Press release
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tods Aerospace Wins Safran Seats GB First Class Suite Work Statement


YEOVIL, UK, 19 February, 2019 – Tods Aerospace, a Unitech Aerospace company and leader in advanced composite materials technologies, announced today that it was successful in obtaining a new statement of work to design and manufacture the composite structures for a new “Upper First Class” suite for Safran Seats GB, based in Cwmbran, Wales. 

“We are pleased to support Safran and their luxurious and cutting-edge first class suites,” said Rob Ludford, Vice President and Managing Director of Tods Aerospace. “Our unique ability to support Safran’s design for manufacture process and our expertise in composites enabled us to secure this prestigious statement of work.”

A technical team from Tods Aerospace will be embdedded with the Safran team and will advise on the configuration, engineering and materials selection. The design process is scheduled to begin in late 2018 with tooling to be produced in 2019 and manufacture commencing in 2020.  A total of 21 shipsets will be produced with the current programme of work scheduled to complete in 2024

About Tods Aerospace 

Tods Aerospace specializes in advanced composite materials technology for aerospace applications. The Yeovil, UK based team enhances the performance of vital defence systems, aircraft interiors and air transport equipment worldwide through design, engineering and manufacturing. Tods Aerospace is a Unitech Aerospace Company.

About Unitech Aerospace 

Unitech Aerospace provides the aerospace, marine, medical, defense, nuclear and rail industries with composite and metallic structures and components that meet demanding and complex requirements. The company’s growing global footprint is currently comprised of strategically located sites providing local and immediate support to customers. Integrated solutions range from early stage design, rate production, to full-term sustainment making Unitech Aerospace the industry’s trusted lifecycle partner.