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Safran and Prodways Group to develop additive manufacturing (3D printing) materials and processes

PARIS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran and Prodways Group announced today that they are teaming up to develop additive manufacturing (3D printing) materials and processes. As part of this collaboration, Safran Corporate Ventures is taking a stake in Prodways, one … Read the full press release

Safran completes sale of Morpho Detection LLC to Smiths Group plc.

PARIS, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran (Euronext Paris: SAF) announces the completion of the sale of Morpho Detection LLC, a US-based subsidiary of Safran, and other detection-related activities to Smiths Group plc. As announced on April 21, 2016, Safran will record … Read the full press release

Safran to end 12 years of sponsoring the IMOCA Ocean Masters Circuit in June 2017

PARIS, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After twelve years of commitment on the IMOCA Ocean Masters circuit, three Vendée Globe and numerous podium finishes, the construction of two boats with Marc Guillemot and then Morgan Lagravière, Safran has decided to withdraw … Read the full press release

Safran’s latest generation business jet APUs designated new names

ORLANDO, FL, U.S.A., 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Power Units has announced the designation of its two latest APUs for the business jet market. These name changes are part of the full acquisition in 2014 from Pratt & Whitney of … Read the full press release

Safran Toulouse: Safran inaugurates its consolidated regional site near Toulouse-Blagnac international airport

TOULOUSE, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, has inaugurated Safran Toulouse, the Group’s consolidated regional site, located near the Toulouse-Blagnac international airport. The ceremony was attended by a number of VIP guests, including Carole Delga, President … Read the full press release

Safran Group of companies to communicate under a single brand name and logo: Safran

PARIS, 24-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran is changing its companies’ names and its visual identity to bolster the Group’s position as a global industrial leader and accelerate its international growth. Effective today (May 19, 2016), all Group companies will be communicating … Read the full press release

Airbus Group SE, Safran sign agreement for the second and final phase of their Airbus Safran Launchers 50/50 joint venture

European launcher industry takes decisive consolidation step Closing of agreement expected in Q2 2016 Phase 2 of transaction is a decisive step for Ariane 6 new generation launcher Amsterdam/Paris, 03-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Group SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) and Safran … Read the full press release

Sagem (Safran) to deliver 200 JIM-LR long-range multifunction infrared binoculars to the army in a NATO country

Boulogne-Billancourt, 28-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sagem (Safran) has received a new order for more than 200 JIM-LR long-range multifunction infrared binoculars from the army in a NATO country. The order will also include remote-control terminals, and will be added to the … Read the full press release

Safran opens new facility in Querétaro Mexico and will build third Safran/Albany composite plant

Querétaro, Mexico, 16-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, yesterday inaugurated a new facility in Querétaro, Mexico, spanning more than 10,000 square meters (108,000 sq ft): SAMES Rep (Snecma America Engine Service) and dedicated to the repair … Read the full press release

Jérôme Vitulo to succeed Charlotte Matringe as Secretary to the Board of Directors of Safran

PARIS, 1-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Jérôme Vitulo joined Safran on July 29, 2015 as Secretary to the Board of Directors, reporting directly to Alex Fain, Corporate Secretary. He replaces Charlotte Matringe, who has been named Vice President for Communications at Sagem. … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) announce plans to construct a new production plant in Poland

DERBY, 10-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) have named their joint venture Aero Gearbox International and announced plans to construct a new production plant in Poland. The news follows the signing of a final agreement, on 24 October … Read the full press release

Safran and European Trade Union IndustriAll signed 3-year, Europe-wide agreement to develop employee skills and careers

PARIS, 6-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran and the European Trade Union IndustriAll* signed a three-year, Europe-wide agreement in late March concerning the development of employee skills and careers. The agreement applies to all employees at Safran companies within the scope … Read the full press release

Safran launched new corporate 50 million euros venture capital firm to invest in innovative startups

PARIS, 6-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran has launched Safran Corporate Ventures, a new corporate venture capital (CVC) company that will invest in innovative startups. With initial investment capital of about 50 million euros for a period of three years, this … Read the full press release

Morpho (Safran) signs multi-year contract with Arab Organisation for Industrialisation Electronics to produce the Egyptian national eID card

PARIS, 3-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Morpho (Safran), the world leader in government identity solutions, has signed a contract with AOI (Arab Organisation for Industrialisation) Electronics to produce the Egyptian national eID card. Mr. Abdel–Mohsen Abdel–Sadek Ismail, Chairman of AOI Electronics, … Read the full press release

Airbus Group and Safran announce the creation of their new Joint Venture named Airbus Safran Launchers

New Company With Initial Workforce of 450 Will be Named Airbus Safran Launchers Transaction Reaffirms Companies’ Determination to Boost Competitiveness and Ensure Profitability of European Space Launcher Business ESA Approval of Industrial Ariane 6 Proposal Confirms the Relevance of the … Read the full press release

Donghai Airlines of China selects Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) wheels and carbon brakes for its Boeing 737 Next-Generation fleet

Airshow China, 12-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Donghai Airlines of China has selected Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) wheels and carbon brakes for its Boeing 737 Next-Generation fleet. The contract covers 19 airplanes for delivery starting in 2015, including two in-service aircraft to be retrofitted. Traditionally … Read the full press release

Safran and AVIC sign agreement on the creation of common entity in China in the field of turboprop engine for commercial aircraft

Zhuhai, China, 12-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran and AVIC signed today, through their respective companies Snecma and SAIC, a framework agreement on the creation of a common entity in China in the field of turboprop engine for commercial aircraft. The aim of … Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines selects Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) wheels, brakes and MRO services for its fleet of Airbus single aisle aircraft

MRO Europe, Madrid, October 7th, 2014 PARIS, 8-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — American ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, one of the fastest growing airlines in the industry, has chosen Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) wheels, brakes and MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) services for … Read the full press release

Snecma (Safran) signed agreement with AFI KLM E&M to carry out LEAP engine development tests

MRO places engine test cell at engine manufacturer’s exclusive disposal. Paris, Amstelveen, 8-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Snecma (Safran), which is developing the LEAP engine with GE through their 50/50 joint company CFM International, has signed an agreement with AFI KLM E&M … Read the full press release

Safran: Richard Nevill appointed Vice President of Aircelle’s Customer Services Division

Le Havre, France, 9-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Richard Nevill has been appointed the Vice President of Aircelle’s Customer Services Division, effective September 1. Nevill brings proven expertise in customer support and services, gaining his experience during a 30-year aerospace industry career. … Read the full press release

Safran filed the French version of its 2014 Half- Year Financial Report with Autorité des marchés financiers – AMF

Paris, 12-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) has filed the French version of its 2014 Half- Year Financial Report (Rapport Financier Semestriel) with the French financial markets authority (Autorité des marchés financiers – AMF). The 2014 Half-Year Financial Report … Read the full press release

Safran earned “Responsible Supplier Relations” label from the attribution committee of Médiation Inter-Entreprises

Paris, 04-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The attribution committee of Médiation Inter-Entreprises, the business mediation unit of the French industry ministry, today issued its “Responsible Supplier Relations” label to Safran, concerning aircraft engine production purchasing by Group company Snecma. The award of this certificate … Read the full press release

Safran’s security business Morpho Detection announced its Itemiser® DX explosives trace detectors surpassed 5,000 units shipped worldwide

Lightweight desktop systems deployed to detect explosives and narcotics at secure locations WILMINGTON, Mass., 04-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced it has surpassed 5,000 desktop Itemiser® DX explosives trace detectors (ETD) shipped worldwide. A … Read the full press release

Safran and General Electric Company (GE) mark the 40th anniversary since they formed CFM International in 1974

• Companies originally began working together in 1968 • More than 36,000 engines sold to date WASHINGTON, DC, 18-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — During a special ceremony at the US Chamber of Commerce today (11 February 2014), Safran and General Electric Company (GE) marked the … Read the full press release

Sagem awarded contract from French defense procurement agency DGA for Sperwer drones to be deployed by French army

Paris, France, 16-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sagem (Safran) recorded a new order at the end of December 2013 from French defense procurement agency DGA for five additional Sperwer tactical drones (including two on option), to be deployed by the French army. These … Read the full press release

Morpho (Safran) selected to provide innovative Near Field Communication (NFC) service to Bank SinoPac in Taïwan

Taïwan, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Morpho (Safran), a leading supplier of Near Field Communication (NFC) services, products and platforms, has been selected to provide an innovative NFC service to Bank SinoPac in Taïwan on August 19, 2013. VIP customers of Bank SinoPac … Read the full press release

Safran’s Morpho to deliver high-speed CTX 9800 DSi™ explosives detection systems (EDS) to screen hold baggage at Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport in Nice, France

High-speed explosives detection systems to enhance passenger checked baggage screening capabilities  Paris, France, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, Inc., today announced that Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport in Nice, France has purchased four high-speed CTX 9800 … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce confirmed it sold its 50% shareholding in RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Safran’s Turbomeca

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce today confirms that it has completed the sale of its 50 per cent shareholding and interest in the RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Turbomeca (a Safran company), for which it has received a cash consideration of €293 million. … Read the full press release

Four PPS®1350-G plasma thrusters from Snecma on the Alphasat satellite now in operation

Courcouronnes, 21-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Snecma (Safran) annonce la mise en service de ses quatre propulseurs plasmiques PPS®1350-G sur le satellite lancé par Ariane 5 le 25 juillet dernier pour l’opérateur Inmarsat. Cette mise en route s’est effectuée par étapes successives du 9 … Read the full press release

FBI’s Next Generation Identification system integrated by Lockheed Martin incorporates Morpho’s latest algorithms to process and match latent finger and palm prints

Alexandria, Va., 18-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) system improvements that became operational in May include a threefold increase in latent fingerprint search accuracy and create the first nationwide palm print identification system thanks to biometric technology developed by Morpho … Read the full press release