Fire damages Premium Aerotec facility

Premium Aerotec is a fabricator of composite parts and structures for the aerospace market, primarily for Airbus.

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A fire occurred overnight Dec. 27 at the Premium Aerotec (Augsburg, Germany) facility. Premium Aerotec is a fabricator of composite parts and structures for the aerospace market, primarily for Airbus (Toulouse, France). 

The company estimates at least €10 million ($11.4 million USD) in damage has been caused. The source of the fire is currently under investigation. No employees were in the building at the time of the fire.

According to a report in the Wichita Business Journal, a spokesperson at Airbus indicated that Premium Aerotec plans to transfer work to other locations to avoid supply disruptions.