Unison has experienced tremendous growth since it began in 1980. Through new product introductions, strategic acquisitions, technological innovations, and a commitment to providing high-quality products and superior customer service, Unison has emerged into a major performance technology company with a global presence.
Slick Electro, an established manufacturer of ignition systems for piston aircraft engines, is purchased and renamed Unison.
Unison introduce’s world’s first solid state turbine ignition system.
Unison acquires the Bendix Aircraft Ignition business from Allied Signal to become the market leader for turbine ignition systems
Unison develops engine dedicated alternators, capable of surviving hostile environments while delivering higher output levels.
Unison introduces first ignition system with self-diagnostic technology and FADEC interface, enabling twin engine aircraft to achieve ETOPs.
Unison acquires the Engine Electrical Systems Division of BFGoodrich Aerospace.
Unison opens its first international manufacturing facility in Saltillo, Mexico.
Unison acquires Westport International,
a leading manufacturer of switches, sensors, and bellows.
Unison is acquired by GE and becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation's Services business.
Elano Corporation was merged into Unison, adding tubes, ducts and mechanical systems capability.
GE acquires Smiths Aerospace and creates the Systems and Unison Engine Components operating groups.
Unison consolidates with Unison Engine Components (formerly Smith’s Engine Components).
The consolidated Unison businesses are brought under GE Aviation's Systems business.