Products and solutions Jun 11, 2013 4:00 PM
ThyssenKrupp Aerospace launches new facility near Marseille
The new site also hosts the offices of ThyssenKrupp Materials France’s sales agency, which moved in from its previous rooms in downtown Marseille. Parent company ThyssenKrupp Materials International’s CEO Joachim Limberg commented: “For ThyssenKrupp, expanding the materials and services business for the aerospace industry is a project of vast strategic significance. Our cooperation with a well-known customer represents a major and enduring step as an internationally recognized materials services provider.”
On a total of 3.400 square meters, ThyssenKrupp Aerospace will stock various materials like aluminum, titanium, copper, steel etc in bars, plates, sheets, rounds and more. The Vitrolles facility will manage over 20.000 working orders per year, about half of which will be prefabricated in house prior to shipment. ThyssenKrupp Aerospace plans to build a local team of 14 members, some coming in from other plants as well as new employees hired in the Marseille area.