The Sabca Group conducts operations from the three Belgian regions (Brussels Capital Region, Charleroi in Wallonia, and Lummen in Flanders), as well as from Casablanca, Morocco. Today, Sabca benefits from a large palette of expertise, built over its 100 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, maintaining, and upgrading large and complex elements for aircraft and space launchers. Its customers and partners belong to the elite of the aerospace industry. Sabca offers a full range of services to the civil, space and military aviation markets and recently expanded into the commercial Unmanned Autonomous Systems market as an integrator of aerospace-grade solutions for the industry. For more information: www.sabca.com
Sabca is a part of Blueberry, a unique industrial ecosystem in the Belgian aerospace industry which is owned by Sabena Aerospace (holding company) and by the Société Fédérale de Participations et d’Investissements (SFPI/FPIM). Through its subsidiaries, Blueberry is active in the design, development and manufacture of aviation and aerospace equipment, offers maintenance services for aircraft and brings solutions to drive the sustainable development of the industry as a whole. In doing so, the group addresses its customers business needs from end-to-end.
The group has four sites (Zaventem, Haren, Gosselies and Lummen), is active in more than 10 countries around the globe and has more than 1200 employees in Belgium and abroad and a cumulated turnover of 250M€. For more information: www.blueberrygroup.be
Development of Additive Manufacturing processes for thermoplastics with short fibres
Design and production of Airbus A350 Flap Track Fairings: aeroshape covers for the mechanisms of the flap deployment mechanisms on the wing of the A350. Thermoset carbon fabric in a honeycomb configuration with metal reinforcements. Challenge: to automate the production proces that is currently highly manual.
Developing new processes for aerospace applications
Automation of processes to reduce cost and improve quality
Infusion technologies for large parts