SAFRAN SA operates as a high-technology company. The company operates in various industrial segments, including aircraft engines, and also supplies aircraft components used on U.S. military platforms, as well as civil aviation customers. It operates in aerospace propulsion, aircraft equipment, and defense and security. Segments Aerospace Propulsion branch The company, within the Aerospace Propulsion branch, designs, develops, produces and markets propulsion systems for commercial aircraft, military transport, training and combat aircraft, rocket engines, civil and military helicopters, tactical missiles and drones. This branch also includes maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activities and the sale of spare parts. Aircraft Equipment branch The company also specializes in mechanical, hydro mechanical and electromechanical equipment, including landing gear, wheels, brakes and associated systems, thrust reversers and nacelles, composite material parts, engine control systems and associated equipment, transmission systems, wiring, electrical connection systems, ventilation systems and hydraulic filters. The branch also includes MRO activities and the sale of spare parts. Defense Security branch The company, within the Defense Security branch, designs, develops, produces and markets Aircraft and Navigation systems (avionics and navigation instruments), Optronic and Air-Land systems and Security systems (secure payment terminals, bankcards, identification and biometrics). Interests in joint ventures CFM International Inc. and CFM International SA: This Joint venture engages in the coordination of the CFM56 engine program with General Electric and marketing. Shannon Engine Support Ltd: This joint venture engages in leasing of CFM56 engines, modules, equipment and tooling to airline companies. Famat: This joint venture engages in the manufacture of large casings sub-contracted by Snecma and General Electric. Europropulsion: This joint venture engages in the research, development, testing and manufacture of solid propergol propulsion systems. ULIS: This joint venture engages in the manufacture of uncooled infrared detectors. SOFRADIR: This joint venture engages in the manufacture of cooled infrared detectors. Significant Events On September 25, 2009, China Aviation Industry Corporation I signed a framework agreement with Safran Group to extend their partnership. Under the agreement, AVIC and Safran plan to establish new production facilities in China and to cooperate on design, production and assembly.
safran sa (SAF:EN Paris)
2, boulevard du Général Martial Valin
Phone: 33 1 40 60 80 80
Fax: 33 1 40 60 81 02www.safran-group.com
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