Goodrich bought by United Technologies

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The Princeton, New Jersey-based shortwave and near-infrared (NIR) camera manufacturer, Goodrich ISR Systems, has been bought by United Technologies Corporation. Goodrich will be combined with Hamilton Sundstrand to create the new UTC Aerospace Systems business unit, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, USA.

UTC chairman and chief executive officer, Louis Chenevert, said: ‘Adding the talented people, great technology and culture of innovation that has defined Goodrich truly positions us to better serve our aerospace customers with more advanced, integrated solutions for the next generation aircraft.’

UTC also announced that Marshall Larsen, formerly Goodrich's chairman and CEO, will join the United Technologies board of directors from 12 September.

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