Goodrich expands MEMS fab in US for commercial and military aerospace systems

July 23, 2012 – PRNewswire — Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) added 46,00sq.ft. to its high-tech manufacturing facility in Burnsville, MN, with advanced production, design and development areas for micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS).

The facility is home to about 1,275 employees, part of Goodrich’s Sensors and Integrated Systems business, which employs approximately 4,200 people worldwide.

At the expanded Burnsville facility’s ribbon cutting ceremony, Goodrich chairman, president and chief executive officer Marshall Larsen joined Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, City of Burnsville Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, and other officials, marking the opening with a facility tour. Also attending the ceremony were Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Mark Phillips, Minnesota Senator Dan Hall, Minnesota Representative Pam Myhra, Minnesota Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers and a bi-partisan delegation of other legislators. Approximately 180 Goodrich employees joined as well.

The MEMS sensors produced at Burnsville will be used in the company’s commercial and military aerospace sensor-based products and systems. The 300,000sq.ft. campus hosts manufacturing and office space, and is also home to a new icing wind tunnel for advanced aerospace product development and testing. Primary products produced at the facility include advanced air data systems, cockpit data management systems, and various sensors and sensor-based products for commercial and military aerospace applications.

Goodrich Corporation is a global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace and defense industries. For more information, visit

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