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. [...]