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Zodiac Aero Electric and Saft have signed a contract at Paris Air Show to supply batteries for Russia’s Irkut MC-21 passenger jet aircraft


June 15, 2015
By Business Wire News

PARIS

Ghislain Lescuyer, Chairman of the Management Board of Saft, has signed today, a contract with Bruno Vazzoler, Eric Cotelle and Valéry Dreano from Zodiac Aero Electric. Under the terms of the contract, Saft, world leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-tech batteries for industry will supply its ULM® (Ultra Low Maintenance) to Zodiac Aero Electric, the world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for the Irkut MC-21. The MC-21 is a medium-range passenger aircraft that is currently under development by Russian airframe manufacturer Irkut, part of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC).

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Ghislain Lescuyer, Chairman of the Management Board of Saft, has signed today, a contract with Bruno ...

Ghislain Lescuyer, Chairman of the Management Board of Saft, has signed today, a contract with Bruno Vazzoler, Eric Cotelle and Valéry Dreano from Zodiac Aero Electric. (Photo: Business Wire)

About Saft

Saft (Euronext: Saft) is a world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry. The Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of nickel batteries and primary lithium batteries for the industrial infrastructure and processes, transportation, civil and military electronics’ markets. Saft is the world leader in space and defence batteries with its Li-ion technologies which are also deployed in the energy storage, transportation and telecommunication network markets. More than 4,000 employees in 18 countries, 14 manufacturing sites and an extensive sales network all contribute to accelerating the Group’s growth for the future.

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Saft
Jill Ledger, Corporate Communication and Institutional Director
Tel.: +33 1 49 93 17 77, e-mail: jill.ledger@saftbatteries.com
or
Jean-Marc Thevenoud, Marketing Manager, Aviation
Tel.: +33 6 34 41 46 37, e-mail: jean-marc.thevenoud@saftbatteries.com
or
Six Degrees
Andrew Bartlett, Tel.: +44 118 900 0860, e-mail: andrew.bartlett@sixdegreespr.com
or
Brunswick
Benoît Grange, Tel.: +33 1 53 96 83 89
Guillaume Le Tarnec, Tel.: +33 1 53 96 83 73
e-mail: saft@brunswickgroup.com