Nippon Carbon Company, GE and Safran to Establish Silicon Carbide Continuous Fiber Joint Venture

The new joint venture, NGS Advanced Fibers, will be headquartered in Chuo-ku, Tokyo with facilities in Toyama-shi, Toyama in Japan.


Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defence and Security.

Operating worldwide, the Safran group has close to 60,000 employees and generated sales of 11.7 billion euros in 2011. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. The Group invests heavily in Research & Development to meet the requirements of changing markets, including expenditures of 1.3 billion euros in 2011. Safran is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index. For more information, http://www.safran-group.com/

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