Industrial’s share of Textron 2014 revenues

Our Industrial segment offers three main product lines: fuel systems and functional components produced by Kautex; specialized vehicles and equipment manufactured by the Textron Specialized Vehicles businesses and Jacobsen; manual and powered professional tools, testing and measurement equipment made by the Textron Tools & Test companies.

Key Data

(Dollars in millions) 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Revenues $3,338 $3,012 $2,900 $2,785 $2,524
Segment profit $280 $242 $215 $202 $162
Segment profit margin 8.4% 8.0% 7.4% 7.3% 6.4%
Total assets $2,171 $1,956 $1,755 $1,664 $1,604
Capital expenditures $97 $89 $97 $94 $51
Depreciation and amortization $76 $72 $70 $72 $72

Greenlee 1055 AutoBend 3D

E-Z-GO Express High Output S4

Revenue by Geography
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Bad Boy® Buggies Recoil iS Crew

The Recoil iS Crew features four forward-facing seats, a whisper-quiet 72-volt AC electric drivetrain, full-time 4WD and 4-wheel independent suspension for a smooth ride.

Bad Boy® Buggies Recoil iS Crew

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Greenlee LS50L Battery Powered Knockout Punch Driver

The Bell 525 Relentless defines the new "super medium" product class — positioned at the upper end of the medium class and designed to offer best-in-class capabilities to our customers. It features superior payload and range, cabin and cargo volumes and crew visibility. Capable of carrying up to 16 passengers, the Bell 525 Relentless is designed to support our customers in various mission configurations including oil & gas, search & rescue, helicopter emergency medical services and VIP/corporate transport.

Greenlee LS50L Battery Powered Knockout Punch Driver

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Cushman 1600XD4

Designed to move up to four crewmembers around the jobsite, the new Cushman® 1600XD4 delivers serious muscle in more ways than one.

Cushman 1600XD4

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E-Z-GO Freedom

Get more enjoyment wherever you're going. A quick jaunt down the block. Lunch at the club. Finishing the back nine. Everything's more fun with the Freedom RXV® and TXT®. Since life is better with options, the Freedom Series lets you choose between a low-emissions, 13.5-hp gas-powered engine and a quiet, zero-emissions 48-volt electric drivetrain. With innovative features like the RXV's highly efficient AC drive and automatically applied parking brake, and convenient features like the TXT's optional USB port and ample storage, you'll have more flexibility on the road. So climb in. And let the excitement begin.

E-Z-GO Freedom

Fast Facts

  • At the end of 2014, Textron’s Industrial segment had approximately 9,500 employees.
  • Manufacturing facilities are located in 17 countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Strategic steps forward

Kautex is a leading global supplier to the automotive industry. The company develops and manufactures blow-molded plastic fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR), windshield and headlamp washer systems, cast iron engine camshafts and plastic bottles and containers.

  • Increase global and local presence through strategic relationships and increase customer base with growth customers in all regions.
  • Expand sales in the fast-growing emission reduction related segment with selective catalytic reduction system and carbon canister products.
  • Accelerate innovative technology and product development to support alternative powertrain solutions.

Jacobsen offers a comprehensive line of professional turf maintenance equipment and specialized turf-care vehicles for golf courses, sporting venues, airports and municipalities, as well as commercial and industrial users. Brand names include Ransomes, Jacobsen and Dixie Chopper.

  • Improve our North American channel to better support our customers before and after the sale.
  • Increase presence in municipal sales channels to find more customers for our equipment.
  • Expand our global presence, especially in Asia and Latin America.

The Textron Specialized Vehicles group of Textron Inc. designs and manufactures golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles for commercial and recreational use, and aviation ground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles companies build products under the E-Z-GO®, Cushman®, Bad Boy® Buggies, TUG™ and Douglas™ brands; their vehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.

  • Continue expansion of product lines to drive growth in key segments and leverage adjacencies, particularly in the consumer, commercial and ground support equipment sectors.
  • Accelerate growth of independent dealer and distributor networks to build consumer and commercial distribution.
  • Expand worldwide distribution networks to drive international growth.
  • Maintain pace of product development and increase domestic and global distribution to drive continued sales growth in the golf sector.

The Textron Tools & Test product line includes a group of companies that produce professional-grade tools, test equipment and solutions for the construction, maintenance, telecommunications, data communications, utility and plumbing industries. It is composed of brands such as Greenlee®, Greenlee Communications, Greenlee Utility®, HD Electric Company™, Klauke®, Sherman + Reilly™, Endura® and Rothenberger.

  • Expand the presence of Greenlee Communications in the Ethernet and Wi-Fi markets through targeted product development initiatives and leveraging adjacencies.
  • Continue development of innovative products for the growing construction prefabrication market that interface across technologies for total cost productivity.
  • Increase presence in the utility and mechanical markets through strategic relationships and product expansions within all brands.
  • Grow sales in developing economies including Brazil, Mexico, China and India.

Cushman Refresher® FS4

Kautex Fuel Tank System

Jacobsen ECLIPSE® 322