Commercial, Connectivity

Carlisle Acquires Star Aviation

By Juliet Van Wagenen | October 7, 2016
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[Avionics Magazine 10-07-2016] Carlisle Companies has acquired Star Aviation, provider of design and engineering services, testing and certification work and manufactured products for In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) applications on commercial, business and military aircraft.

With annual sales of approximately $30 million and 150 employees, Star Aviation has manufacturing facilities in Mobile, Alabama and a technical services facility in Lynnwood, Washington. The company is a supplier to the world’s providers of Wi-Fi and other IFC systems used on a broad range of aircraft platforms.

The business will operate as part of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, a global provider of specialty wire and cable, and interconnect components for commercial and military aircraft, avionics systems, in-flight entertainment, communications systems and medical devices.

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