ATK http://utahpublicradio.org en ATK Experiences Cutbacks, Loses Employees in 3 States http://utahpublicradio.org/post/atk-experiences-cutbacks-loses-employees-3-states <p>The aerospace giant ATK announced Thursday the layoff of approximately 150 employees at its Box Elder County facility as well as in Mississippi and Ohio.</p><p>The company, best known for its solid-rocket boosters that propelled the space shuttle into orbit for many years, has laid off roughly half its workforce since 2009.</p><p>ATK spokeswoman Trina Helquist said the majority of layoffs took place at the nearby Promontory facility. About 90 employees agreed to voluntary severance.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 16:31:20 +0000 Matt Jensen 22352 at http://utahpublicradio.org ATK Experiences Cutbacks, Loses Employees in 3 States