10/13/2017 Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse Opens New Manufacturing Building at its Campsas Site
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, the Liebherr Group’s center of excellence for air management systems, has added a new building at its site in Campsas near Toulouse. The site specializes in manufacturing mechanical precision parts for air management systems.
The 3,300 m² site extension represents an investment of € 6.5 million and will allow the company to introduce new means of production in order to meet its customers’ requirements based on the increase of aircraft delivery cadences. The site specializes in manufacturing precision aircraft parts such as rotors for turbines and compressors, and high-temperature valve bodies. These are used in on-board air conditioning systems or engine bleed air systems, which are part of the range of products which Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, Liebherr’s center of excellence for air management systems, supplies to aircraft manufacturers all over the world.
The Campsas plant employs 170 staff and will from now on have state-of-the-art production machinery at its disposal – including for 3D printing. The recent investments in production equipment amount to € 3 million. Thanks to these investments, the company will increase its production hours by 10 % in 2017.
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse, center of excellence for on-board air management systems
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS develops, manufactures, distributes and services air management systems for aircraft. The number 1 systems provider among the world leaders, Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse accompanies the projects of its customers, which include airplane and helicopter manufacturers, as well as airlines.
The company employs 1,300 full-time staff at two sites in Toulouse and Campsas (Tarn-et-Garonne), and achieved a revenue of € 526 million in 2016.
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS is part of the Liebherr Group’s Aerospace and Transportation Systems division.
Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry
Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, Toulouse (France), is one of eleven divisional control companies within the Liebherr Group and coordinates all activities in the aerospace and transportation systems sectors.
Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry and has more than five decades of experience in this field. The range of aviation equipment produced by Liebherr for the civil and military sectors includes flight control and actuation systems, landing gear and air management systems as well as gears and gearboxes. These systems are deployed in wide-bodied aircraft, single aisle and regional aircraft, business jets, combat aircraft, military transporters, military training aircraft, civil helicopters and combat helicopters.
Liebherr’s aerospace and transportation systems division employs around 5,400 people. It has four aviation equipment production plants at Lindenberg (Germany), Toulouse (France), Guaratinguetá (Brazil) and Nizhny Novgorod (Russia). These production sites offer a worldwide service with additional customer service centers in Saline, Michigan (USA), Seattle, Washington (USA), Laval (Canada), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Bangalore (India), Singapore and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China).