December 04th, 2012
Presents variety of high-performance materials and expands capacity at Lindau plant
Toulouse, France – December 4, 2012 – The Process Systems division of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL), a manufacturer of polymeric compounds for use in aerospace applications, presents the availability of its full range of customized solutions for aircraft interiors at AEROMART in Toulouse, France. As the aerospace manufacturers are challenged to meet a high volume of aircraft orders while consolidating their supplier base, Saint-Gobain’s team of experts is dedicated to presenting a wide variety of innovative solutions that meet their evolving needs.
“Today’s aerospace manufacturers are constantly required to reduce operational costs while still providing safe, technologically advanced and fuel-efficient aircraft,” said Damien Canac, Sales Manager EMEA, Process Systems Division at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics. “More than ever, they need highly reliable and forward-looking partners to enable them to gain the competitive edge.”
To meet these demands, Saint-Gobain offers solutions for manufacturing aircraft interiors. These include high-performance silicone sealing technologies for applications in galleys, cabin baggage bins, toilets, emergency exits, dampening plates and seals for furnishings as well as window and cockpit gaskets. Seals can be hand-fabricated, automatically molded, reinforced or bonded to metallic components depending on the needs of the customer. Interior solutions come available in a wide range of color options and customization to meet customer needs for an increasingly diverse palette.
Saint-Gobain also offers fabrics and proprietary coatings to prevent the penetration of water, air or light. Complex parts, such as composite solutions for material reinforcement are customizable and designed to withstand extreme environmental conditions. Surface solutions for belly fairings, trim seals, rudder seals, pylons, flaps and flap track fairings are also available. All solutions fulfill the highest manufacturing standards and adhere to recent environmental legislation.
Additionally, customers can leverage Saint-Gobain’s advanced expertise in fluoropolymers to design composite products that offer cost-efficient and scalable solutions for parts manufacturing.
To meet growing demand for parts manufacturing and end-use solutions, Saint-Gobain has expanded capacity at its facility in Lindau, Germany, replacing some equipment and investing in new, state-of-the-art technologies that allow the company to continually meet the ever-changing needs of aerospace manufacturers.
To learn more about Saint-Gobain’s solutions for aerospace applications please contact:
Worldwide Marketing Director for the Process Systems division of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
About Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) is a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain Corporation, one of the top 100 industrial companies in the world and a leading producer of construction products, flat glass, high-performance materials and packaging. The Process Systems division of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics produces solutions for the aerospace, chemical and food & beverage industries.