Strata delivers first A350 – 1000 products, as part of its long-term partnership with Saab
Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing company, wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company, announced today that it has delivered its first shipset of A350 – 1000 Flap Support Fairings (FSFs), from its contract with Saab, to Airbus.
The first shipset was delivered through Saab business unit Saab Aerostructures to Airbus, following the Strata- Saab announcement made in June last year during the Paris airshow, further demonstrating Strata’s capabilities in the composite manufacturing industry.
Badr Al Olama, CEO of Strata, said, “The delivery of the latest shipsets reinforces our commitment to developing a manufacturing hub in Abu Dhabi for the global aerospace industry. We are proud to work in collaboration with our strategic partners to deliver high quality products to Airbus. The ongoing strengthening of our global partnership ecosystem continues to demonstrate the growing role of Strata as a reliable supplier in the aerospace supply chain.”
“In line with Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 to build a sustainable knowledge-based economy, we are committed to the development of talented nationals in the aerospace industry. We seek to empower our employees through a robust training and development program to ensure that Strata develops a globally-competitive Emirati workforce for the aerospace industry,” he added.
“With the first delivery of the A350-1000 Flap Support Fairings, our cooperation reached a very important milestone. We are pleased to have Strata as a partner to Saab on this work package and they have proven their good capabilities and skilled workforce with this achievement. This is however only the first delivery in many to come and we look forward to continue this cooperation on the A350-1000 program”. says Lars Jensen, Vice President and Managing Director of Saab Aerostructures
Strata has emerged as a core economic pillar supporting the national ambition to establish Abu Dhabi as a global aerospace hub. In recent years, the company, has expanded its portfolio of products and capabilities to drive its competitive position and the development of its global value chain to serve the worldwide aerospace community.