Textron: Who We Are

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company recognized for powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, E-Z-GO, Lycoming, Textron Off Road, Arctic Cat and many more. Our global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses provides our customers with innovative products and services. 

What began as a small New England business in 1923 has grown into today’s $14.2 billion company. We serve customers in a variety of industries including aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and automotive systems.

Throughout our history, Textron’s businesses have been a source of ground-breaking technologies and industry-firsts. Major steps in the evolution of aircraft, rotorcraft, armored vehicles, electrical vehicles and automotive systems have emerged from our product development pipelines.
 


Our Business Segments

We conduct our business through five operating segments: Textron Aviation, Bell, Textron Systems, Industrial and Finance.

  • Textron Aviation is a leader in general aviation. Textron Aviation manufactures, sells and services Beechcraft and Cessna aircraft, and services the Hawker brand of business jets. 
  • Bell is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military vertical lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft.
  • Textron Systems’ product lines consist of unmanned systems, marine and land systems, and simulation, training and other defense and aviation mission support products and services.
  • Our Industrial segment offers two main product lines: fuel systems and functional components produced by Kautex and specialized vehicles manufactured by the Textron Specialized Vehicles businesses.
  • The Finance segment provides financing primarily to purchasers of new and pre-owned Textron Aviation aircraft and Bell helicopters.

The day-to-day operations of our businesses are conducted through various subsidiaries and operating divisions while oversight, direction and assistance are provided by Textron’s Corporate Office consistent with sound governance practices. For more details about our structure, governance, leadership and financial performance, refer to www.textron.com, the Textron 2017 Annual Report or the Textron 2017 Fact Book
 

 

 

TEXTRON AT A GLANCE IN 2017

Revenues

$14.2 Billion

Employees

37,000

Operations

25 Countries

Fortune 500 Rank

200

NYSE Symbol

TXT

OUR VALUES

At Textron we are committed to the values of INTEGRITY, RESPECT, TRUST and PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE in all relationships with CUSTOMERS, EMPLOYEES, BUSINESS PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS, SHAREHOLDERS, the COMMUNITY and the ENVIRONMENT.