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American Pacific Sells its Fuel Propulsion Business to Moog

11:26 AM MDT | June 5, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

American Pacific (Las Vegas) is changing its business plan from rocket-fuel to pharmaceuticals. The company is selling its propulsion business to Moog (New York), a control component and system maker for aircraft and space vehicles, for $46 million. The propulsion business makes liquid-fuel systems for satellites and missile defense, and made about $51 million in sales in the first quarter of 2011, the company says. American Pacific plans to expand its pharmaceutical product line, including active ingredients used as catalysts in medication. Moog says they will...

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