Dallas, Texas, USA – April 3, 2012 - The Safran group is a major participant at Aviation Week’s MRO Americas 2012, the world’s largest maintenance event dedicated to leaders in the civil aviation and defense MRO industry, taking place April 2-5 in Dallas, Texas.
Safran major aerospace subsidiaries are grouped on a single stand (booth 412) showcasing the Group’s expertise in repair, maintenance and overhaul of aircraft and helicopter engines, (commercial and military), auxiliary power units, landing gear, wheels and braking systems, nacelles / thrust reversers and systems, wiring and distribution panels, ventilation systems, power transmission, avionics, flight controls, test cell design and manufacturing. The Group holds #1 worldwide market positions in commercial aircraft engines, helicopter engines, landing gear, brakes and electrical wiring.
Safran has a strong presence in Texas with eight of its 31 US companies located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
“Safran offers a complete range of products and services for civil aviation ranging from business jets to commercial medium & long-haul airliners and military aircraft for a broad range of customers,” said Peter Lengyel, President and CEO of Safran USA. “As a service provider to all the major and regional airlines, Safran is continuously looking to optimize its operations and grow its services network to best serve the U.S. market.”
Safran is looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Safran Group’s exhibit booth. For media interviews, please contact Michelle Lyle from Safran USA.
Safran USA, Inc, is a wholly- owned subsidiary of the Safran group, a global leader in aerospace, defense and security. The Group US industrial footprint comprises 31 companies and joint ventures, which bring together the resources of over 6,500 employees across 58 locations in 22 states. Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defense and Security. Operating worldwide, the Safran group has nearly 60,000 employees and generated sales of 16.3 billion dollars in 2011. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. The Group invests heavily in Research & Development to meet the requirements of changing markets, including expenditures of 1.8 billion dollars in 2011. Safran is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and its share is part of the CAC Large 60 index.