Latecoere’s purpose is to serve aerospace with innovative solutions for a sustainable world. As a tier 1 equipment supplier, we support the world’s major aircraft manufacturers along the path to decarbonation. This pioneering spirit has driven Latecoere for more than a century, and today, sustainability and performance guide our research and innovation activities in order to design the aircraft of tomorrow.
Our talents and teams of experts play a key role in this journey to achieve our innovation strategy.
first patent family
▲ On-board optical networks
▲ Next-gen racks and cockpit panel infrastructures
▲ Greener and more efficient EWIS infrastructures
▲ Cameras and smart video equipment
▲ Thermoset and thermoplastic composite solutions: automated fibre placement (AFP), stamping
▲ Door differentiators: equipment, kinematics and mechanisms
▲ Implementation of Smart Factory processes in the context of the France Relance recovery plan
▲ Disruptive automation for routing and harness-forming processes
▲ Innovation pre-industrial and industrial demonstrators
▲ Transformation of assembly and part manufacturing systems
We work with the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, including Airbus and Boeing, to deliver decarbonation and performance for aviation.
We partner industrial, technological and research players to develop and mature state-of-the-art technologies that respond to the challenges of the sector.
We rely on institutional cooperation and sustainable programmes, such as Clean Sky 2, to deploy our R&T roadmap according to the global agenda.
The pioneering spirit has been Latecoere’s trademark for over a century. All year round, the group encourages teams to be bold and ingenious. The All Pioneers Challenge is an annual internal contest dedicated to innovation and transformation initiatives.
Teams from 15 countries around the world take part with very diverse projects focusing on topics such as industrial optimisation, product innovation and personal development. They pave the way to make Latecoere a stronger company. In our group, progress and innovation are everyone’s business!