27 February 2015

A350 wiring made by women in Morocco.

Labinal Power Systems Morocco  (subsidiary of the Safran Group) has celebrated the 10th anniversary of its site at Aïn Atiq in Temara with an annual growth of 30% and 1.300 employees.

Safran CEO Jean Paul Herteman visited the Aïn Atiq site that currently is one of the most important factories for aeronautical wiring-manufacturing in the world.

"The social climate that prevails and energy that emanates leave me speechless," said Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of industry who took part in the ceremony.

Labinal Morocco has successively hosted the transfers of production of wiring systems and electrical furniture of the Airbus programs like A320, the A330 and the A400M, which had been originally developed in France.

The A350 wiring have been the first electric wiring system workpackage that has been industrialized in Labinal Morocco. Patrick Gaillard, Managing Director of Labinal-Morocco, noted that “the A350  wiring have been manufactured in Morocco with Moroccan managers and staff.”

“Morocco is our 4th country in the world after France, United States and Mexico” said Jean-Paul Herteman, Safran CEO. “Our growth targets for Morocco site are of around 5% every year. We will  open a new plant in Casablanca in the coming weeks, specializing in brain mechanisms for flight control, which is something highly technological.”

“We are also investing in the training because our requirements of employees are important. We are very pleased with the quality of our employees both engineers and operators.”

The site employs 1.300 people, including 91% women, more than half are graduates of higher education.

Based on the article “Labinal power systems monte la cadence” published in Les Eco

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