Esterline Technologies Corp (NYSE:ESL)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

A specialized manufacturing company principally serving aerospace and defense customers. The Company designs, manufactures and markets highly engineered products and systems for application within the industries it serves.


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ProfileEsterline Technologies Corp.City Center Bellevue 500 108th Avenue NESuite 1500Bellevue, WA 98004United States - MapPhone: 425-453-9400Fax: 425-453-2916Website: www.esterline.comDetails Index Membership: S&P 600 SmallCapS&P 1500 Super Comp Sector: Industrial Goods Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services Full Time Employees: 8,901 Business Summary Esterline Technologies Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and systems for the aerospace and defense, industrial/commercial, and medical markets primarily in the United States and Europe. Its Avionics & Controls segment provides GPS, head-up displays, vision systems, and electronic flight management systems for control and display applications. It also offers technology interface systems, including lighted push-button and rotary switches, keyboards, lighted indicators, panels, and displays for commercial and military aircraft. In addition, this segment provides control sticks, grips, and wheels, as well as switching systems for commercial and military aviation, and airborne and ground-based military equipment manufacturing customers. Further, it offers keyboards, keypads, and input devices that integrate cursor control devices, bar-code scanners, displays, and video and voice activations; instruments for point-of-use and point-of-care in vivo diagnostics; and military personal communication equipment, primarily headsets. The company?s Sensors & Systems segment produces high-precision temperature, pressure, and speed sensors; electrical power switching, and control and data communication devices; and related systems for jet engine and airframe manufacturers. Its Advanced Materials segment manufactures elastomer products for commercial aerospace, space, and military applications. It also develops engineered thermal components; silicone rubber and other elastomer products, such as clamping devices, thermal fire barrier insulation products, sealing systems, and tubing and coverings; lightweight metallic insulation systems for aerospace and marine applications; and combustible ordnance and warfare countermeasure devices for military customers. Esterline sells its products through direct internal international sales force, manufacturer representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Bellevue, Washington.***All above information from YAHOO FINANCE***

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