The manufacturer of airplanes, Latecoere, has been established in Toulouse (France) in year 2017. The company was well known for its hydro-airplanes. Today it provides an employment to 4451 individuals and has a turn-over of 652 million euro. Latecoere manufactures components from airplanes, mainly from Airbus (A350, A380, A400M), but also from Boeing and Embraer (electric cabinets, doors).
Latecoere invests 15 million euro in a new manufacturing plant for parts of airplanes (doors..) in Plovdiv (Bulgaria). Within the next two years a 9000 m2 hall will be constructed, to provide a job to 150 individuals.
Source: latecoere.aero March 2018
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