Moog Inc. was founded by Bill Moog, Art Moog, and Lou Geyer as Moog Valve in 1951. The company produced valves that improved guided missile systems and the US government was interested in the development of this product.
Highlights from the company’s history include assisting with the Space Shuttle orbiter Columbia in 1981, working on the B-2 Bomber’s flight control actuation system, the Apollo mission’s system and components, and the motion control system for the Wimbleton Centre Court, among others.
Today Moog Inc. produces precision-control components and systems used in medical equipment, industrial machinery, and aerospace products, flight and control systems for military and commercial aircraft, hydraulic and electrical controls, and infusion therapy pumps.
Moog Inc. trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MOG, is a member of the S&P 600, is a member of the Russell 2000, is #809 in the Fortune 1000, has 11,031 employees, and had $2.64 billion in revenue in 2014.