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1957 HEICO formed as Heinicke Instruments to design and sell laboratory equipment. IMAGE GALLERY
1960 Company goes public.

1974 Company merges with Jet Avion Corporation and makes entry into aviation markets.

1986 Company changes its name to HEICO Corporation.

1990 Both the Board of Directors and management are reconstituted.

The company sells the laboratory products business.
1991 TimelineCompany enters the medical diagnostic market with the formation of its MediTek Health Corp. subsidiary.
1993 The Flight Support Group is formed.

1996 MediTek sold in a very profitable transaction and the Company begins focus on Aerospace, Defense and Electronics markets.

The Electronic Technologies Group is formed.
1997 TimelineLufthansa Technik buys 20% of the Flight Support Group.

The Flight Support Group enters the Aircraft Accessory Component Repair & Overhaul business.
1999 TimelineHEICO Corporation’s shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
2000 Company sells its successful Aircraft Ground Support Equipment maker, Trilectron Industries, Inc., in highly profitable transaction. Timeline
2001 TimelineFlight Support Group forms an innovative subsidiary with American Airlines to develop aircraft parts.
2002 TimelineCompany vastly increases its aircraft parts product development budget following major industry downturn in order to benefit on upturn.

The Flight Support Group enters into Strategic Partnership with United Airlines.
2003 TimelineFlight Support Group enters into Strategic Partnerships with Air Canada and Delta Air Lines.
2004 Flight Support Group enters into a Strategic Partnership with Japan Airlines.

2005 TimelineCompany enters the Homeland Security market.
2006 Flight Support Group enters into Strategic Partnership with China Aviation Import and Export Group Corporation.
2007 HEICO Celebrates its 50th Birthday.
2009 Eric Mendelson and Victor Mendelson named Co-Presidents of HEICO Corporation.
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2010 HEICO named one of the “Best 100 Small Companies” by Forbes Magazine. Timeline
December 2010 TimelineHEICO acquires Blue Aerospace, a distributor and supplier of critical airframe and other components for military aircraft.
2011 TimelineElectronic Technologies Group acquired France-based 3D-Plus Read more