Omega Systèmes extends contract with Airbus
Omega Systèmes, a Web Industries company (Marlborough, Mass., U.S.), has signed a three-year contract extension with Airbus covering the manufacture, supply and processing of high-precision composite materials. The contract, in effect immediately and lasting until December 31, 2021, includes material management, cutting services, storage and the delivery of composite parts for major fly and non-fly materials programs. Omega Systèmes is a Tier 1 supplier to Airbus.
The extended contract covers the A320, A330, A350, A400M, ATR and other programs for Airbus Europe entities requiring fly and non-fly materials, including those for the Airbus Defence & Space and Airbus Helicopters divisions.
Omega Systèmes is a precision formatter of flexible thermoplastic composite materials for next-generation aerospace applications and was acquired by Web Industries in January of this year.
According to Kevin Young, vice president of corporate development for Web Industries, the contract extension was awarded based on Omega Systèmes sterling performance during its current contract. Omega Systèmes and Airbus have collaborated for more than 20 years on major aeronautics programs with the supply of fly and non-fly materials.
“Chosen by Airbus following a call for tender, this decision demonstrates our ability to meet Airbus’s technical, commercial, industrial and quality requirements,” Young says.
“Airbus will benefit from the synergies offered by the new entity formed by Omega Systèmes and Web Industries for all ongoing and future aeronautical programs. At the same time, Omega Systèmes will be increasing its production capacities,” adds Jean-Louis Bretin, directeur général at Omega Systems.
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