Premium AEROTEC

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Premium AEROTEC GmbH
Type GmbH
Industry Aerospace
Revenue €1.5 billion in 2012[1]
Owners Airbus Group
Employees Over 6000[2]
Premium AEROTEC factory in Nordenham
Aerial view of Premium Aerotec in Nordenham (May 2012)

Premium AEROTEC is an aerospace manufacturing business, headquartered in Augsburg in Germany. It is a subsidiary of Airbus Group.

History[edit]

Premium AEROTEC started as a division of EADS;[3] it was spun off as a wholly owned subsidiary in September 2008.[4]

Aerotec has factories in:

The Varel, Nordenham, and Laupheim sites were former Airbus factories; the Augsburg site belonged to EADS Military Air Systems.

Products[edit]

Premium AEROTEC is a tier-one supplier to Airbus; it produces metal components for all Airbus airliners[2] and also award-winning titanium parts for the Airbus A400M[8]

Large composite parts are also made:[3]

Other customers are being actively sought;[13] Premium Aerotec is positioning itself as a Tier One supplier.[14]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premium AEROTEC extends restructuring of the company". Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  2. ^ a b "Premium AEROTEC commences aircraft component production in Romania". EADS. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Premium AEROTEC picks FiberSIM for aerospace design work". Composites World. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  4. ^ "Article: EADS and Airbus spin off three factories". AccessMyLibrary. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  5. ^ "Premium AEROTEC GmbH - Aerostructures for the Future". SAE. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  6. ^ "ThyssenKrupp: 10-year contract with EADS subsidiary Premium AEROTEC". ASDNews. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  7. ^ "EADS to expand to Romania". Airline Post. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  8. ^ "Unique titanium component for A400M received an award". Airframer. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  9. ^ "Premium AEROTEC makes first 3/2b Eurofighter fuselage section in Varel". EADS. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  10. ^ "Fuselage". Premium AEROTEC. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  11. ^ "ILA: Aerotec on course to meet A350 XWB targets". Flight Global. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  12. ^ "Biggest A350 XWB carbon fuselage panel manufactured". Airframer. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  13. ^ a b "PARIS AIR SHOW: Composite spin-off targets new customers". Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  14. ^ Flottau, Jens (2009). "New EADS subsidiary Premium Aerotec works to become independent Tier 1 aerospace supplier". AVIATION WEEK AND SPACE TECHNOLOGY.