Aerospace & Defense Investment Focus

Rockwood is interested in acquiring niche aerospace, defense, and space  component manufacturers and value-added distributors used in or by:

  • Commercial or Military Aircraft
  • Navy/Naval Applications
  • Ground Support Applications
  • Rugged Environments
  • Space

Aerospace & Defense Expertise

Rockwood and its principals have significant investment and operational experience in aerospace and defense. Two of the firm’s four partners have held C-level positions within companies in the industry. Our portfolio investments in this space include, among others:

Aerospace & Defense

Manufacturer of highly engineered transparent armor and accessories for military, Department of Energy and government security vehicles
Acquired in 2017


Value-added distributor and light manufacturer of high reliability electronic components serving defense, commercial aerospace and business aviation customers
Acquired in 2016


Manufacturer, processor and value-added distributor of semiconductors and components used in military, aerospace and other high reliability applications
Acquired in 2010 and sold to Micross Components, Inc. in 2015


Value-added distributor of electronic connectors and accessories primarily serving the military and aerospace end markets
Acquired in 2008 and sold to TTI, Inc. in 2014


Manufacturer of thermoelectric generators and heaters for remote oil & gas and military applications
Acquired in 2004 and sold to Gentherm, Inc. in 2014


Manufacturer of specialized heaters, ECUs, generators, air filtration products and other products focused on military and commercial truck end markets
Acquired in 2000 and sold to Behrman Capital in 2003


Manufacturer of mass properties measurement instruments and electronic test solutions.

To discuss an aerospace/defense investment opportunity, please contact:
Kate Faust
(216) 278-7070