The Crane Company is an American industrial products company based in Stamford, Connecticut. Founded by Richard Teller Crane, it became a holding company with a diverse portfolio. Its business segments are Aerospace & Electronics, Engineered Materials (fiberglass paneling and telecom equipment), Merchandising Systems (vending machines), Fluid Handling, and Controls (sensing and control systems). Industries served by these segments includes: chemical industries, commercial construction, food and beverage, general and commercial aviation, and power generation. The company was one of the leading manufacturers of bathroom fixtures until 1990, when that division was sold off; it now operates as a brand of American Standard Brands.