Textron Inc. 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, we have grown into a network of businesses with total revenues of $12.1 billion, and approximately 32,000 employees with facilities and presence worldwide, serving a diverse and global customer base. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Textron is ranked 225th on the Fortune 500 list of largest U.S. companies. Organizationally, Textron consists of numerous subsidiaries and operating divisions, which are responsible for the day-to-day operation of their businesses ("Textron businesses").
While we take great pride in our long history, we are even more excited by the future. Our vision is to be the premier multi-industry company, recognized for our powerful brands, world-class enterprise processes and talented people. By placing customers first in everything we do, Textron continues to grow as an industry leader with strong brands such as Bell Helicopter, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Jacobsen, Lycoming, Textron Aviation, Textron Systems and TRU Simulation + Training, among others.