Kaman Corp.’s Distribution segment, Bloomfield, Conn., has launched a new brand, Kaman Automation, Control & Energy or Kaman AC&E, to serve original equipment manufacturers, industrial production plants and infrastructure facilities throughout the world. Kaman AC&E was created through the collaboration of existing resources from within Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp., including its longstanding bearing & power transmission business, Minarik Corp. which operates its motion & control business, and KIT Zeller Inc. which operates its automation, power & energy business. The brand will be supported by approximately 500 employees, including more than 75 degreed engineers, who operate out of 27 strategically located facilities throughout the U.S. Delivery of products and services would be offered through three functional components - engineering, manufacturing, and distribution. The brand will be further supported by over 200 other facilities operated by Kaman and staffed by more than 2,000 employees.