By Woodrow Bellamy III | March 31, 2017
Illinois-based aerospace engineering and manufacturing company Kaney Aerospace has completed its acquisition of BVR Technologies Co. from Esterline Corp. The combined company will operate as Kaney Aerospace with a workforce of over 120 employees primarily in Rockford, Illinois, with annual sales in excess of $20 million to the aerospace and medical equipment industries.
Kaney Aerospace has been headquartered in Rockford since 2006, with additional operations in the states of Ohio and Washington, as well as in the United Kingdom. The company provides high-precision, high-reliability motion and position-control actuation solutions, test equipment, aircraft harnesses, laboratory architecture and more to Boeing, Embraer, GE Aviation, Honeywell, Rockwell Collins, Sikorsky and United Technologies, among others.
BVR Technologies, also based in Rockford, is known for its actuation and motion control products. BVR designs and manufactures gear trains, sensors, and electronic packages for its actuators and servos, as well as the SVO-5000 autopilot actuator that is a component of Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system.