9 July 2019 News

Latécoère invests in IFE monitors with the acquisition of a part of US-based Aircraft Cabin Systems

Toulouse, 9 July 2019 – Latécoère announces the signing of a contract to acquire the monitor business of Aircraft Cabin Systems (ACS), based in Washington State, USA.

Created in 1999, ACS is a major monitor supplier for the aeronautics sector. The Group holds more than 100 certifications on products dedicated to IFE (In-flight Entertainment). Its monitors, ranging from 6 to 80 inches, are tailor-made and include high-tech features (HD, 4K, all types of connectivity, etc.). They are produced in small series for a wide number of aircraft, including business jets as well as Airbus and Boeing programs.

This transaction allows Latécoère’s Interconnection Systems division to expand its existing range of video systems with high-quality products and to offer its customers the systems entire value chain, from the camera to the passenger or cockpit screen.

The transaction, subject to customary approvals, is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019.