Latécoère, through its Interconnection Systems branch - No. 2 worldwide in onboard wiring - today announces that it has been selected by Airbus Helicopters for “design and build” services relating to the development, integration and maintenance of test benches for all Airbus Helicopters programs.
After winning the contract for test bench maintenance at the Airbus facility in Toulouse in late 2016, this new agreement, signed for a two-year renewable term, will enable the Interconnection Systems branch to build on its “Systems Test Bench” expertise within the Airbus Group.
Already contracted for the supply of Cockpit Control Panels for the H175 range, this agreement strengthens Latécoère's role within Airbus Helicopters.
Latécoère is a tier 1 partner to major international aircraft manufacturers (Airbus, Embraer, Dassault, Boeing and Bombardier), in all segments of the aeronautical market (commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft), specializing in two fields:
- Aerostructures Industrial (61% of total revenue): fuselage sections and doors.
- Interconnection Systems (39% of total revenue): onboard wiring, electrical harnesses and avionics bays.
At 31 December 2017, Latécoère employed 4,451 people in 10 different countries.
Latécoère, a French corporation (Société Anonyme) with capital of €188,789,804 divided into 94,394,902 shares with a par value of €2 per share, is listed on Euronext Paris - Compartment B. ISIN codes: FR0000032278 - Reuters: LAEP.PA - Bloomberg: LAT.FP
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