|Goodrich Alabama Service Center|
Overview: The Alabama Service Center,
established in 1984, is a certified FAA repair
station that provides maintenance, repair and
overhaul (MRO) services on nacelles, doors,
fairings, flight controls, pneumatic ducting and
wire harnesses. It's part of Goodrich
Aerostructures of Chula Vista, CA, which also
operates facilities in Riverside, CA; San Marcos,
TX; Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany;
Singapore; and Prestwick, Scotland.
Address: 111 Airport Dr., Foley, AL 36535
Contact: Stuart Kay, general manager
|Landing gear for Boeing 777.
Headquarters: Four Coliseum Centre, 2730 W.
Tyvola Rd., Charlotte, N.C. 28217-4578 United
Overview: Goodrich is a global supplier of
systems and services to the aerospace and
defense industries. It has three aerospace
divisions: Actuation and Landing Systems,
Nacelles and Interior Systems, and Electronic
Systems. Its largest customers are the U.S.
government, Airbus and Boeing, in that order.
Noteworthy: The company traces its roots to
1870 in Akron, Ohio, when Goodrich, Tew &
Co. was established. It became B.F. Goodrich
in 1880, then BFGoodrich and Goodrich Corp.
in 2001. The tire and rubber line was sold in
1988 to Michelin, and the company began
acquisitions that put it in the aerospace field.
Major Goodrich products: fuel systems,
aircraft wheels, brakes, landing gear and flight
control and actuation systems, nacelles, pylons
and thrust reversers, aircraft seats, cargo and
lighting systems, fuel controls, flight
management systems, reconnaissance and
Major Goodrich competitors: BAE Systems,
Honeywell International, United Technologies