Seville, European Capital of Aerospace sector

Aerospace & Defense

Seville will fly high in 2019, the year in which it will be the European Capital of the Aerospace Sector. The Sevillian aeronautical pole, along with that of the central zone (Madrid, Getafe, Toledo ...) is the most important in Spain, areas in which the sector has important manufacturers in the industry, from Airbus, Tier 1 and Tier 2 , such as Carbures, which is present with different plants in both poles.

The appointment of Seville as European Aeronautical capital is a clear recognition of this city and will allow it to promote training programs in the sector, collaboration agreements with other cities and opportunities for attracting investments. In 2015, the City of Seville presented its candidacy as European Capital of the aerospace sector. On 4 October, Juan Espadas, mayor of Seville, confirmed that the city had finally been chosen from numerous European capitals and cities. [...]

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Carbures achieves another industrial milestone with Airbus

Carbures has participated in the achievement of a new industrial milestone by Airbus: the manufacture of the plane number 50 of the model A400M. Carbures aeronautical plants have produced composite parts for this series of military aircrafts such as aerodynamic wing fairings, horizontal stabilizer ribs as well as angles and other reinforcements for those stabilizer structures. Carbures is grateful to Airbus for allowing it to fly together in its more than a decade of industrial collaboration.

In April 2016, Airbus awarded Carbures with the Best Improver Award, in the Supply Chain Quality Improvement Program (SQIP), in an international reference event for the aeronautics industry in Toulouse, France. Carbures was chosen from among 15,000 European suppliers of Airbus, as one of 29 that have integrated the program. Carbures was the only Tier 2 among the 29 finalists and was recognized with the award to the supplier who has implemented the greatest improvements in its manufacturing processes. The remaining 28 were Tier 1, suppliers of parts assembled with others. [...]

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Building a spirit of solidarity

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From Carbures, we have taken actions to help those affected by the earthquake that occurred on September 19 in Mexico. Our campaign to collect food and equipment is helping people who, unfortunately, have been forced to temporarily change their lives with the move to storage centers that were enabled in Mexico City. Healing material, pantry, cleaning supplies, food and water are the items that were collected in our offices.

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Likewise, Carbures management is maintaining a continuous contact with the civil protection officers of Mexico City in order to support one of the things we know about best: engineering. We have proposed to carry out urgent analysis on the affected infrastructure, an initiative that would help to better cope with this situation. This initiative can prioritize the repair of the most susceptible and most suffered from the earthquake. [...]

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Carbures presents the video of Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace & Defense

Carbures presents the corporate video of its Aerospace & Defense division. It has been recorded in the different aeronautical locations of the Company, both in Spain and abroad, and it shows the products, equipment and processes of the three business lines of the area: Engineering, Manufacturing and Systems.

Carbures Aerospace & Defense broke its record of manufactured parts in 2016, reaching 45,695 units. The company continues openning markets and getting new customers, such as the recent contract with the Belgian Tier 1 SABCA, in addition to announcing the start of the works of adaptation of a new 11,000 m2 plant in Getafe that will house new processes for Carbures, such as painting , thus completing the entire productive cycle.[...]

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Carbures signs its first contract with SABCA, Tier 1 from Belgium

Aerospace & Defense

Carbures continues growing in international markets. The Company has obtained its first contract with Société Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques - SABCA, Tier 1 (supplier of first level) of reference in Belgium. Through this contract, Carbures is covering part of the production of Topcovers for the Flap Support Fairings of the Airbus A350. In this way, the group led by Rafael Contreras, through its division Aerospace & Defense, expands its portfolio of clients and opens to new international markets in the aeronautics sector.

With almost 20 years of experience and a multisectoral knowledge, Carbures has three aeronautical parts manufacturing plants in Spain - Illescas (Toledo), Jerez de la Frontera and El Puerto de Santa María (both in Cadiz) - that make the Company meet the needs of its customers in a flexible way. Carbures works with different technologies in packages of low, medium and high volume, which implies competitive offers with respect to the competition and makes that the portfolios of clients and programs are increasing, as in this case. [...]

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Carbures strengthens its management with the appointment of a new CFO, Jorge Moreno

Carbures strengthens its corporate and management area with the addition of a new CFO. The Board of Directors of Carbures has today agreed to appoint Jorge Moreno García as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with the aim of increasing the Company's senior management team to face the growth and industrial reality of Carbures.

Moreno has a 14-year professional experience in corporate and fundamentally financial consulting for large companies with a solid track record in corporate operations. He has been present in strategic projects, mergers and acquisitions, both nationally and internationally, in sectors such as industry, construction, energy, consumption and distribution, technology and telecommunications. [...]

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Carbures strengthens its industrial position with a new plant in Madrid

Aerospace & Defense

Carbures strengthens its industrial position with a new factory in Getafe (Madrid) that will double the production capacity of its current factory in Illescas. The leading company in Spain and a European reference in the manufacture of aircraft parts in composite materials will open a new factory in Madrid in 2019. The new factory, of 11,000 square meters over a total area of 17,000 m2, will be located in Getafe, near Airbus , in the Spanish central aeronautical pole, the most important along with that of Seville, where it also operates. The beginning of the adaptation of the new factory is one of the Company's major industrial milestones in its more than 18 years of history. The new Getafe plant will assume production of the current Illescas (Toledo) plant, with 4,563 square meters of production area, and will have the technological and industrial capacity to double it. In addition, Carbures will thus be a more competitive company and will reduce its production costs. [...]

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Carbures signs a 2.24 million contract with a worldwide leader in automotive sector

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Carbures continues to grow in the automotive sector. Carbures Mobility has just signed a contract with a reference Tier 1 automotive sector by which the Company provides assembly lines for the manufacture of windshields in a long series for 2.24 million euros . This is the second contract signed with this manufacturer. (Carbures can´t reveal the name due to a confidentiality agreement).

This contract includes both the engineering of this product - to be developed in Manresa (Barcelona) - and its manufacture, which will take place in Querétaro (Mexico). The assembly line of four-pole windshield engines, with a manufacturing time of 13 seconds per unit, will be installed in the Mexican plant of San Luis Potosí of this manufacturer. [...]

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Carbures signs a 5.5 million contract for the automotive sector in China

Carbures Mobility has signed a 5.5 million euro ($ 6.6 million) contract with a Tier 1, world reference in automotive sector, for the Chinese market. This amount is divided into two orders: a first of 1.2 million euros (1.4 million dollars) and a second of 4.4 million euros (5.2 million dollars). The first one is the design and manufacture of an automated test line for the manufacture and assembly of power steering systems in cars. The second, and more substantial, is the creation of a complete production system with an automated assembly line, including the necessary testing and verification for each element that is used in the power steering. 

With this new project, Carbures responds to the technological needs of a global automotive Tier 1 thanks to its knowledge and experience in automotive engineering of high complexity and specialization. In this way, Carbures will provide the machinery for a new customer development product, consolidating its position as a preferred supplier in strategic projects.

Carbures has been chosen to sign this contract because it stands out as one of the only companies in the world capable of providing this type of technological and industrial solution. The work will be carried out between different locations of Carbures Mobility: Manresa and Suzhou, its new plant in China, where final installation and technical assistance to the customer will be made for the final delivery of this technology.

The main customers, current and potential, are concentrated around the new Suzhou automotive plant. In fact, in addition to the technological capacity, the physical proximity to the customer with own plant has been an important factor in the signing of this contract. This means the achievemnet, in record time, of the goal with which Carbures has launched this automotive plant in the Asian country: to meet the needs of customers the comapny already has in China and attract more in the next five years.[...]

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Carbures opens Brazil as a market with a contract for automotive sector

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Carbures Mobility, has just signed a new contract with a global automotive Tier 1 installed in Brazil that covers the South American market. The purpose of this contract, which amounts to 835,000 euros, is the design and manufacture of a palletized test line.

Including Brazil, we are already operating in 11 countries in 3 continents from Automotive, Aerospace & Defense and Civil Works: Germany, France, Poland, Spain, China, Singapore, USA, Mexico, Chile and Turkey.

The experience of Carbures, and its technological leadership worldwide, are the reasons why this global automotive supplier has decided to hire Carbures for the Brazilian market. Both the design and manufacture of the test line will be carried out in Spain in its entirety, after which it will be transferred to the American country. [...]

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