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Erickson (formerly known as Erickson Air-Crane) is a provider of aviation services specializing in defense, security, manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO), and commercial services. It offers air operations, legacy fleet sustainment, aerial firefighting, powerline construction, timber harvesting, specialty construction, oil and gas industry support, etc. The company maintains and operates a fleet of rotary and fixed-wing aircraft as well as utility helicopters, including its own heavy-lift helicopter, S-64 Air Crane.
TypePrivate
Founded1971
HQPortland, OR, US
Websiteericksoninc.com
Employee Ratings3.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)510
Job Openings24
Revenue (FY, 2015)$297.5 M
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Key People/Management at Erickson

Doug Kitani

Doug Kitani

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Stephen Wideman

Stephen Wideman

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Brittany (Wise) Black

Brittany (Wise) Black

Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development
Erick Nodland

Erick Nodland

Vice President of Aviation Center of Excellence
Scott Zurschmit

Scott Zurschmit

Vice President of Business Capture
Kristi Gonzalez

Kristi Gonzalez

Vice President of People
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Erickson Office Locations

Erickson has offices in Portland, Central Point, Medford, Delta and in 3 other locations
Portland, OR, US (HQ)
5550 S Macadam Ave #200
Central Point, OR, US
1993 Kirtland Rd
Central Point, OR, US
3100 Willow Springs Rd
Medford, OR, US
2080 Milligan Way
Medford, OR, US
4002 Cirrus Dr
Delta, CA
7293 Wilson Ave
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Erickson Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1971

Erickson total Funding

$20 m

Erickson latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago
Erickson's latest funding round in April 2017 was reported to be $20 m. In total, Erickson has raised $20 m
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Erickson Revenue

Erickson's revenue was reported to be $297.52 m in FY, 2015
USD

Revenue (FY, 2015)

297.5m

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

47.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

15.9%

Net income (FY, 2015)

(86.6m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(54.8m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

2.1m
USDFY, 2015

Revenue

297.5m

Cost of goods sold

250.2m

Gross profit

47.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

16%
USDFY, 2015

Cash

2.1m

Accounts Receivable

40.5m

Prepaid Expenses

5.2m

Current Assets

48.3m
USDFY, 2015

Net Income

(86.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

42.3m

Accounts Payable

(5.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

21.2m
USDFY, 2015

Debt/Equity

5.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.8 x

Financial Leverage

6.7 x
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Erickson Operating Metrics

Erickson's Backlog was reported to be $228.4m in FY, 2015.
FY, 2015Nov, 2020Oct, 2021

Aircraft (Leased)

27

Aircraft Fleet

7450

Backlog

$228.4 m

Trademarks (US)

8
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Erickson Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Air Amazonia Serviços Aeronauticos Ltda.September 04, 2013$26 m
Evergreen Helicopters, Inc.May 02, 2013$298 m

Erickson Revenue Breakdown

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Erickson revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.6% from Manufacturing and MRO, 35.3% from Global Defense and Security and 54.1% from Commercial Aviation Services

Erickson revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.5% from Africa, 11.7% from Europe, 44.5% from North America, 19.3% from Middle East, 5.8% from Asia and 9.2% from Other

Erickson Online and Social Media Presence

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Erickson Blogs

We Serve Those Who Serve Us

A look into Erickson’s partnership with U.S. Government and other Prime Contractors  By Ryan Perkins, Sr. Director of Defense Business Development & Sales With nearly 25% of the workforce at Erickson being military veterans, including CEO Doug Kitani, it is no mystery why Erickson has made suppo…

Protected: Origin Story: Looking into the Future with Canadian Air-Crane (CAC), Part 3

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Origin Story: Looking into the Future with Canadian Air-Crane (CAC), Part 3

Looking back on the past 50 years shows us consistent patterns – there will be hardships and there will be success stories, but the “Erickson” vision always pushes forward. By Gary Gentile, Canadian Air-Crane Manager   The origin story of heli-logging and Canadian Air-Crane (CAC) all began within si…

Origin Story: Introducing Canadian Air-Crane, Ltd (CAC), Part 2

In July of 1991, Erickson Air-Crane (Canada) Ltd. was officially renamed, Canadian Air-Crane Ltd (CAC), bringing in new Canadian partners and expanding heli-logging in Canada. By Gary Gentile, Canadian Air-Crane Manager   Jack Erickson began heli-logging in Canada well before 1991, but it wasn’t unt…

Protected: Origin Story: Introducing Canadian Air-Crane, Ltd (CAC), Part 2

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Relocating to the United States to Fulfill a Dream of Working in Aviation

From Korea to the United States: This is the story of Hwan Kyu Chung’s Journey into Aviation By Lorelei Norby Moving from one country to another can be a transformative experience, and that’s precisely what Hwan Kyu Chung, Erickson’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region, embraced when he embarked …
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Erickson Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Erickson founded?

    Erickson was founded in 1971.

  • Who are Erickson key executives?

    Erickson's key executives are Doug Kitani, Stephen Wideman and Brittany (Wise) Black.

  • How many employees does Erickson have?

    Erickson has 504 employees.

  • What is Erickson revenue?

    Latest Erickson annual revenue is $297.5 m.

  • What is Erickson revenue per employee?

    Latest Erickson revenue per employee is $590.3 k.

  • Who are Erickson competitors?

    Competitors of Erickson include StandardAero, Columbia Helicopters and Unical Aviation.

  • Where is Erickson headquarters?

    Erickson headquarters is located at 5550 S Macadam Ave #200, Portland.

  • Where are Erickson offices?

    Erickson has offices in Portland, Central Point, Medford, Delta and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Erickson have?

    Erickson has 9 offices.