Technofan selected by Embraer to provide Ventilation System Package for the E-JETS E2 Program
Everett, April 17 2014
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has selected Technofan Llc. (part of the Technofan Division of Labinal Power Systems - Safran) to supply the Ventilation System Package for the new E-JETS E2 family of regional aircrafts.
Technofan Ventilation System Equipment Package includes:
- The Electronic Bays and Cargo Bay Ventilation Equipments which consist of several fans and temperature sensors,
- The Cabin Recirculation System Equipment which includes fans as well as HEPA air filtration,
- The Filtration Components for the Ventilation System Package will be supplied by Sofrance (Safran).
Technofan also provides ventilation system equipment to Embraer for the ALX Super Tucano, Phenom 100/300, Legacy 450/500, Lineage 1000, ERJ 135/145 and the new KC390 military transport aircraft.
"We are very excited about this latest selection from Embraer. Being selected on a program of this magnitude illustrates the confidence that Embraer has in our company, as well as solidifies our position as a major aerospace ventilation system equipment supplier." stated Rick Freeman, President of Technofan Llc.
Gérald Farrenc, Safran Senior Vice President Brazil Programs, added: "This new selection reinforces the collaboration between Embraer and Safran, widens our partnership to components for the EJets E2 Program, strengthening our working relationship over the long term".
Technofan (Safran) is a major player in the design and manufacture of ventilation equipment and thermal management equipment for commercial and regional aircraft, business jets, helicopters and military aircraft. Technofan SA based out of Toulouse, France is the headquarters for the Technofan Group and specializes in the design and manufacture of large complex ventilation equipment and is the world leader in variable frequency technology. Technofan Llc is based in Everett, WA and focuses on the design and manufacture of small fans and valves. Technofan SA and Technofan Llc constitute the Technofan Division of Labinal Power Systems.
For more information,www.technofan.com.
Labinal Power Systems groups all of Safran's electrical power system businesses for the aviation market, encompassing aircraft electrical systems (generation, distribution, conversion, wiring, load management, ventilation, systems integration and support services), along with engineering services for the aerospace, auto and rail sectors. With 13,800 employees in twelve different countries, Labinal Power Systems is a world leader OEM which is at the heart of the strategy and the research on the more electric aircraft.
For more information, www.labinal-power.com / Follow @LabinalPower on Twitter
Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defense and Security. Operating worldwide, Safran has 66,200 employees and generated sales of 19.5 billion dollars in 2013. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. The Group invests heavily in Research & Development to meet the requirements of changing markets, including expenditures of 2.4 billion dollars in 2013. Safran is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and its share is part of the CAC Large 60 index.
For more information, www.safran-group.com / Follow @SAFRAN on Twitter
Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil's leading exporters. Embraer's headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and security segments. It also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On September 30, 2011, Embraer had a workforce of 17,204 employees – not counting the employees of its partially owned subsidiaries – and its firm order backlog totaled USD 16 billion.
For more information, visit www.embraer.com.
Marie FagesLabinal Power Systems+33 (0)5 34 600 120