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About Rockwell Collins, Inc.

Rockwell Collins, now doing business as Collins Aerospace Systems, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Its commercial aviation include aerostructures, cabin, cargo systems, connectivity and networks services, exteriors, flight deck, ARINC Government Aviation, and training. Collins' exploration and ingenuity stretches beyond the boundaries of aerospace and defense to provide solutions for rail, marine and critical infrastructure. It also provides network communications that keep trains on the track, life rafts and life support systems that keep sailors safe, and security and monitoring systems that ensure the communities' safety. Rockwell Collins is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation and combined with UTC Aerospace business segment to form a new business segment, Collins Aerospace Systems.


The company is one of the world's largest providers of aerospace systems, avionics, interior systems and information management services for commercial aircraft. Its solutions deliver enhanced passenger safety and comfort, maximized operational efficiency, secure and reliable connectivity and improved availability, maintainability and sustainability. Its intelligent and connected cockpits help pilots fly more safely and efficiently. Its flight support services provide operators with a single resource for best-in-class flight planning, trip support and flight operations management. The company also delivers a broad spectrum of advanced, battle-proven solutions – in the air, on the ground or at sea, in both manned and unmanned platforms – that serve the warfighters of today and tomorrow. 

As one of the world's leading providers of advanced systems for commercial and military helicopters, the company equips rotorcraft from all major manufacturers. Its experience in systems design and production for spacecraft were leveraging unmatched capabilities to help ensure successful missions in the new frontiers.

Geographic Reach

The company's headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Collins Aerospace has a worldwide presence, with over 70,000 employees across 30 countries. 

Sales and Marketing

The company serves industries such as commercial, business, military and defense, airports, and other industries including rail, marine and critical infrastructure.

Company Background

Collins Radio Company, founded by Arthur Collins in Cedar Rapids, IA in 1933, initially designed and produced short wave radio equipment. When the company experienced financial difficulties in 1973, Rockwell International, a diversified high-tech company, acquired Collins Radio Company forming Rockwell Collins. The company was later acquired by aerospace conglomerate United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in 2018 becoming the UTC subsidiary, Collins Aerospace Systems.

Rockwell Collins, Inc.

400 Collins Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52498-0505
Phone: 1 (319) 295-1000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Publicly Owned
SVP and CFO: Patrick E. Allen
SVP, Operations: Bruce M. King
Chairman, President, and CEO: Robert` K. Ortberg
Employees (This Location): 277
Employees (All Locations): 70,000

Major Office Locations

Cedar Rapids, IA

Other Locations

Foley, AL
Huntsville, AL
Chandler, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Anaheim, CA
Burlingame, CA
Calexico, CA
Carlsbad, CA
Corona, CA
Hawthorne, CA
Irvine, CA
Livermore, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Marina Del Rey, CA
Westminster, CA
Stratford, CT
Crestview, FL
Doral, FL
Hurlburt Field, FL
Longwood, FL
Melbourne, FL
Miami, FL
Miramar, FL
Niceville, FL
Orlando, FL
Atlanta, GA
Duluth, GA
Hampton, GA
Savannah, GA
Cedar Rapids, IA
Coralville, IA
Decorah, IA
Manchester, IA
Des Plaines, IL
Hanover Park, IL
O Fallon, IL
Independence, KS
Lenexa, KS
Shawnee Mission, KS
Wichita, KS
Barksdale Afb, LA
Lexington, MA
Rockport, MA
Annapolis, MD
Cockeysville, MD
Columbia, MD
Millersville, MD
Livonia, MI
Bay Saint Louis, MS
High Point, NC
Morrisville, NC
Winston Salem, NC
Minot, ND
Hampton, NH
Paramus, NJ
Albuquerque, NM
Bohemia, NY
Elmont, NY
Medford, NY
New York, NY
Oklahoma City, OK
Tulsa, OK
Wilsonville, OR
Kennett Square, PA
Middletown, PA
Mountainhome, PA
Washington Crossing, PA
Clarksville, TN
Memphis, TN
Abilene, TX
Addison, TX
Carrollton, TX
Dallas, TX
Euless, TX
Grand Prairie, TX
Houston, TX
Pleasanton, TX
Richardson, TX
Waco, TX
Salt Lake City, UT
Arlington, VA
Charlottesville, VA
Sterling, VA
Bothell, WA
Everett, WA
Federal Way, WA
Tumwater, WA
New Berlin, WI
Fenwick, WV
Beijing, China
Tokoname, Japan
Dorval, Canada
Richmond, Canada
Blagnac, France
Saint Maximin, France
Thiais, France
Tremblay En France, France
Moscow, Russia
Taipei City, Taiwan
Bruxelles, Belgium
Ciudad De Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Singapore, Singapore