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BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Dec 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Kaman Corporation (NASDAQ-GS: KAMN) today announced that its subsidiary Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Global Aerosystems, LLC (Global) of Everett, Washington. The transaction closed earlier today, and Global is now part of Kaman's Aerospace Segment. Terms were not disclosed.
Global, a provider of aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services to the aerospace industry is expected to have sales in 2010 of approximately $20 million. Customers include Boeing and Kawasaki Heavy Industries along with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Bombardier, Aviation Partners Boeing and the Department of Defense.
Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. The company is a leading distributor of industrial parts, and operates more than 200 customer service centers and five distribution centers across North America. Kaman offers more than 3.5 million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical, material handling, motion control, fluid power, automation and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, Kaman provides engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. More information is available at www.kaman.com.
SOURCE: Kaman Corporation
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