Rohr - Moreno Valley, California
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Rohr Moreno Valley, California
Written and compiled by Sue Poole
During the 1970s the Riverside plant expanded into Moreno Valley to accommodate its increased production. The Moreno Valley facility consisted of offices, manufacturers, and warehouses on approximately 244,000 square feet and 37.5 acres (Goodrich, 2004; Rohr, p. 51).
Recently, on social media, I asked former employees where the Rohr Moreno Valley plant was located. One Rohr retiree responded that this plant was across Alessandro "from where Day street begins. On the top right of the building is where the Rohr logo was painted." Another employee remembers that "Alessandro just just past of old Hiwy395." The daughter of a Rohr retiree stated that "Before it was ROHR it was a Winnebago motorhome plant." Another employee stated that Rohr was located on "Alessandro Blvd right at the end of March Airbase runway, B52's took off right over the top of the buildings. almost as loud as a bunch of drop hammers" (October 22, 2021).
By 1990, Rohr Moreno Valley was working on the final assembly for commercial and military programs and employed 370 people (Rohr, 1990).
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Last updated: 11-24-2021