Carlisle Acquires Star Aviation

Acquisition strengthens company's presence in the in-flight connectivity sector.

Carlisle Cos. Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, (NYSE:CSL) has acquired Star Aviation Inc. Terms were not disclosed.

Star Aviation, with annual sales of $30 million and 150 employees, is a provider of design and engineering services, testing and certification work and manufactured products for in-flight connectivity applications on commercial, business and military aircraft. The company has manufacturing facilities in Mobile, AL, and a technical services facility in Lynnwood, WA.

“Star Aviation is an excellent fit with Carlisle Interconnect Technologies and will add significant engineering resources and technology to support our current initiatives in the very attractive in-flight connectivity sector," said Christian Koch, Carlisle’s president and CEO. "This acquisition furthers our growth initiatives into higher margin, highly engineered products.”

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