Goodrich to acquire Microtecnica

  • 18-Apr-2011 09:13 EDT

Goodrich Corp. signed an agreement with SSCP Aero Holdings S.C.A. to acquire Microtecnica S.r.l., a leading provider of flight control actuation systems for helicopter, regional and business aircraft, missile actuation, and aircraft thermal and environmental control systems. Microtecnica employs 700 people at facilities located in Turin, Luserna San Giovanni, and Brugherio, Italy, and Bristol, U.K. The company has significant sales to both the commercial aerospace and defense and space markets, with approximately 60% of sales derived from OE and 40% from the aftermarket. With approximately 25% of sales in the commercial and military helicopter markets, this acquisition will add new content and strengthen Goodrich's position in this key high-growth market. Microtecnica will become part of Goodrich's Actuation Systems business, within its Actuation and Landing Systems segment.

Sector:
Mentions:
Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-11-11
GH100 and GH101 hoses from Eaton are suited for high-percentage biodiesel blend and high-temperature oil applications.
2016-10-31
Despite rumors of an acquisition by Apple, McLaren is racing ahead on £1B in self-funded R&D and an ambitious plan to develop an electric supercar worthy of the name.
2017-01-06
Active flow control devices based on electric plasmas can smooth the turbulent wakes that sweep off the rear edges of truck trailers travelling at highway speeds.
2017-03-13
In the ongoing design and engineering crusade that is vehicle lightweighting, grams count. In some cases, tenths of a gram count. Regardless of how fuel price has moderated in the U.S. in recent years, the importance of global platforms and global markets means the drive to create more mass-efficient vehicle structures, subassemblies and components continues unabated.

Related Items

Technical Paper / Journal Article
2004-09-21
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2004-09-21
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2011-04-12