all six of the cases before us.
The problem with TRW's argument in relation to these orders is TRW does not seem to appreciate that, like the decision to award attorney fees for a patently frivolous appeal, the decision to appeal a case must be made on an individual case-by-case basis depending on the special facts and applicable law.
www.oscn.net /applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?citeID=15348   (9917 words)

 TRW Mars
Therefore TRW proposed using a Venus swing-by to modify the solar orbit of the returning spacecraft, which would reduce re-entry velocity to a manageable 14 km/sec.
TRW was able to identify Venus swing-by trajectories for every Mars launch opportunity.
The Earth Return Vehicle design developed by TRW was a half-cone lifting body, 6.5 m long, 1.97 m high, and with a span of 3.84 m.
www.astronautix.com /craft/trwmars.htm   (624 words)

On December 12, 2002, Northrop Grumman acquired the defense business, and TRW Automotive[?] became a separate company, soon afterwards acquired by The Blackstone Group[?].
The 1999 acquisition of the British auto-parts maker LucasVarity[?] doubled the size of TRW's automotive business, but saddled it with so much debt that it had to start selling businesses.
The board brought in David Cote[?] as CEO in 2001 to try to turn the business around, but he left in less than a year, with the result that Northrop Grumman was able to do a hostile takeover[?] of the company.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/tr/TRW.html   (232 words)

 Forbes.com: CORRECTED - (OFFICIAL)-TEXT-Moody's affirms TRW Automotive's rtgs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW Automotive already benefits from the push back in the scheduled principal amortization of the "A" term loan until 2007 that was effected upon a July 2003 amendment to the senior secured credit agreement.
The terms of all of TRW Automotive's existing debt agreements otherwise remain unchanged with regarding to collateral and guarantee provisions and relative priorities in the event of default.
TRW Automotive, headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, is among the world's largest and most diversified suppliers of automotive systems, modules, and components to global vehicle manufacturers and related aftermarkets.
www.forbes.com /newswire/2004/01/08/rtr1203520.html   (1634 words)

 Business Wire: TRW signs agreements with Arizona Attorney General, Department of Environmental Quality regarding Sept. ...
TRW separately agreed to implement plans with ADEQ to improve emergency response procedures and reporting requirements, as well as implement site assessments and other safety and environmental quality studies.
TRW also agreed to pay $100,000 in investigative costs to the attorney general's office and $79,000 in administrative penalties to ADEQ.
TRW said it had no knowledge that IMCOR employees, without authorization, would remove a stem pipe and begin grinding on the wall.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_1995_Nov_13/ai_17588416   (727 words)

 USATODAY.com - Northrop Grumman offers $5.9B for TRW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW shares rose $10.50 to $50.30, while Northrop shares fell $7.85, or 6.7%, to $109.95.
TRW said in a brief statement that its board would review the proposal to determine what action will serve the best interests of shareholders and other constituencies.
TRW shares fell 5% since then through Thursday's close; their previous high for the past year had been $45.45 a share.
www.usatoday.com /money/general/2002/02/22/northrop-trw.htm   (625 words)

 TRW Testimonial
TRW Inc., a global Fortune 500 manufacturing and service company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, provides high-tech and engineering products as well as systems integration for the automotive and space and defense industries.
Such is the case with TRW's fingerprint identification system currently being implemented for the police force fingerprint bureaus throughout England and Wales.
TRW Senior Engineer Phil Pedersen concurs: "With the old driver, even when we scanned the same image twice, we never got the same results.
www.mentalix.com /testimonials/trw.htm   (514 words)

 TRW Incorporated 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW has grown and prospered by using advanced technologies, by creating products and services with maximum value, and by meeting customer needs.
TRW has been a national asset in the design and manufacture of unmanned spacecraft for both scientific and defense purposes.
Through the commercial application of its technologies, TRW is building a portfolio of equity positions in small startup technology companies, creating a stable revenue stream from non-core technologies, and enhancing its market valuation.
www.scripophily.net /trwin.html   (837 words)

 Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | New rocket engine promises to lower launch costs
TRW Inc. has taken a huge stride toward providing more affordable access to space with the successful initial static-fire testing of a low-cost booster engine based on TRW's pintle injection technology.
TRW changed the pintle injector configuration three times during testing to explore the engine's performance envelope; engineers also replaced the ablative chamber once while the engine was on the test stand æ demonstrating the LCPE's ease of operation.
TRW has tested more than 50 different pintle injector engines, using more than 25 different propellant combinations with complete combustion stability and no need for acoustic cavities or baffles.
www.spaceflightnow.com /news/n0009/26trwpintle   (783 words)

 TRW Inc. - Suppliers - Automotive - Global Supplier Quality Manual(GSQM)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRW reserves the right to specify Level I (supplier certification of material conformance) or Level II (third party certification of material) containment activities depending on the nature of the defect, suppliers' ability to manage the issue and ultimate assurance of customer satisfaction.
TRW may conduct an onsite part and process audit in reaction to a performance issue.
TRW Automotive, when it deems necessary, will audit the critical processes of the sub-tier suppliers to assure that proper controls are in place throughout the entire supply stream.
vin.livmi.trw.com /gsqm/AutoGSQM.htm   (3150 words)

 Paul O'Neill Joins TRW Automotive Board of Directors
The appointment is effective immediately and increases the number of TRW Automotive directors to 7.
About TRW With sales of $10.6 billion in 2002, TRW Automotive Inc. ranks among the top 10 suppliers in the world.
TRW Automotive news is available on the Internet at http://www.trwauto.com.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/08-13-2003/0002000080&EDATE=   (267 words)

 Trw piston rings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 TRW urged to let Northrop to buy shares - Apr. 17, 2002
Northrop increased its bid to acquire TRW Inc. Monday to $6.7 billion, a rise of 13 percent from the unsolicited $5.9 billion offer the components maker's board rejected a month ago.
TRW also plans to spin out its automotive unit into a separately publicly traded company by the end of the year, Odeen said.
TRW reported a net profit of $91 million, or 71 cents per share, compared with $78 million, or 62 cents per share, a year earlier.
money.cnn.com /2002/04/17/news/companies/trw   (932 words)

 TRW Automotive - Home
TRW Automotive Launches Supply of Anti-Lock Braking Systems to Chery A520 in China - Mar 28, 2006
TRW Automotive Subsidiary to Close Rushford, Minnesota Facility - Mar 8, 2006
TRW Automotive Opens New Commercial-Vehicle Steering Facility in China - Mar 3, 2006
www.trw.com /home/main/0,,,FF.html   (42 words)

 TRW, Inc.
Second, if TRW assumes the role of the program's SETA contractor, it may be able to anticompetitively favor itself and disfavor its competitor in a variety of ways, such as setting unfair procurement specifications or submitting unfair performance evaluations.
If TRW fails to divest the assets within 120 days from the date it consummates the proposed acquisition of BDM, a trustee may be appointed to accomplish the divestiture.
The proposed consent order also would require TRW to provide technical assistance to the acquirer for a period of one year, at the request of either the acquirer or the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization.
www.ftc.gov /opa/1997/12/trwbdm.htm   (809 words)

 BRL Report 1964
Two TRW computers are being used by Electricite de France to control a 250-megawatt steam power generating station at St. Ouen, France.
The TRW control computer system is used primarily to compute various unit operations factors, to monitor and log data during and after startup of the plant, to follow trends through digital printouts of both measured and calculated variables, and to monitor and check instruments and equipment.
A major steel producer has ordered a TRW computer system, for delivery in the fall of 1963, that will be used to conduct dynamic process studies of the basic oxygen furnace process.
ed-thelen.org /comp-hist/BRL64-t.html   (4081 words)

 TRW shareholders reject Northrop bid - May. 3, 2002
The board of TRW (TRW: Research, Estimates), which has put itself up for sale, has already rejected the unsolicited offer from Northrop.
TRW's board rejected both offers, claiming the proposals were inadequate.
TRW is a manufacturing conglomerate whose products include auto parts and equipment for airplanes and spacecraft.
money.cnn.com /2002/05/03/news/deals/trw   (481 words)

 Anti-Mexican Hate E-mail from a TRW Incorporated Employee
Although it is clear from the face of the e-mail that she did not purport to speak for TRW and was acting in her individual capacity only, we would nonetheless like to state unequivocally that the intolerant opinions she expressed in no way represent TRW's viewpoint.
Please be assured that TRW is conducting a vigorous investigation of the situation, and will take appropriate action based on the results of that investigation.
TRW deeply regrets that the inappropriate behavior of a single employee could obscure the Company’s record as a great place to work, for Latinos and for all other members of our employee team.
www.aztlan.net /trwhate.htm   (684 words)

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