On March 18, Triumph Group, Inc. announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of the pump and engine control systems business of Goodrich Corporation--Goodrich Pump & Engine Control Systems, or GPECS--from United Technologies Corporation. The acquired business will continue to be led by Alec Searle and will operate as Triumph Engine Control Systems, LLC and be included in the Aerospace Systems Group. The business is expected to add approximately $195.0 million in annual revenue and to be immediately accretive to earnings in fiscal year 2014.
Based in West Hartford, Connecticut, GPECS is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets. Employing approximately 530 employees, the company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.
“We are pleased to have acquired Triumph Engine Control Systems," said Jeffry D. Frisby, Triumph’s president and CEO. "We are excited about the potential for growth at the company, which provides new capabilities in a market where we do not currently participate and further diversifies our customer base. Through this acquisition, we obtain a world-class facility, proprietary capabilities and an outstanding group of employees. We are also pleased that the management team, led by Alec Searle, will remain with Triumph to continue to deliver exceptional value to their global customers.”
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems. The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.
A complete list of Triumph Group's capabilities, which include metal finishing services, is available online.