Daher receives AWARD OF THE YEAR 2014 for best supplier on the Mitsubishi MRJ program

DAHER-SOCATA, the Aerospace & Defence division of DAHER, has just received the Award of the Year 2014 for best supplier from Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, for its involvement in the brand new Mitsubishi MRJ aircraft program.

DAHER-SOCATA remporte l’AWARD OF THE YEAR 2014

Paris, France, December 18th, 2014 – DAHER-SOCATA, the Aerospace & Defence division of DAHER, has just received the Award of the Year 2014 for best supplier from Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, the subsidiary of the Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), for its involvement in the brand new Mitsubishi MRJ aircraft program. The regional twin-engine jet was rolled out for the first time on October 18, 2014 at Nagoya in Japan and is scheduled to make its first flight 2Q, 2015.

Operational excellence duly rewarded
The award ceremony was held on Thursday December 4 in Nagoya, Japan, in the presence of Shigeru Nagatomi, Senior Vice President for Procurement of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation.
“DAHER-SOCATA is proud to have won this Award which is recognition of our teams’ constant quest to achieve operational excellence and in particular the delivery of all parts right on schedule” said Stephane Mayer, President & CEO of DAHER-SOCATA.

Recognized expertise in high-pressure piping
On this high-technology program, DAHER-SOCATA is responsible for the design and manufacturing of High-Pressure air conditioning circuits, from the engines and the APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) to the de-icing of the leading edges of the wings. These systems are manufactured in Luceau (Sarthe, France).