Initially called Heim, which was the name of the founder, back in 1966, the society began its activities in data recorders for the avionics industry. Acquired successively in 1996 by Racal Electronics, and in 2002 by Thompson (Thales), Heim is bought in 2002 by IN-SNEC, an entity of the Zodiac Aerospace group, today called Zodiac Data Systems. In 2009, the division Zodiac Data Systems is created and Heim Systems GmbH becomes Zodiac Data Systems GmbH.
Zodiac Data Systems has recently moved one of its production site located in Normandy. Following 44 years in Breteville l’Orgueilleuse (France), Zodiac Data Systems and its 100 employees have moved to a modern building located in the EffiScience techno park in Colombelles, close to Caen.
Kirkland, Wash. – 31 October 2016 – Greenpoint Technologies, a Zodiac Aerospace Company, signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Spike Aerospace, creator of the Spike S-512 Supersonic Business Jet.