Hamilton Sundstrand – From Small Manufacturer to Global Corporation



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Hamilton Standard, formed in 1929 via the consolidation of Hamilton Aero Manufacturing and Standard Steel Propeller into Hamilton Standard Propeller Corporation, was a supplier of aircraft propellers. They were the largest supplier of aircraft propellers in the world. Other companies in this corporation included the likes of Boeing, Sikorsky, and Pratt & Whitney. Three years prior, in 1926, Sundstrand Corporation was founded via a merger of the Rockford Tool Company and Rockford Milling Machine Company.This company’s primary business was in manufacturing aerospace and industrial products, some of which included emergency power and secondary power systems, electric power generating systems, constant speed drives, and gas turbine engines.On June 10, 1999, these two companies would merge to form the Hamilton Sundstrand we know today. The company then became a global corporation involved in the manufacturing of aerospace and industrial products for markets around the world. In 2012, Hamilton Sundstrand merged with another company once more, this time with Goodrich Corporation, thus forming UTC Aerospace Systems. They currently operate as a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), with annual revenue of $6.2 billion and 17,158 employees. United Technologies Corporation is a multinational conglomerate that develops aircraft engines, helicopters, HVAC, fuel cells, elevators and escalators, building systems, industrial products, and others. Their annual revenue is reported at $58.190 billion. UTC Aerospace Systems is actually a subsidiary of UTC, with their business specifically focuses on aerospace and defense.

They also supply all the international space programs. As a subsidiary of UTC, Hamilton Sundstrand operates the following three major businesses: • Aircraft Systems (Commercial and Military) • Industrial and Energy • Space and Defense They supply integrated systems for all types of aircraft, including military, commercial, regional, and corporate. Such systems are electric systems, fire suppression & detection, air management and thermal systems, auxiliary power units, emergency power systems, engine systems and externals, propulsion systems, and flight control systems. In terms of industrial products, they offer specialty pumps, rotary screw air and gas compressors, dryers and filters, pneumatic tools, high-speed centrifugal pumps, and geared compressors, among others. ASAP Semiconductor is a leading distributor of Hamilton Sundstrand and UTC Aerospace Systems parts, supporting most of the integrated systems used by military and commercial as well as regional and corporate aircraft. Browse our inventory on www.asap-purchasing.com for any active of obsolete product lines. Contact us today at sales@asapsemi.com and someone will be ready to assist with your requirement.


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