Textron is not only one of the world’s best known multi-industry companies, it is a pioneer of the diversified business model. Founded in 1923, Textron has grown into a network of unique and differentiated businesses with a strong presence in the aviation, industrial and defense industries. With total revenues of $13.4 billion, an employee base of approximately 34,000, and multiple facilities worldwide, Textron serves a diverse and global customer base. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Textron is ranked 219th on the Fortune 500 list of largest U.S. companies. Textron is recognized for its powerful brands, world-class enterprise processes and talented people. By placing customers first, Textron continues to grow as an industry leader with strong brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Textron Systems, Greenlee and TRU Simulation + Training, among others. Learn more.