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French Aerospace Supplier Selects Brevard County
Axyal brings technical plastics and composites solutions to the Space Coast
Brevard County, FLA (March 23, 2016) - The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is pleased to announce that Axyal, a French company developing innovative solutions for technical plastics and composites, will open its first North American office in Brevard County, Florida.
Axyal, headquartered in Sauvagnon, France has established Axyal Space Coast to serve its U.S. customers. The company opened a sales office in Melbourne, Florida; with plans to expand into a full scale design and manufacturing facility serving a variety of sectors to include aerospace, medical, railway and automotive.
The EDC worked closely with company representatives to introduce them to the U.S. market, our local business community, and our existing aviation and aerospace industry leaders. “Brevard County offers a robust aerospace and aviation environment which played a major role in our decision to expand here. We are excited about the prospect of expanding our customer base in Brevard County and throughout the world,” stated Etienne Florin, General Manager of Axyal Space Coast.
The company leaders were considering other sites throughout the U.S. before ultimately choosing the Space Coast. “Axyal’s, choice to open its first North American operation in Brevard County reinforces the international attention our aviation industry has achieved, and continues to develop,” stated Lynda Weatherman, president & CEO of the EDC of Florida’s Space Coast. “Attracting companies like Axyal further develops a local supply chain for multiple industries.”
The EDC’s success in the expansion of the area’s aviation industry created the environment Axyal was seeking and positions it to serve as a supplier to companies such as Embraer S.A. and Vision Systems, both recruited by the EDC.
About Axyal Space Coast
A company calibrated to take on technical challenges. Axyal has specialized in developing innovative solutions for materials, processes, and industrial processing of technical plastics and composites. As experts in highly technical plastic and composites, Axyal designs and manufactures parts and sub-assemblies with fireproof and light weights materials and excellent quality finishes. With its large offer of services Axyal can not only execute its customer's drawings but also co-design, manufacture, assemble and finish complete subassemblies in accordance with its client's specifications. Axyal's multi-technical solutions, tailored to the specific needs of its customers, allow the company to comply with complex specifications and to solve global usage problems by offering the best weight - strength – cost ratio. Axyal applies its expertise in plastics and composite materials and processes to serve clients in the aeronautical, defense, medical, railway, industrial sectors and automotive show or racing applications. To find out more, visit www.axyal-sc.com.
About the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast
The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is dedicated to attracting new business and investment and expanding existing industry throughout the Space Coast, influencing change on government laws and regulations affecting economic development, promoting the Space Coast to encourage new investment, supporting efforts of Space Coast military installations, and relaying new programs and procedures to assist manufacturing and high tech companies. The EDC is a private, not-for-profit coalition whose stakeholders are business leaders committed to the economic growth and stability of Florida’s Space Coast. Visit www.SpaceCoastEDC.org.
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