Kaman Corp a Connecticut corporation was incorporated in 1945. The Company conducts its business in the aerospace and distribution markets. It operates in two business segments namely Aerospace and Distribution. The Aerospace segment produces and markets proprietary aircraft bearings and components such as complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; safe and arming solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; support for its SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX manned and unmanned medium-to-heavy lift helicopters; and engineering design, analysis and certification services. The Distribution segment is the power transmission/motion control industrial distributor in North America. It provides products including bearings, mechanical and electrical power transmission, fluid power, motion control and materials handling components to a broad spectrum of industrial markets throughout North America. The Company's locations consist of over 200 branches, distribution centers and call centers across the United States including Puerto Rico and in Mexico. It offers approximately four million items, as well as value-added services, to a base of approximately 60,000 customers representing diversified cross section of North American industry. The Company holds patents and trademarks. Its registered trademarks of the Company include KAflex, KAron, and K-MAX. The Company's operations are subject to a variety of federal, state, local and non-U.S. environmental laws and regulations relating to the discharge, treatment, storage, disposal, investigation and remediation of certain materials, substances and wastes.