Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for Aeronautics, Aerospace, and Defence.
Operating on all continents, the Group has nearly 58,000 employees and logged turnover of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Comprising numerous companies, Safran holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its markets.
To keep pace with its fast-evolving markets, the Group runs Research & Development programmes that represented expenditure of 1.7 billion euros in 2016.
More generally speaking, Safran deploys cutting-edge expertise to develop innovative materials and manufacturing processes designed to enhance product performance, in terms of strength, weight and environmental impact.