Friday, January 18, 2008
Goodrich Acquires Seat Maker
Goodrich has acquired Skyline Industries, a leading manufacturer of lightweight crashworthy military helicopter seats and helicopter floor armor. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Skyline employs around 40 people at its Fort Worth, Texas facility. Major customers include the U.S. Defense Dept., Eurocopter, Bell Helicopter and Boeing. The company began operations in 1960, and in 2007 generated about $7 million in revenue.