Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: aerospace, defence and security. Operating worldwide, the Group has nearly 62,500 employees and generated sales of 13.6 billion euros in 2012.
Through this global presence Safran builds industrial and commercial relations with the world’s leading prime contractors and operators, while delivering fast, local service to customers around the world. Comprising a number of companies, the Safran group holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its core markets.
Engines and equipment for air and space
Safran develops, produces and markets engines and propulsion systems for civil and military airplanes and helicopters, ballistic missiles, launch vehicles and satellites. It also provides a wide range of systems and equipment for civil and military airplanes and helicopters.
Operating in the optronic, inertial guidance, electronics and safety-critical software markets, Safran offers today’s armed forces a complete range of optronic, navigation and optical systems and equipment for use in the air, on land and at sea.
A global player in security solutions
Safran offers state-of-the-art solutions to meet the evolving security requirements of individuals, businesses and governments, based on multibiometric technologies, smart cards and secure identification and travel documents.
SAFRAN AT A GLANCE (2012)
Nearly 62,500 employees worldwide
€ 13,560 million in sales
€1.6 billion in R&D expenditures
No. 1 worldwide in engines for mainline commercial jets (partnership with General Electric)
No. 1 worldwide in landing gear, wheels and carbon brakes
No. 1 worldwide in helicopter flight controls
No. 1 worldwide in multi-biometric technology
No. 1 worldwide in aircraft wiring
The Safran group is led by Safran SA, a French-registered company with a board of directors, headquartered in Paris. Safran is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, and its share is part of the CAC 40.More
The Safran group, focused on strategic sectors as aerospace, defense and security, is organized within three branches, corresponding to its three core businessesMore
2012 KEY FIGURESMore
Société Anonyme with a Board od directors. Share capital: 83.405.917 euros
562082909 RCS Paris
2, boulevard du Général Martial Valin
75724 Paris Cedex 15
- 2013.05.22 | Management appointments at Safran
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- 2013.04.23 | Safran enters into a definitive agreement for the purchase of the Rolls-Royce share of the joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme
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