Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW), competence centre for Airbus Aircraft Conversion (P2F) and for lightweight components, has signed a supplier contract with Euro-Composites S.A (EC), amounting to more than 80 million US Dollar.
This has secured EFW’s supply for honeycomb products from EC as a long-term partner and supplier. EFW uses this material in the production of its lightweight aerospace products, for example floor panels, which are used in all Airbus aircraft, numbering more than 12,000. In addition, EFW also produces cargo lining and interior for the aerospace market as well as products for the transportation market at its production sites in Dresden and Kodersdorf.
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Due to modern engineering and technologies, Euro-Composites ensures the foundation for EFW’s top quality and excellent delivery performance. Jointly coordinated safety stocks and the efficient use of high-tech material form the basis for a stable supply chain for major customers such as Airbus, Diehl and, of course, EFW’s freighter conversion operations.
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“We are very pleased to take another step in our long-standing, close cooperation with Euro-Composites with this contract signing,” Jordi Boto, CEO EFW, said. “Longstanding cooperation based on trust pays off especially in turbulent times like today, where quality, delivery availability and cost efficiency are important elements of success. In addition, the cooperation also strengthens our joint innovation activities on honeycomb technologies for the aerospace industry.”
“I am honoured that Elbe Flugzeugwerke, a traditional, major customer of Euro-Composite, has placed a long-term order with us,” R.M. Alter, President, Chairman & CEO EC, said. “The order of over $80 million for the supply of honeycomb products for EFW’s aerospace operations is by far the largest order we have received in our company’s history of serving the aerospace industry for over three decades now.”