25 February 2014
25 February 2014
Both companies have just signed a strategic agreement to position themselves within the top ranking companies in the US within the non-destructive testing area.
Thanks to this alliance, both companies say they will be able provide their technology and products worldwide, but especially in North America
By virtue of this agreement, both companies will establish various joint work lines mainly based on the exchange of skills. To achieve this goal, Marietta NDT will have access to Tecnatom`s technology and Tecnatom will be able to increase its product portfolio thanks to the North American company. Thus, the two companies will be able to enhance their leadership in the non-destructive testing sector, assure their respective positions and boost their services in the aerospace industry worldwide.
“For Tecnatom, a company which has been working in the aerospace industry for over ten years, this agreement is a decisive milestone within its strategy to increase its presence and activity in the North American aerospace market, where it already works for Boeing and Spirit, and it also shows its soundness and credibility”, states Javier Guerra, Tecnatom’s General Director. “Opportunities of powerful synergies are derived from this collaboration. We have our own state-of-the-art technology to perform ultrasonic inspection of aerospace parts during manufacturing processes and Marietta NDT, thanks to its products, will let us improve our market share in the United States”, he adds.
Tecnatom state it has taken another step towards its internationalisation plans, where its aerospace business encompasses 14 countries and external sales represent 85% of the aerospace turnover. Among Tecnatom’s customers there are major aerospace manufacturers such as Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, UAC Comac and KAI. The company also provides inspection systems to tier one suppliers such as Spirit, Daher, Aernnova, Aciturri and Alestis as well as ITP or tech centres like Tecnocampus EMC2 in Nantes.
Photo provided by Tecnatom.
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