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We are 2,800 employees, working together in multiple locations worldwide to give manufacturers and airlines one integrated source for sensing, power, braking, electronics and more.  

 

 

Crane Aerospace & Electronics combines the experience of nine long-time industry leaders to supply critical systems and components to the aerospace, defense and space markets. Our heritage brands have decades of proven experience, and in many cases invented critical technologies in their respective markets. Through innovative design, we deliver proven systems, reliable components and flexible power solutions that excel in tough environments, from engines and landing gear to satellites, missiles and avionics.

 

Products and services are segmented into six businesses: Sensing & Utility Systems, Fluid Management, Power Solutions, Landing Systems, Cabin Systems, and Microwave Solutions. These products are backed by leading technical expertise and world-class design and manufacturing processes. Our technical strength, product reliability, innovative solutions, and commitment to lean manufacturing bring The Crane Advantage to customers. Find out more in our Corporate Overview.

We are 2,800 employees working together in multiple locations

 

Our Values

R.T. Crane, Founder of Crane Company

Crane's founder, Richard Teller Crane, was focused on doing business the right way and providing the best quality for our customers when he started Crane in 1855. Crane Aerospace & Electronics is built on that same foundation of strength and integrity. His vision for the company is still in existence today.  

 

"I am resolved to conduct my business in the strictest honesty and fairness;
to avoid all deception and trickery; to deal fairly with both customers and competitors;
to be liberal and just toward employees; and to put my whole mind upon the business."

Richard Teller Crane, July 4, 1855
 

 

Our Company

In 1999, Crane Aerospace was formed from four long-time industry leaders — ELDEC Corporation, Lear Romec, Hydro-Aire and Interpoint. The newly formed organization gave customers and partners one source for sensing, power, fuel and braking systems — and the many years of experience that these industry pioneers had between them.

 

Signal Technology was added to the Crane Aerospace team in 2003, bringing along the well-known Keltec brand, and the name evolved to Crane Aerospace & Electronics. P.L. Porter's portfolio of seat actuation products were added in 2004, and Merrimac Industries brought their unique Multi-Mix® technology to the team in 2010.

 

Each of the brands that make up Crane Aerospace & Electronics is proven in the marketplace, recognized globally and maintains a large market share in the markets in which they serve. Today, when you partner with Crane Aerospace & Electronics, you join our rich heritage of experience, product leadership and operational excellence. Learn more about us in our newsroom.

 

Our Brands

  ELDEC, Hydro-Aire, Interpoint, Keltec, Lear Romec, Merrimac Industries, P.L. Porter, Polyflon, Signal Technology  

 

Our Leadership

Rick Jones, Interim President, Aerospace and Electronics Group

Rick Jones
Interim President, Crane Aerospace & Electronics

   

Rick Jones is the Interim President of Crane Aerospace & Electronics. Crane Aerospace & Electronics is one of four segments of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products with 2017 sales of $2.7 billion. As President, Rick is responsible for the Fluid Management, Landing Systems, Cabin Systems, Sensing and Power Systems, Modular Power, Defense Power and Microwave Solutions.

 

Rick joined Crane Aerospace & Electronics as a Market Analyst for ELDEC (a subsidiary of Crane Aerospace & Electronics) in 1984. He has held various leadership roles of increasing responsibility within in various departments of business, including: Engineering, Business Development, Operations and General Management. He most recently led our largest business unit, the Sensing and Power Systems solution.

 

Rick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Seattle University.

 

Our Markets

Commercial Markets

Engines Markets

Commercial

AIRCRAFT

Cabin Equipment

Flight Controls & Utility Systems

Landing Gear Systems

Engine & Fuel Systems

Secondary Power Source and Distribution Equipment

Avionic System Equipment

Door System Equipment

 

ENGINES

Position Indication & Engine Control

Oil Condition Monitoring

Fuel Measurement

 

 

Defense Markets

Rotorcraft Markets

Defense

MILITARY AIRCRAFT

Weapons & Utility Systems

Engines & Fuel Systems

Landing Gear Systems

Radar & Avionic System Equipment

Secondary Power Source and Distribution Equipment

Tactical Weapons & Data Link - EW Jamming

 

ROTORCRAFT

Rotor & Utility Systems

Landing Gear Systems

Secondary Power Source and Distribution Equipment

Engines & Fuel Systems

Radar & Avionic System Equipment

Tactical Weapons & Data Link - EW Jamming

Space Markets

Space

Distributed Power Conversion & Filtering

Microwave Conversion

Potable Water & Coolant Pumping


Maritime Markets

MARITIME

High Power RF Jamming Systems

Fire Control & Surveillance Radar

Standard Missile & Supporting Systems

Fluid Management

Power Management & Distribution Systems

Transportation Markets

Transportation

Seat Recline & Control Mechanisms

Ground-based Defense Markets

GROUND BASED DEFENSE

Satellite Communications

Fluid Management

Broadband Data Links

Fire Control & Surveillance Radar

Weapons Fire Control

Vehicle Power Management

Tactical Data Links

       

 

Our Locations

Crane Aerospace & Electronics serves customers worldwide through its global network of locations, distributors and representatives. Headquartered in the Seattle, Washington area, Crane Aerospace & Electronics has ten main production locations.

 

Burbank, California

Chandler, Arizona

Elyria, Ohio

Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

 
 

Lynnwood, Washington

Lyon, France

Norwalk, Connecticut

Redmond, Washington

West Caldwell, New Jersey

 
  For more information about our locations, see Contact Us.  
  Our Locations  

 

 

Our Quality

Crane Aerospace & Electronics' total commitment to quality is demonstrated not just by the efforts of the Quality Assurance organization, but by the day-to-day activities of all team members. Total quality is built into each step of the design and manufacture of our products through the use of structured procedures, Operational Excellence and employee participation. Reflecting our commitment to quality, all Crane Aerospace & Electronics sites have quality management systems certified to ISO 9001 and AS9100, as shown in the table below for each location.


Quality Certifications and Key Approvals


Location ISO 9001/
AS9100
ECMP FAA EASA CAAC Audit Checklist Nadcap
Burbank CA ISO/AS A5006 QD3R785L
Ops Specs
Alcohol Misuse
145.4560 CCAR 145 Responses NDT
Chandler AZ ISO/AS - - - - - -
Elyria OH ISO/AS - C7CR238J
Ops Specs
Alcohol Misuse
145.4357 - - HT
NCM
NDT
Ft Walton Beach FL ISO/AS - - - - - -
Lynnwood WA ISO/AS A5005 AG4R049M
Ops Specs
Alcohol Misuse
FAA/CAAC Roster
145.5067  CCAR 145  
 Capabilities
Responses -
Redmond WA Quality Info - - - - - -
Saint Priest, France ISO/AS - L8ZY367Y
Ops Specs
21G.0147
145.249
- - -
West Caldwell NJ ISO/AS - - - - - -

Quality Policy

Our guiding business principle is to anticipate and exceed the requirements of our internal and external customers. We will provide superior products and services that always satisfy the customer by continually improving processes. Our ultimate goal is 100% quality, delivery and performance every time. All team members are responsible for achieving our quality objectives.

Operational Excellence

The Operational Excellence program at Crane Co. is designed to implement Lean principles through all business units. It is built on the foundation of our Six-Sigma program, but it extends beyond Six-Sigma into a full Lean initiative. The goal is simple: Focus on adding value to our customers by eliminating non-value-added activities and achieving world class quality.

Parts Manufacturer Approvals (PMA)

 

For PMA listings, please use the
 FAA PMA website.

 

For Our Investors

 

Crane Co.  |  Investors  |  Annual Report

Find investor information on the website of our parent company, Crane Co.