Did you know that Héroux-Devtek built the landing gear for the lunar module that Neil Armstrong piloted onto the moon’s surface during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969? Even today, our employees’ passion for their work allows us to achieve great things while attaining the highest standards of quality. Our success and growth are due to the achievements of our employees who share a common vision.


2019

Gilles Labbé is appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board and Martin Brassard is appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer. Héroux-Devtek acquires Alta-Precision, a Montreal-based manufacturer of high-precision landing-gear components, as well as a majority stake in Tekalia Aeronautik.


2018

Agreement to acquire Beaver and CESA


2017

Héroux-Devtek celebrates its 75th anniversary.


2016

Long-term contract with Hanwha Corporation of South Korea to jointly design and develop the landing gear system for the new KF-X fighter aircraft.


2014

Acquisition of APPH, an integrated provider of landing gear and hydraulic systems and assemblies for original equipment manufacturer and aftermarket applications.


2013

Signing of a long-term contract with The Boeing Company to supply complete landing gear systems for the Boeing 777 and 777X programs.


2012

Sale of substantially all of its Aerostructure and Industrial Products operations to Precision Castparts Corp.


2010

Acquisition of Eagle Tool & Machine Co. and E2 Precision Products of Ohio, manufacturers of precision machined components for the aerospace industry.


2007-2008

Héroux-Devtek Inc. obtains major design contracts to develop landing gear systems for the Learjet-85, Sikorsky CH-53K, and Embraer Legacy 450-500.


2004

Acquisition of Progressive Inc. of Arlington, Texas, a manufacturer of complex military aircraft structural components.


2000

Héroux Inc. acquires Devtek Corporation to enhance its landing gear capabilities in the commercial sector and changes its name to Héroux‑Devtek Inc.


1999

Acquisition of Métro Machining Corporation and Les Industries C.A.T. Inc., Héroux Inc. enters the aerostructure market.


1987

Acquisition of McSwain Manufacturing Corporation, a producer of gas turbine components.


1986

Héroux Inc. becomes a publicly traded company.


1969

Héroux Inc. manufactures landing gear for the Apollo Lunar Module.


1960

Héroux Inc. begins design and manufacture of landing gear components.


1942

Héroux Machine Parts Limited, specializing in machine tooling of aircraft components, is founded in Longueuil, Québec.