Designs and manufactures components for aerospace and defence markets
Meggitt Plc designs and manufactures high performance components and sub-systems for aerospace and defense markets and applies its core sensing and control technologies to hydro, steam and gas turbo machinery generators, oil and gas applications and the medical, mainstream industrial, test engineering and transportation sectors.
The company operates its business through five segments: Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems, Meggitt Control Systems, Meggitt Polymers & Composites, Meggitt Sensing Systems and Meggitt Equipment Group.
The Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems segment produces wheels, brakes and brake control systems for business jets and military and regional aircraft, with leading positions on commercial transports.
The Meggitt Control Systems segment supplies aerospace valves, heat exchangers, heat exchangers, high performance electro-mechanical fans, pumps, compressors, electric motors and controllers and high pressure ducting, industrial fuel and bleed air control valves and ground refueling products.
The Meggitt Polymers & Composites segment designs and develops aircraft seals, flexible fuel tanks and coatings, complex composite structures, smart ice protection systems and sub-assemblies and interior panels and accessories.
The Meggitt Sensing Systems segment supplies sensing and monitoring systems measuring physical parameters in extreme environments.
The Meggitt Equipment Group segment supplies aircraft fire protection and control systems, avionics, combat systems, live-fire and simulation training, heat transfer equipment for off-shore oil and gas, power generation, linear motion control, aircraft safety and security equipment and automotive and industrial control electronics.
Meggitt was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Christchurch, the United Kingdom.