Acquisition Strategy & Criteria for Kaman Corporation

Kaman Corporation Acquisition Strategy

Growth through acquisitions is an important element of Kaman's corporate strategy. We evaluate businesses quickly and confidentially. If you own a business and are interested in considering a sale of your business to Kaman, or you represent an owner of a business interested in selling to Kaman, please contact:

Philip A. Goodrich  
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Kaman Corporation  
philip.goodrich@kaman.com
(860) 243-6383

Our acquisition criteria include the following:

Kaman Aerospace

We seek to add profitable businesses with any of the following products or skill-sets:

  • Large, complex aerostructure assemblies
  • Metallic and/or composite aerostructure component manufacturing
  • Composites technology and automation
  • Aerostructure engineering design capability
  • Self lubricated aerospace bearing technologies
  • Complex machining of titanium aerostructures
  • Tooling design and manufacturing, including automation
  • High speed aluminum machining
  • Hot forming of titanium
  • Stretch forming
  • Unmanned aircraft systems
  • High speed drive shaft and coupling technologies
  • Helicopter blade manufacturing
  • Helicopter MRO operations
  • Measuring instruments/sensors

We are interested in businesses: (i) with profitable sales in the $30 million to $300 million range; (ii) having strong management teams who are interested in continuing to work with the business as part of Kaman; and (iii) that possess appropriate quality approvals and business systems. Geographically, we have interest in businesses located in North or South America, Europe or Asia.