Over 40 French aerospace firms at Singapore Airshow 2018 [fr]
France will have one of the largest international presence at the Singapore Airshow 2018 from 6th to 11th February with over 40 French aerospace firms presenting their know-how at GIFAS’s France Pavilion.
The French Aerospace Industries Association (GIFAS) is bringing 40 French companies at the Singapore Airshow 2018. French aerospace companies include prime contractors, OEMs and SMEs.
This large presence of the French aerospace industry showcases the strong ties between Singapore and France, highlighted during the France-Singapore Year of Innovation. The joint Innovation Year is an opportunity to promote cooperation between our two countries in priority sectors including aeronautics, defence and space.
On Thursday 8th February, GIFAS and the Association of Aerospace Industries of Singapore (AAIS) will hold the "Emerging Technologies and Innovation Business Forum", an event part of the France-Singapore Innovation Year. This forum will focus on Industry 4.0 with digitalization driving greater efficiency in the areas of data management and security, robotics, industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence, and its applicability in the various sectors of MRO/Manufacturing.
GIFAS’ company members aim at long-term cooperation with Singapore. More than 2,000 employees work in French aerospace groups subsidiaries, accounting for 10% of aerospace jobs in Singapore. The city-state has established itself as a leading industrial hub and has become the leading Maintenance Repair & Overhaul centre in Asia. The French aerospace industry is positioned as a privileged partner of the country with a common priority: innovation.
Meet the following French companies at the GIFAS pavilion (E09): AAA Dornier, ABC, Aerometals, Air France Industries KLM, Air Liquide, Alkan, Alsim, Aquarese by Flow, Axon’Cable, Bolloré Logistics, Céfival, CNES, Dedienne Aerospace, GMI Aéro, HGH, Hutchinson, Jacques Dubois, Kermap, Lacroix, Nexeya, Nyco, Orolia, PSD, Sabena technics, Safran, Saft, Socomore, Sophia Conseil, Spring Technologies, Techman-Head, Trescal, WIM MS, Zodiac Aerospace. Airbus, ATR, CFM, Dassault Falcon Jet, MBDA and Thales will exhibit on their on the booth.
The French aerospace, defence and space industries revenues reached €60.4b (approx. S$99,1b) in 2016. 86% of the consolidated turnover has been generated by exports. GIFAS is a real showcase of the French aerospace expertise, working hand in hand with its 391 members. GIFAS organizes Paris Air Show, the biggest aerospace event in the world.