Sabca Morocco has invested more than $19 million in the plant that has 300 employees and is developing new skills.
"It took us less than a year to build this new site. We have been able to benefit from the policy of the Moroccan authorities, GIMAS and IMA to promote and develop the country’s aeronautical ecosystem", said Raphael Samson, Director of Sabca Morocco. "It's vital for our development. Without this new production unit in Morocco, we would not have been able to face our competitors on tenders like the one launched by Pilatus. "
The company also works with major international groups such as Airbus, Daher and Dassault Aviation.
The Moroccan installation is running at full capacity to support the resumption of air transport and the ramping up of its customers' production.
Elsewhere Sabena Engineering is setting up a maintenance centre at Benslimane Airport. An agreement has been reached with the Moroccan authorities for the implementation of a strategic partnership to provide aircraft maintenance, repair and renewal services to the Royal Armed Forces and other customers in the region.
Maintenance Aero Maroc (MAM) will maintain military aircraft, starting with the C-130. It also aims to make MCO operations on Lockheed Martin's F-16.
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