Thyssenkrupp Aerospace, which distributes metal alloys for aerospace, says that it will continue to handle the complete aluminum supply chain management for aircraft manufacturer STELIA Aerospace in France and Tunisia.

Thyssenkrupp aerospace will also supply subcontractors of STELIA Aerospace.

‘The extension of the contract with STELIA Aerospace is a major move in our strategic development and shows that Thyssenkrupp Aerospace is an important partner in long-term contracts with the aerospace sector,’ said Hans-Josef Hoß, management board member of the business area materials services.

STELIA Aerospace designs and produces business and first class passenger seats, aerostructure, and pilot seats. It has a turnover of €2 billion and 6,100 employees worldwide. 

This story is adapted from material from Thyssenkrupp Aerospace, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.