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Safran is an international technology group with three core businesses: aerospace, defense, and security. It develops, produces, and markets engines and equipment for air and space, defense electronics, and security solutions. Its offerings include aircraft engines and nacelles, engine equipment, landing systems, electrical systems, avionics, and engineering services; launcher propulsion and equipment and satellite propulsion and equipment; navigation systems.
HQParis, FR
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)92,639(+59%)
Job Openings1,511
Revenue (FY, 2018)€21 B(+25%)

Key People/Management at Safran

Philippe Petitcolin

Philippe Petitcolin

Bernard 	Delpit

Bernard Delpit

Stéphane Cueille

Stéphane Cueille

Senior Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer, R&T and Innovation
Alex Fain

Alex Fain

Corporate Secretary
Olivier Andriès

Olivier Andriès

CEO, Safran Aircraft Engines
Franck Saudo

Franck Saudo

CEO, Safran Helicopter Engines
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Safran Office Locations

Safran has offices in Paris, Assat, Bidos, Blagnac and in 53 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
2 Boulevard du Général Martial Valin
Assat, FR
2 Cours de l'Industrie
Bidos, FR
9 Rue Guynemer
Blagnac, FR
10 Place Marcel Dassault
Bordes, FR
Avenue Joseph Szydlowski
Bordes, FR
Avenue Joseph Szydlowski
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Safran Financials and Metrics

Safran Revenue

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Safran's revenue was reported to be €21.03 b in FY, 2018 which is a 24.1% increase from the previous period.

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Safran Operating Metrics

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92 162

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38 k50 k
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Safran Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Zodiac AerospaceJanuary 19, 2017€8.50 b
AirtagDecember 09, 2015
Dictao SiegeAugust 29, 2014
Aerospace Propulsion ProductsMay 19, 2014
Eaton - Aerospace Power Distribution Management Solutions and ICS businessJanuary 20, 2014$270 m
ColibrysJanuary 31, 2013
Safran Power U.S.A. LLCOctober 16, 2012€300 m
Cassis InternationalJuly 12, 2012
Optovac Mecânica e OptoeletrônicaJune 13, 2012
Sofradir SASJanuary 30, 2012
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Safran Revenue Breakdown

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Safran revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.4% from Aerosystems, 9.6% from Aircraft Interiors, 49.8% from Aerospace Propulsion, 25.6% from Aircraft Equipment, 6.6% from Defense and 0.1% from Other

Safran revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.7% from France, 23.8% from Europe, 36.7% from Americas, 16.5% from Asia and Oceania and 7.2% from Africa & Middle East

Safran Online and Social Media Presence

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Safran News and Updates

Aircraft Engine Nacelle Market 2019-2022: Global Analysis by Key Players – Boeing, Leonardo, UTC, GKN, Safran

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Aircraft Engine Nacelle Market 2019 Global Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities and Growth, Forecast 2022” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Moshe Safran Named CEO of New RSIP Vision USA Office

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- RSIP Vision announces today that Moshe Safran has been named CEO of the new RSIP Vision USA offices based in Silicon Valley. RSIP Vision is a global leader in artificial intelligence, computer vision, deep learning, algorithm...

Analysis on the Worldwide Market for Aircraft Switches 2019-2025: Key Players are Safran, Curtiss-Wright, Esterline Technologies, Honeywell, Meggitt, and United Technologies Corp

DUBLIN, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Aircraft Switches Market by End-User (OEM, Aftermarket), Application (Cockpit, Cabin, Engine & APU, Aircraft Systems, Avionics), Type (Manual, Automatic), Platform (Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing), and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been...

Global $9+ Bn Aircraft Nacelle Components Market 2019-2024 with Collins Aerospace , Safran, Spirit AeroSystems,, Bombardier, GKN Aerospace, and Leonardo Dominating

DUBLIN, May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Aircraft Nacelle Components Market by Aircraft Type, by Component Type, by Material Type, by Process Type and by Region, Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity: 2019-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

Global $86.9 Bn Avionics Market to 2025: Adoption of NG Flight Management Systems in Avionics with Safran, Curtiss-Wright, Esterline Technologies, Honeywell, Meggitt, Thales, and UTC Dominating

DUBLIN, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Avionics Market by End User (OEM, Aftermarket), System (FMS, CNS, Health Monitoring, Electrical & Emergency and Software), Platform (Commercial, Military, Business Jets & General Aviation, Helicopters), and Region - Global Forecast to 2024" report ..…

Global Flight Inspection Market to 2026 Featuring Bombardier, Norwegian Special Mission, Textron, Airfield Technology, Aerodata, Radiola Aerospace, Cobham, Saab, Safran, and Enav

DUBLIN, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Flight Inspection (FI) - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Tthe Global Flight Inspection (FI) market accounted for $4.51 million in 2017 and is expected to reach $7.60 million by 2026...
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Safran Blogs

Paul Zientara, Safran Foundation for Music Prizewinner 2019

The 2019 Safran Foundation for Music Prize has been awarded to Paul Zientara following a competition in which six young violists took part. For this 12th edition, which took place on October 7 at the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris, the six candidates performed a set piece (The sixth movement—Chaconne …

Claire Franson, head of a characterization laboratory

Claire Franson began her career with Safran as a chemical engineering apprentice 20 years ago. Today, she heads a team of around twenty engineers at Safran Composites, Safran Tech’s research platform for Organic Matrix Composites (OMC). She talked to us about her unusual career path within the Group…

Safran Story #1: Unleash your potential and seize your opportunities!

Martin Hotte, now production support manager at Safran Cabin, started his career with this company 17 years ago. At the time it was called C&D Aerospace, then Zodiac Aerospace. He tells us how it’s changed, as well as the people he’s met along the way and the roadblocks and lessons learned.   …

Arrius engines mark 10 million flight hours

Raphael Olivier / CAPA Pictures / Safran   10 October 2019, China Helicopter Exposition, Tianjin In China, Safran is celebrating a major achievement for its Arrius engine range; 10 million flight hours flown since its introduction in 1996. With more than 3,800 units delivered to 430 customers i…

Safran launches construction on a new research and development centre in Valence

Valence, France, October 9, 2019 Safran Electronics & Defense announced the start of construction work on its future studies and research centre in Valence during a ceremony attended by a number of councillors of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Focusing exclusively on Research & Development (…

Lockheed Martin Australia awards $37m contract to Safran to provide key systems design for Australia’s Future Submarines

8 October 2019 - SYDNEY, Australia - Lockheed Martin Australia, together with the Department of Defence, today announced the appointment of Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia Pty Ltd (Safran) to design three major Combat System components for Australia's Future Submarine Program.  The $36.…
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Safran Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Safran founded?

    Safran was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Safran key executives?

    Safran's key executives are Philippe Petitcolin, Bernard Delpit and Stéphane Cueille.

  • How many employees does Safran have?

    Safran has 92,639 employees.

  • What is Safran revenue?

    Latest Safran annual revenue is €21 b.

  • What is Safran revenue per employee?

    Latest Safran revenue per employee is €227 k.

  • Who are Safran competitors?

    Competitors of Safran include Boeing, Leonardo and Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems.

  • Where is Safran headquarters?

    Safran headquarters is located at 2 Boulevard du Général Martial Valin, Paris.

  • Where are Safran offices?

    Safran has offices in Paris, Assat, Bidos, Blagnac and in 53 other locations.

  • How many offices does Safran have?

    Safran has 67 offices.