Meggitt Control Systems: Troy: Thermal Management


For over 60 years Meggitt Control Systems, formerly known as Stewart Warner South Wind Corporation, has designed and manufactured heat exchangers and mobile combustion heating units for critical and demanding aerospace, transportation, defense and process industry applications. The company’s roots date back to the 1930s when the South Wind gasoline-fired heater was standard automotive equipment in America.

The company was established in the 1940s to design and manufacture combustion heaters and heat exchangers for military vehicles and aerospace applications. In the 1960s, it became one of the world’s leading suppliers of large aluminum heat exchangers for the chemical processing and air reduction industries.


All products encompass

  • Air-to-air
  • Air-to-fluid
  • Fluid-to-air


Heat exchangers

  • Aluminium tube and shell
  • Inconel tube and shell
  • Nimonic U-tube
  • Aluminium plate-and-fin
  • Stainless steel plate-and-fin
  • Stainless steel tube and frame
  • Aluminium tubular matrix
  • Surface coolers

Design and manufacture

Meggitt Control Systems pioneered the development of vacuum brazing techniques for heat exchangers. In our Indianapolis IN facility, experienced design engineers utilize proprietary analysis software to optimize the heat transfer solution sought by our customers. Our modern 130,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Troy IN houses the production of heat exchangers and heaters utilizing advanced production methodologies. An award-winning quality system is continually audited and approved by the FAA, Department of Defense and major US and foreign manufacturers.