Profile: Moog Inc (MOGa.N)
15 Jul 2019
Moog Inc., incorporated on August 01, 1951, is a designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision motion and fluid controls and systems for a range of applications in aerospace and defense, and industrial markets. The Company has five segments: Aircraft Controls, Space and Defense Controls, Industrial Systems, Components and Medical Devices. Within the aerospace and defense market, its products and systems are defense market, which includes primary and secondary flight controls for military aircraft, stabilization and automatic ammunition loading controls for armored combat vehicles, tactical and strategic missile steering controls and gun aiming controls; commercial aircraft market, which includes primary and secondary flight controls for commercial aircraft, and commercial space market, which includes space satellite positioning controls and thrust vector controls for space launch vehicles.
In the industrial market, the Company's products are used in a range of applications, including Industrial automation market, which includes injection molding, metal forming, heavy industry, material and automotive testing, pilot training simulators and surveillance systems; Energy market, which includes oil and gas exploration, wind energy and power generation, and Medical market, which includes sleep apnea devices, surgical handpieces, computerized tomography (CT) scanners, as well as enteral clinical nutrition and infusion therapy solution. Its manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, United Kingdom, Philippines, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, China, Costa Rica, Japan, Luxembourg, India, Canada and Ireland.
The Company's Aircraft Controls segment designs, manufactures and integrates primary and secondary flight controls for military and commercial aircraft, and provides aftermarket support. Its systems are used on both development and production programs in commercial transports, supersonic fighters, multi-role military aircraft, business jets and rotorcraft. It also supplies ground-based navigation aids. The Company focuses on the KC-46 military air refueling tanker on the military side, and the Airbus A350XWB, COMAC C919, the Bell 525 Helicopter and the Embraer E-Jet E2 family on the commercial side. Its programs include the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter on the military side, and the Boeing 787, Gulfstream G650 and G280 on the commercial side.
The Company's programs include the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, the V-22 Osprey tilt rotor and the Black Hawk UH-60/Seahawk SH-60 helicopter, Boeing 7-series aircraft, Airbus A330 and A380 and a range of business jets. The Company also provides maintenance, repair, overhaul and parts supply for both military and commercial aircraft. It also sells spare parts and line replaceable units to both military and commercial customers. The Company also focuses on metal additive manufacturing that provides engineering, manufacturing and production consulting services to customers across a range of industries, including aerospace, defense, energy and industrial.
Space and Defense Controls
The Company's Space and Defense Controls segment provides controls for satellites, space vehicles, launch vehicles, armored combat vehicles, tactical and strategic missiles, security and surveillance and other defense applications. Within its space market, it designs, manufactures and integrates commercial and military satellite positioning controls. These propulsion and actuation systems and the components control attitude, orbit insertion, solar panels and antennas. It also designs, manufactures and integrates steering and propulsion controls for space launch vehicles, such as the Atlas, Delta and Ariane platforms. Additionally, it designs and manufactures spaceflight electronics and software. It is also developing control products and systems for a range of programs related to manned spaceflight, including National Aeronautics and Space Administrations' (NASA) new Space Launch System, Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Soft Capture System.
The Company designs controls for steering tactical and strategic missiles, including Lockheed Martin's Hellfire, the United States National Missile Defense Agency's Ballistic Missile Defense initiatives and Raytheon's TOW and Trident missiles. It also designs, builds and integrates weapons stores management systems for light attack aerial reconnaissance, ground and sea platforms, as well as controls for naval surface ship and submarine applications, such as the United States Virginia Class. Its sensor and surveillance systems products are used in both military and commercial applications, such as electrical grid and other critical infrastructure protection applications.
The Company's Industrial Systems segment serves a customer base across a range of markets. In the industrial automation market, it designs, manufactures and integrates systems for industrial automation customers for applications in injection and blow molding machinery, metal forming presses and heavy industry customers in steel and aluminum production. Its systems allow for controls of critical parameters in the industrial manufacturing processes, using both hydraulic and electric technology. Other industrial automation markets it serves include material handling and paper and lumber mills.
In the energy market, the Company supplies solutions for power generation applications, which allow for control and safety of fuel metering and guide vane positioning on steam and gas turbines. It also designs and manufactures systems and components for applications in oil and gas exploration and production, including down hole drilling, topside and subsea environments, as well as electric pitch controls and blade monitoring systems for wind turbines. In the simulation and test market, it supplies electromechanical motion simulation bases for the flight simulation and training markets, as well as medical training simulators. For the test markets, it supplies custom test systems and controls for automotive, structural and fatigue testing.
The Components segment's product categories are slip rings, fiber optic rotary joints and motors. Its Slip rings and fiber optic rotary joints use sliding contacts and optical technology to allow unimpeded rotation while delivering power and data through a rotating interface. They come in a range of sizes that allow them to be used in many applications, including diagnostic imaging CT scan medical equipment, blade de-icing and data transfer for rotorcraft, remotely operated vehicles and floating platforms for offshore oil exploration, surveillance cameras, forward-looking infrared camera installations and radar pedestals, satellites, missiles and wind turbines. The Company offers sensors and handpieces product line. The Company's sensors and handpieces product line consists of manufactured ultrasonic and optical sensors, as well as surgical handpieces distributed to medical original equipment manufacturer (OEM).
The Company's motors are used in a range of markets. It designs and manufactures a series of fractional horsepower brushless motors. Its Industrial customers use its motors for material handling and electric pumps. Its Military programs use its motors for gimbals, missiles and radar pedestals. Its Components segment's other product lines include electromechanical actuators for military, aerospace and commercial applications, fiber optic modems that provide electrical-to-optical conversion of communication and data signals, avionic instrumentation, subsea navigation and control systems, acoustic sensors and sonars for energy and marine applications including remotely-operated underwater vehicles, optical switches and resolvers, ultrasonic and optical sensors and surgical hand pieces used in medical applications.
The Company's Medical Devices segment operates within two areas: infusion therapy and enteral clinical nutrition. For infusion therapy, its primary products are electronic ambulatory infusion pumps along with the associated administration sets. Its applications include hydration, nutrition, patient-controlled analgesia, local anesthesia, chemotherapy and antibiotics. It manufactures and distributes a line of portable pumps, stationary pumps and disposable sets that are used in the delivery of enteral nutrition for patients in their own homes, hospitals and long-term care facilities.
The Company competes with Curtiss-Wright, Liebherr, Nabtesco, Parker Hannifin, UTC, Woodward, Aeroflex, Airbus, ATA Engineering, BAE, Chess Dynamics, Cohu, Curtiss-Wright, ESW, Flowserve Limitorque, Honeywell, Marotta, RUAG, Lord Corp., Pelco, SABCA, Sargent Aerospace & Defense, SEAKR, Sierra Nevada Corp., Southwest Research Institute, Vacco, Valcor, Videotec, ValveTech, Bosch Rexroth, Danaher, Baumuller, Siemens, REenergy Electric (Suzhou), MTS Systems Corp., Rexroth Hydradyne, Allied Motion Technologies, Ametek, Cobham, EBM-PAPST, General Dynamics-GIT, Kearfott, Woodward, Schleifring, Stemmann, Whippany Actuation Systems, Smiths Medical, Hospira, CME Medical and Covidien.
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