Woodward, Inc. is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control system solutions and components for the aerospace and industrial markets. The company operates through the Aerospace and Industrial Segments. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air, combustion and motion control. These products include main fuel pumps, metering units, actuators, air valves, specialty valves, fuel nozzles, and thrust reverser actuation systems for turbine engines and nacelles, as well as flight deck controls actuators, servo controls, motors and sensors for aircraft. The Industrial segment designs, produces and services systems and products for the management of fuel, air, fluids, gases, electricity, motion, and combustion. These products include actuators, valves, pumps, injectors, solenoids, ignition systems, speed controls, electronics and software, power converters, and devices that measure, communicate and protect electrical distribution systems. The company was founded by Amos W. Woodward in 1870 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, CO.