24 January 2011
24 January 2011
Saertex will supply high-performance multi-axial and uni-directional reinforcements, also known as non-crimp fabrics (NCFs), which will be used by Bombardier in the production of major primary structures for its new CSeries and Learjet 85 aircraft.
The volume of orders during the next ten years could exceed 250 million Euros.
Bruno Lammers, Chairman of the Saertex group, is pleased to have been selected by another key player in the aerospace industry: ""The agreements with Bombardier are really something special for Saertex, and we are proud that our commitment to providing high-quality, technical products has been rewarded by Bombardier. Saertex is glad to have been able to offer its innovative materials and manufacturing solutions to Bombardier for their new aircraft, and we are excited to be involved in such major programmes.""
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