Around 160 companies and research institutions with more than 7,000 employees generate an annual turnover of about 1.4 billion euros in Saxony’s aerospace technology sector.
The biggest company of the branch in Saxony is the Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW) – a company of the ST Aerospace and Airbus Groups. EFW is an acknowledged expert when it comes to lightweight components for modern Airbus models and, at the same time, also the market leader in freighter conversion.
The supplier landscape, which consists primarily of small and medium sized enterprises, is a reliable partner of the big aircraft manufacturers and participates in major international projects such as the A350 program.
- Freighter conversion
- Aircraft maintenance
- Lightweight construction, materials technology
- Electronics, testing and sensor technology
- Systems for water supply and wastewater disposal
- Fluid mechanics
- Production technologies, tool making