Safran welcomes U.S. officials during the Paris Air Show
Key U.S. government officials and representatives had a first-hand look at the latest aerospace innovations displayed on Safran’s exhibit stand.
The Paris Air Show – which is the world’s largest aerospace event – took place in June at Le Bourget Airport. During this week-long event, Safran showcased its entire range of aerospace and defense capabilities at its booth, along with current and future innovations that were highlighted at the dedicated Paris Air Lab site and job opportunities in the "Careers Plane" recruitment hall.
The main themes for Safran during this year's edition of the Paris Air Show were decarbonization, sovereignty, comfort on board, and digital innovation.
This year’s show also was an opportunity to highlight the capabilities of the recently-acquired Safran Trusted 4D (formerly Orolia) – a company recognized globally for its Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) and related activities, technologies and equipment – which has subsidiaries in Iowa and New York.
Bringing together customers and delegations from all over the world, the Paris Air Show once again served as a strategic platform to spotlight the Safran group’s extensive range of aerospace and defense products and solutions.
As a major supplier to the U.S. aerospace and defense industry, Safran understands the importance of showcasing the Group's capabilities to local, state, and federal government officials. Therefore, the Safran USA team utilized the Paris Air Show as an opportunity to invite key U.S. government officials to experience the Group's aerospace and defense solutions.
Safran Trusted 4D CEO Joseph Bogosian hosted Senator Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire, where Safran employs 420 people at Optics 1 and Safran Aerospace Composites. Safran USA President & CEO Peter Lengyel met with a large number of policy makers, to include West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, Washington State Congressman Rick Larsen, Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp, Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Núñez, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, and South Carolina Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III. In addition, meetings were held with representatives from Arizona, Kansas, Mississippi and Ohio. The Paris Air Show was also an opportunity to engage Andrew P. Hunter, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and Bob Pearce, Associate Administrator Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) at NASA.
As the Group continues to expand in the United States, this is part of a larger effort to promote Safran as a trusted partner committed to growing jobs and economic vitality across the country.
Safran USA by the numbers:
- 8,000 employees
- 24 states
- 50 years of committed operations