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.