Textron Inc. (Textron or 'the company') is a multi-industry company providing various services to aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses.
The company operates through five business segments: Textron aviation, industrial, bell, and Textron systems which represent the manufacturing businesses, and finance, which represents the finance business.
Textron Aviation manufactures, sells and services Beechcraft and Cessna aircraft, and services the Hawker brand of business jets. The segment has two principal product lines: aircraft sales and aftermarket. Aircraft sales include business jets, turboprop aircraft, piston aircraft, and military trainer and defense aircraft. Aftermarket includes commercial parts sales, and maintenance, inspection, and repair services.
The family of jets currently produced by Textron Aviation includes the Mustang, Citation M2, Citation CJ3+, Citation CJ4, Citation XLS+, Citation Latitude, Citation Sovereign+ and the Citation X+, the fastest civilian jet in the world. Textron Aviation's turboprop aircraft include the best-selling business turboprop family in the world, the King Air, which offers the King Air C90GTx, the King Air 250, the King Air 350ER, and King Air 350i, and the Cessna Caravan, a utility turboprop.
Textron Aviation's single-engine piston aircraft include the Beechcraft Baron, Bonanza, and the Cessna Skyhawk, Skylane, Turbo Stationair, and TTx.
The industrial segment designs and manufactures a variety of products under three principal product lines including: fuel systems and functional components; specialized vehicles and equipment; and tools and test equipment.
The fuel systems and functional components product line includes Kautex which is a developer and manufacturer of blow-molded plastic fuel systems for cars, light trucks, all-terrain vehicles, windshield and headlamp washer systems for automobiles and selective catalytic reduction systems used to reduce emissions from diesel engines. Additionally, Kautex produces cast iron engine camshafts, and develops and produces plastic bottles and containers for food, household, laboratory and industrial uses.
Specialized Vehicles and Equipment product line includes the products designed, manufactured and sold by Textron Specialized Vehicles and Jacobsen businesses Textron Specialized Vehicles, which includes E-Z-GO, Bad Boy Buggies and Cushman, and the recently acquired TUG Technologies and Douglas Equipment businesses, designs, manufactures and sells golf cars, off-road utility vehicles, light transportation vehicles and aviation ground support equipment.
Jacobsen units designs, manufactures and sells professional turf-maintenance equipment, as well as specialized turf-care vehicles. The unit markets its products under the brand names of Ransomes, Jacobsen and Cushman and Dixie Chopper. Jacobsen's customers include golf courses, resort communities, sporting venues municipalities and landscaping professionals.
The tools and test equipment product line includes products sold by businesses that design and manufacture powered equipment, electrical test and measurement instruments, mechanical and hydraulic tools, cable connectors, fiber optic assemblies, underground and aerial transmission and distribution products and power utility products. These businesses also encompass the Greenlee, Greenlee Communications, Greenlee Utility, HD Electric, Klauke, Sherman & Reilly, Rothenberger and Endura brand names, and their products are used principally in the construction, maintenance, telecommunications, data communications, and electrical, utility and plumbing industries.
The Bell segment is operated through its subsidiary Bell Helicopter (Bell). Bell is a supplier of military and commercial helicopters, tiltrotor aircraft, and related spare parts and services. Bell supplies advanced military helicopters and supports the US Government and other military customers outside the US. Bell's primary US Government programs are the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft and the H-1 helicopters. Bell in association with Boeing produces and supports the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft for the US Department of Defense (DoD).
Through its commercial business, Bell provides commercially certified helicopters and support to corporate, offshore petroleum exploration and development, utility, charter, police, fire, rescue, emergency medical helicopter operators and foreign governments. Bell produces a variety of commercial aircraft types, including light single- and twin-engine helicopters along with other related products. The helicopters currently offered by Bell for commercial applications include the 206L-4, 407, 407GT, 407GXP, 412EP/EPI, 429 and Huey II.
Textron Systems segment is a primary supplier of defense, aerospace, homeland security and general aviation markets. The segment's product lines consist of unmanned aircraft systems, land and marine systems, weapons and sensors and Simulation, training and other.
The Unmanned Systems business designs, manufactures and fields combat-proven unmanned aircraft systems for more than 25 years, including the US Army's premier tactical unmanned aircraft system, the Shadow. The business's unmanned aircraft and interoperable command and control technologies provide critical situational awareness and actionable intelligence for users worldwide. The support solutions business provides logistical support for various unmanned systems as well as training and supply chain services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
The weapons and sensors business consists of smart weapons; airborne and ground-based sensors and surveillance systems; and protection systems for the defense and aerospace industries. It primarily sells its products to international allies through foreign military sales.
The marine and land systems business involves in the design, production and support of armored vehicles, turrets and related subsystems as well as advanced marine craft. It produces a family of extremely mobile, highly protective vehicles for the US Army and international allies, and is developing the US Navy's next generation air cushion vehicle.
The finance segment is a commercial finance business consisting of Textron Financial Corporation (TFC) and its consolidated subsidiaries. The finance segment provides financing primarily to purchasers of new and pre-owned Textron Aviation aircraft and Bell helicopters. The majority of new finance receivables are cross-border transactions for aircraft sold outside of the US. New originations in the US are primarily for purchasers who had difficulty in accessing other sources of financing for the purchase of Textron-manufactured products.
Scope of the Report
-- About the Company - Historical Details, Current Ownership Structure and basic overview of Textron Inc. in terms of revenue, net income, and operating income.
-- Financials - Details about Textron Inc. listing status, annual financial reports (for the past 5 years), key financial highlights and region wise and category wise breakdown of their net revenue.
-- Products / Services - Listing of the company’s entire portfolio along with description of individual products / services providing a clear picture of their target audience.
-- Company SWOT Analysis - Outlines Textron Inc.’s strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities and threats facing the company.
-- Recent Developments - Showcases Textron Inc.’s recent developments including mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, collaborations, new product launches, investment and divestment plans.
-- Strategic Evaluation - Provides an overview of Textron Inc.’s corporate goals and strategic initiatives and evaluates their outcomes along with outlining any persisting legal issues and outlook of our in-house analyst panel on the particular company.
-- Technology Landscape - Details how the company allocates its IT budget across the core areas of its business, CIO/CTO Profile, Key IT Initiatives and Deals undertaken buy the company at present along with outlook.
Key Questions Answered
-- What domain does Textron Inc. operate and what are key points about it?
-- What is the product / service portfolio of Textron Inc.?
-- How has Textron Inc. performed financially from the 2013?
-- How does Textron Inc. rank among its peers in terms of revenue and market share?
-- What are Textron Inc. strengths and weaknesses and what opportunities and threats does it face?
-- What are Textron Inc.’s main growth strategies and how successful has the company been at implementing them?
-- What is the in-house technical capability of Textron Inc.? Where does it procure / outsource it?
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1. About the Company
1.1 History and Basic Facts
1.2 Ownership Structure and Key Executives
1.3 Head Office
1.4 Other Locations & Subsidiaries
1.5 List of Competitors
1.6 Employee Count & Distribution
2.1 Company Type (Listed / Unlisted)
2.2 Annual Statements
2.3 Key Financial Highlights
2.4 Region-wise Breakdown
3. Product / Services
4. SWOT Analysis
4.1 SWOT Overview
5. Recent Developments
5.1 Mergers & Acquisitions
5.2 Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures
5.3 New Product Launches
5.4 Business Expansion / Divestment
6. Strategic Evaluation
6.1 Corporate Strategy
6.2 Legal Issues
6.3 Analyst Outlook
7. Technology Landscape
-- 7.1.1 Industry Snapshot
-- 7.1.2 IT Spend
-- 7.1.3 Key Information Technology Trends
-- 7.2.1 IT Overview
-- 7.2.2 Key IT Technologies
-- 7.2.3 Recent IT Initiatives
-- 7.2.4 IT Outsourcing Engagements
-- 7.2.5 Key IT Management
-- 7.2.6 CIO/CTO Profile
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