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Industrial visits

Industrial visits to industrial sites are organised on Thursday, June 13, afternoon. 


Departure: at 13:30 by coach in front of the convention center.
Return: approx. at 17:00 by coach in front of the convention center.

To apply to attend an industrial visit, you must register via the registration portalIf you are already registered to the conference, please log again on your personal registration portal and add technical visit on your account.

Please note that: 

  • Reservation is mandatory (no fees charged)  
  • Number of seats is limited to 40 persons per site
  • Reservation deadline: May, 29, 2019
  • Participants are requested to indicate their ID or passport number (please note that for security reasons your ID / passport is mandatory during the visit)  
  • Only one participant per entity / society will be authorized to attend the visit Pre-reservation on the website doesn’t mean that your seat is confirmed.
  • Final registration will be confirmed by the Organising Secretariat one week before the visit.
Industrial visit 1 | Airbus

Airbus is the global leading commercial aircraft manufacturer with the most modern, comprehensive and efficient family of airliners, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 600 seats. 
Airbus has sold over 19,300 aircraft. 
Specialised in the manufacture of centre wing boxes, air inlets and radomes, Nantes has aquired advanced expertise in the use of composite materials and the machining of large-scale, complex, aluminium alloy parts.


Industrial visit 2 | Aries Manufacturing

Aries Manufacturing is Aries Alliance international business brand dedicated to the production of complex parts for leading players in the aerospace industry.

Part of Aries Alliance group global strategy, Aries Manufacturing benefits from the same expertise chain that allowed the group to stand out in the machine manufacturing field: simulation, design and manufacturing.

Through high temperature processes like hot forming and superplastic forming, Aries Manufacturing specializes in the forming of titanium alloys, Ti-6Al-4V or Ti-6242. These alloys are widely used in commercial and military aircraft, mainly for high temperature applications like in nacelles, pylons, engines or in corrosive environment. Aries Manufacturing controls the entire process, from simulation, development of dies, up to delivery of finished parts to its partners.

Industrial visit 3 | Naval Group - CANCELLED

Naval Group is a European leader in naval defence. As an international high-tech company, Naval Group uses its extraordinary know-how, unique industrial resources and capacity to arrange innovative strategic partnerships to meet its customers’ requirements. The group designs, builds and supports submarines and surface ships. It also supplies services to shipyards and naval bases. In addition, the group offers a wide range of marine renewable energy solutions. Attentive to corporate social responsibility, Naval Group adheres to the United Nations Global Compact. The group reports revenues of €3.6 billion and has a workforce of 14,860 (data for 2018).


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