Robotics & Automation News

Market trends and business perspectives

Ensign-Bickford acquires Avior Control Technologies

Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. (EBI) has acquired Avior Control Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Longmont, Colorado.

Avior Controls was founded in 2010 by Scott Starin with the charter to provide the highest performance, highest reliability motion-control components, coupled with world-class service and support.

Avior is engaged in the design and manufacture of custom, highly reliable, and space-rated motors, gearboxes, dampers, transducers, and actuators for the space, aerospace, and down-hole industries.

Commenting on the acquisition, EBI President and CEO Tom Perlitz said: “We are very pleased to have Scott Starin and the Avior team join the EBI family of companies.

“With Avior, Honeybee, TiNi, NEA and Ensign-Bickford Aerospace &Defense we have a team of some of the best technical minds in the spacecraft industry.

“When combining our technical expertise with the power of the Ensign-Bickford Operating System, our intention is to uniquely serve customers in the rapidly evolving markets of launch vehicles, earth orbiting satellites, space exploration missions and robotic satellite servicing.”