The signing ceremony for the “industrial cooperation with Airbus and SNECMA” between China Aviation Supplies Import & Export Co., Ltd. (“China Aviation Supplies Co., Ltd.”) and BLT was held at 3:00pm on February 21st, 2014. Present were Director Wei Haiping and Vice-director Wu Jianlu of Xi'an Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone Material Park, person in charge of purchase in Asia-Pacific region of Safran Group Corporation Christina苏瑞翁, as well as the contracting parties involved.
The Board Chairman of China Aviation Supplies Co., Ltd. Yang Xiaoming and the Board Chairman of BLT Huang Weidong respectively made a speech at the signing ceremony, expressing their willingness to establish a closer, longer and more stable cooperative relationship. Finally, the Deputy General Manager of China Aviation Supplies Co., Ltd. Qin Hongxin entered into a cooperative agreement with BLT General Manager Xue Lei on behalf of the two parties.
The world-famous aviation enterprise Airbus and Snecma have visited BLT for investigation for several times, thinking highly of the technical strength and collaboration competence of the company. Upon recommendation by China Aviation Supplies Holding Company, BLT will provide cooperation in R&D and production of aeronautic components for airliners of Airbus and LEAP engines of Snecma. The successful conclusion of the project will not only expand BLT’s international influence in the industry, enhance the international competitiveness and internationalization, but also indicate that our technical level and product quality have won the recognition among world-leading airplane and engine manufacturers, and lay solid basis for China’s 3D printing industry to go global.
It is understood that, China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (“China Aviation Supplies”) is a central enterprise under the management of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council. China Aviation Supplies enjoys a high reputation and a good brand image in the international aviation market with long and close cooperation with world-famous manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus and Safran. China Aviation Supplies Holding Company facilitated the cooperation between domestic and international aviation manufacturers. For instance, in 2009, XAC and Airbus entered into a cooperation framework agreement on the final assembly of A320 series aircraft wing; in 2013, AECC Xi'an Aero, jointly with China Aviation Supplies Holding Company, won the purchase contract of the low-pressure turbine disk for LEAP-1B engine from Snecma.