Safran and Toray intend to reinforce their collaboration to meet the challenges of a growing aviation market, creating advanced yet competitive technologies and offering environmental protective solutions. World leader of high performance carbon fiber and composite materials, Toray will support international leader Safran with the whole variety of innovative materials and newest technologies developed by the group.
Safran Vice President, Materials Purchasing, Thierry Viguier, stated that “Safran undergoes a long time relationship with historical supplier Toray. We now intend to take full and direct benefits of Toray capability to develop high performances composite materials. It was thus time to formalize a way of innovative collaboration through a Long Term Agreement.”
Toray Senior Vice President, General Manager of Torayca and Composites Division Yasuo Suga, commented that “Safran is our strategic customer in expanding global business, and we have a long history of material supply. We are extremely pleased to be able to enhance our partnership by providing our latest materials and technologies to Safran. ”