Friday, October 7, 2016

Carlisle buys Star Aviation

MOBILE, Ala. – Star Aviation, a design and engineering company that specializes in in-flight entertainment systems, has been acquired by Carlisle Companies Inc. A Carlisle executive said Star will add "significant engineering resources and technology" to Carlisle's portfolio. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., Carlisle designs, manufactures and markets a range of products to a range of niche markets, according to the company’s website. That includes commercial roofing, agriculture and mining to aerospace and defense electronics. Star, founded in 1999, anticipates continued growth in Mobile. It also has an operation in Seattle. (Source:, 10/06/16)