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UTC Creates New Aerospace Systems Unit with Goodrich Acquisition

United Technologies Corporation has created a new UTC Aerospace Systems business unit by acquiring aerospace parts maker Goodrich Corporation and combining it with UTC’s Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems, which has been making spacesuits, life-support equipment and other components for America’s space program for nearly 50 years.

To finance its Goodrich acquisition, UTC has agreed to sell Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to GenCorp (owner of Aerojet) for $550 million. The company will also sell its Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial unit to BC Partners and The Carlyle Group for $3.46 billion. The industrial unit manufactures highly engineered, mission-critical pumps and compressors for the global industrial, infrastructure and energy markets.


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  • July 29, 2012
Goodrich Celebrates 50 Years in Space


Goodrich Corporation is celebrating its 50th year of working in advanced space programs, and continues its pioneering role and contributions to the nation’s defense and the furthering of mankind’s knowledge from the high frontier.


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  • March 30, 2009