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Textron

Textron Inc
Company nameTextron Inc.
Company typePublic (NYSE:TXT)
IndustryMulti-industry
Founded1923
HeadquartersProvidence, Rhode Island, USA
Key peopleScott C. Donnelly
Revenue(+)$14.2 billion USD (2008)
Employees37000

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Textron (Nyse - TXT) is a conglomerate that includes Bell Helicopter, E-Z-GO, Cessna Aircraft Company, and Greenlee, among others. It was founded by Royal Little in 1923 as the Special Yarns Company, and is headquartered at the Textron Tower in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

With total revenues of $14.2 billion, and approximately 37,000 employees in 29 countries, Textron is currently ranked 220 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies for 2010.


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