Latécoère Interconnection Systems - No. 2 worldwide in onboard wiring - announces that it has signed a contract with Mitsubishi Aircraft for the development of the Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ).
Mitsubishi Aircraft selected Latécoère Interconnection systems to build on its worldwide recognized expertise in the aerospace industry to support the type certification of the MRJ.
The Latécoère TEAM will work alongside the Mitsubishi Aircraft team throughout design, development, manufacturing and installation of the EWIS as well as assist in the MRJ's certification process.
Mitsubishi Aircraft says: “This partnership is a significant step towards resolution of the MRJ wiring design challenges.”
Yannick Assouad, Chief Executive Officer of Latécoère declares: “This new market perfectly illustrates the strategy of our transformation 2020 plan within the Interconnection Systems division that aims to continue to grow with sustained commercial momentum and to diversify its clients and product base. The full Interconnection Systems team is committed to a long-term partnership with Mitsubishi Aircraft to make this program a real commercial success."
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Latécoère is a tier 1 partner to major international aircraft manufacturers (Airbus, Embraer, Dassault, Boeing and Bombardier), in all segments of the aeronautical market (commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft), specializing in two fields:
- Aerostructures Industrial (65% of total revenue): fuselage sections and doors.
- Interconnexion Systems (35% of total revenue): onboard wiring, electrical harnesses and avionics bays.
At 31 December 2016, Latécoère employed 4,338 people in 8 different countries.
Latécoère, a French corporation (société anonyme) with capital of €188,398,504 divided into 94,199,252 shares with a par value of €2 per share, is listed on Euronext Paris - Compartment B. ISIN codes: FR0000032278 - Reuters: LAEP.PA - Bloomberg: LAT.FP
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