Tag Archives: aerospace

Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory

After France and Canada, Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory. The Digital Factory will deliver innovative digital solutions to Thales customers in the region in a collaborative way. Whenever appropriate, those products will then be … Read the full press release

Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin: We have delivered and even exceeded all our March 2016 ambitions

PARIS, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran has delivered and even exceeded its March 2016 ambitions. Ideally positioned to capture growth from Aerospace & Defense markets thanks to leading Tier 1 positions. Strengthen market leadership by: Reinforcing its key leading positions as … Read the full press release

Airbus: astronaut assistant, CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN) passed its first tests in space with flying colours

Small talk with Alexander Gerst on board the ISS makes aerospace history FRIEDRICHSHAFEN/ BREMEN, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The astronaut assistant, CIMON* (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN), developed and built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), has passed its first … Read the full press release

Safran bolsters its investments in ceramic matrix composites with the opening of Safran Ceramics research center

Safran Ceramics, a research center for ceramic matrix composites (CMC) located in the heart of Bordeaux Aeroparc, was inaugurated today in a ceremony attended by Alain Rousset, President of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of southwest France, and Stéphane Cueille, Senior … Read the full press release

Safran and Zodiac Aerospace sign an agreement for the merger of Zodiac Aerospace into Safran

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN THE UNITES STATES OF AMERICA PARIS, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran (Euronext Paris : SAF) and Zodiac Aerospace today signed an agreement for the merger of Zodiac Aerospace into Safran, as announced on June 1, … Read the full press release

New Department of Aerospace, Aeronautics and Geodesy established at the Technical University of Munich

MUNICH, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In response to epoch-making developments in aviation and space flight, the Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder announced the establishment of a new engineering department at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in his government statement … Read the full press release

Leonardo creates new model for its supply-chain to drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector

The LEAP2020 programme (Leonardo Empowering Advanced Partnership 2020) is a new model for Leonardo’s supply-chain which will drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector. Visible results in scale and quality are expected in the short and long term  … Read the full press release

Safran: contemplated merger of Zodiac Aerospace and Safran expected to be completed before the end of 2018

PARIS, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Governing bodies of Safran and Zodiac Aerospace and the employee representatives at the two companies were informed of an envisaged merger of the entities via the absorption of Zodiac Aerospace by Safran. The contemplated merger is … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to sell L’Orange to Woodward Inc for enterprise value of €700 million

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell L’Orange, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, to Woodward Inc., for an enterprise value of €700 million (£610 million). Woodward … Read the full press release

Graz University of Technology, voestalpine, Fuchshofer Präzisionstechnik, TCM International, and Diamond Aircraft Industries establish endowed chair for aerospace research in Austria

LINZ, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With an average annual growth of over three percent globally, the aerospace sector is taking off. In order to take advantage of this potential, an endowed chair has been established at the Graz University of Technology … Read the full press release

GKN plc rejects unsolicited acquisition proposal from Melrose Industries PLC: terms fundamentally undervalue the Company and its prospects

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Roland Berger: aerospace and defense sector executives believe digitization is already affecting the industry heavily

Digitization will impact the sector heavily in the next five years but just 5 percent of players are aware of the potential risks to their business model Top 3 on the CEO agenda: Manufacturing, product strategy and supply chain management … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announced it completed Globe Wireless acquisition

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that it had completed regulatory and other approvals in relation to its US$45 million purchase of Globe Wireless, the Florida-based leading provider of value-added … Read the full press release

Selex ES to exhibit efficient and sustainable intelligence-led airport solutions at Inter Airport Europe 2013

Munich , Germany, 08-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. With systems installed in more than 150 … Read the full press release

32,169 visitors attended Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2013 surpassing all previous records

30-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — An impressive 32,169 visitors attended Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2013, a rise of 13 per cent on the previous record in 2011. The exhibition featured 1,489 exhibitors, representing 54 countries, and included 40 international pavilions. … Read the full press release

Aerospace materials and logistics provider ThyssenKrupp Aerospace moved to new building near Marseille, France

21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Aerospace materials and logistics provider ThyssenKrupp Aerospace has moved to a new building at Vitrolles near Marseille, mainly dedicated to supporting a major customer in the area. During the official inauguration event on June 11nd, ThyssenKrupp … Read the full press release

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace inaugurates its first facility in Africa at Aerospace Park Mghira, Tunisia

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ThyssenKrupp Aerospace continues to expand its business. In Tunisia, the German technology group ThyssenKrupp’s aerospace materials and services provider recently opened its first facility on the African continent. The newly constructed site at Aerospace Park Mghira commenced … Read the full press release

Safran opened its new “Paul-Louis Weiller” building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, south of Paris

Paris, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — André Santini, former French minister, and currently Deputy and Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, and Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, today inaugurated Safran’s new building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, just south of Paris. It is named after one of … Read the full press release

International Airport In Khujand, Tajikistan received $3m from EBRD to modernise its runway and control equipment

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tajikistan is often referred to as “remote” by the outside world, but with continuing EBRD investment in its infrastructure it is becoming more accessible. The international airport in Khujand, the country’s second-largest city, will be able to … Read the full press release

HR company Randstad names EADS the most attractive employer to work for in Spain

Madrid, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Human Resource Company Randstad has confirmed that EADS in Spain has an excellent reputation as an employer, ranking the European aerospace and Defence Group as the most attractive company to work for across all business sectors in … Read the full press release

Safran an official partner in the 45th EDHEC Sailing Cup in Brest, France

Paris, 22-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Safran will be an official partner in the 45th EDHEC Sailing Cup, to take place in Brest, France from April 19 to 27, 2013. This is the largest student sports event in Europe, with some 3,000 students … Read the full press release

Helibras selects Safran Engineering Services to integrate the Avionics Systems modernization of Esquilo and Fennec helicopters

Itajuba (Brazil), 19-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Brazilian helicopter manufacturer Helibras, a subsidiary of Eurocopter, has selected Safran Engineering Services as the design authority to supply the installation design and full integration of multiple avionics communication and navigation systems, including a sophisticated new … Read the full press release