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United Technologies Corp. (UTX) - Get United Technologies Corporation Report is in talks to acquire fellow avionics company Rockwell Collins (COL) , according to multiple reports over the weekend. 

A merger between the companies would combine the largest and fourth largest aircraft parts manufacturers in the country. United Technologies has a market cap of about $97 billion, while Rockwell has a cap of just over $19 billion. 

Neither company has commented on potential merger talks.

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United Technologies shares have risen nearly 13% year to date but were down 1.75% in morning trading to $119.36. Rockwell shares were up 3.97% to $123.72. 

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