Top 5 Aerospace Companies in the U.S.

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Today, the global aerospace industry has become more competitive and competitors enter at all levels of the supply chain.

New Aerospace Technology

The aerospace industry has evolved a lot, since the Wright Brothers invented the first airplane. The technology has become more advanced and the travel demand has increased.

According to a Deloitte report, the commercial aerospace industry will see an 8% growth rate this year. The air traffic will also double in the next 15 years, according to another report.

Which aerospace companies are beating the competition and staying ahead in the race? Let's take a look.

1. United Technologies Corporation
United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has 40-years’ experience in aviation. It develops several high-technology products. These include helicopters, fuel cells, HVAC and aircraft engines. They employ more than 200,000 people at many locations and have invested more than $5 billion in research and development.

UTC has won several awards and has been featured in leading publications, such as Barron's, Fortune, Forbes, and Industry Week.

2. Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin has been in the business since 1995 and is one of the most leading companies in the aerospace industry.

The company does business in five areas, including:
• Aeronautics
• Missiles and fire control
• Mission systems and training
• Information systems and global solutions
• Space systems.

It has more than 116,000 employees across the globe and has won several awards, such as the Collier Trophy.

3. Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins started in 1933 when it invented the Collins Radio; it is now considered one of the greatest aviation companies.

The company offers several products and services, such as:
• Information assurance and management
• Flight control and information solutions
• Maintenance and repair

The company employs over 20,000 employees across 150 countries. These countries include China, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and the United States. The award-winning company has been featured in several popular and industry magazines, “Forbes” and “Flying magazine,” featured them.

4. Precision Castparts Corporation
Precision Castparts Corp is a 62-year-old metal-fabrication company headquartered in Portland, Oregon.It makes airfoil castings, forged components, and investment castings for the aerospace, defense, and industrial gas turbine industries.

The company operates in several countries outside the United States as well, including Australia, India, and Indonesia.

1. B/E Aerospace
B/E Aerospace is an aircraft component manufacturer and logistics firm founded by the legendary aviation entrepreneur, Amin Khoury. He made B/E Aerospace one of the most innovative, comprehensive and diversified manufacturers.

The company has several core divisions, such as:
• Lighting and integration,
• Seating products,
• Electronic systems, and
• Water and waste systems.

B/E Aerospace has more than 10,000 employees across the world, such as in India, Egypt, Australia, and Spain.

So, which aerospace company is your favorite? Do you have any name to share? Please feel free to leave your comments below and thanks for reading.


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author avatar Sherri Granato
30th Sep 2015 (#)

My dad worked for Lockheed Martin in Nevada and Arizona for two decades before retiring. It is definitely a leader in aerospace technology.

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