About Us

Cox & Company is a 100% employee-owned company in continuous business operation since 1944. Specializing in aerospace related temperature control and ice protection, our staff includes world-renowned and highly experienced engineers in the fields of icing, aerodynamics, heat transfer, software, mechanical, and electrical design.

Cox is foremost an engineering-driven manufacturer and industry leader in the design, development, test and manufacture of low power ice protection systems and temperature control products and systems. Our 110,000ft² facility contains engineering and manufacturing facilities, but also wind tunnel and laboratory space to test the latest developments in ice protection and temperature control. Due to our company’s specialization, all of our customers receive the personal dedication and service found in a small business coupled with the expertise, resources, and facilities of an industry-leading organization.

Our company’s product ranges from hydraulic line heaters used on the Apollo Lunar Module, to a full rotorcraft ice protection system on the KAI KUH Surion. Our patented low power ice protection system is the first revolutionary advancement in ice protection technology since the introduction of pneumatic boot and electro-thermal ice protection. Our technology protects vital airfoil surfaces on the Boeing P-8A, Northrop Grumman MQ-4C, Hondajet HA-420, Cessna Longitude, and other numerous platforms. Cox products continue to set new standards for excellence and innovation in the aerospace industry.

Cox's ice protection systems and temperature control products are certified for use on a wide range of commercial, business and military aircraft including fixed and rotor wing platforms. These unique technologies, materials and testing capabilities allow us to deliver optimized products for safety, cost, reliability, performance, weight, power usage, and scheduled maintenance. Our advanced ice protection systems are used on engine inlets, engine cooling bay intakes, horizontal stabilizers, vertical tails, wing leading edges, and raked wing tips. Our heaters and temperature control systems are used as water line heaters, cabin heaters, crew rest heaters, cargo heaters, wastewater heaters, floor mat heaters, pilot heaters, gasket heaters, engine inlet heaters, supplemental heaters, water system gasket heaters, tank heaters, and numerous temperature control applications.



Duncan Cox and his brothers founded Cox & Company in their barn in Long Island to solve the US military's icing problems.


Rotor Blade Ice Protection

Built rotor blade ice protection for the Navy's first ship-borne drone, the QH-50 Dash.


Lands On The Moon

Cox thermal control systems land on the moon with the Apollo Lunar Module. We kept the computers warm and the astronauts safe!


Ice Protection Milestone

Cox & Company's provides ice protection for the AH 64 Apache and the B-1B Lancer bombers. These aircraft continue to play a central role in our national security.



Cox & Company's EMEDS system is fitted onboard the Premier I. It is the first revolutionary improvement in deicing technology in decades.



Cox & Company becomes a 100% ESOP employee owned company.


Ice Protection Market Expansion

Cox provides ice protection to the Navy's largest aircraft types, business jets and commercial helicopters.



Cox & Company moves out to Long Island to a new facility expanding in size and capability.


75th Anniversary & Expansion

Cox & Company celebrates its 75th year in business and adds an additional 15,000ft².


Prime Technology Acquisition

Adding diversification to our product lines, bringing ship and submarine tank level indication as well as commercial meters and timers to the business.


80th Anniversary

Cox & Company proudly celebrates its 80th year in business!Cox & Company, Inc. 80th Anniversary


New European Office Opens!

On January 2nd, 2024, we opened our European sales office in Almelo, Netherlands. Our European office will be able to service our European customers on a more timely and consistent basis. The team can be reached by email at europe@coxandco.eu or by phone at +31 548 659087.


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