Rabat – Aircraft and helicopter parts manufacturer Le Piston Francais (LPF) plans to open a second factory in Morocco by 2020.

The French daily Les Echos reported that LPF will invest 5 million to open its second factory in Casablanca to manufacture large circular parts, up to 1.20 meters in diameter, with vertical machining towers.

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In the first term, the manufacturer will rent a 4,000 square meter plant to employ 65 personnel,  before expanding it to 11,000 square meters and employing 150 people by 2024.

Through its second plant that will be constructed at a lower cost, the subcontractor will increase its business for Safran, a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component, and defense company.  They may also supply the British luxury automobile maker, Rolls-Royce, with which it is in negotiation.

The French aeronautic parts manufacturer will also invest an additional 15 million

to increase its production volume in France by 2021.

Fonte: https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2019/02/265747/le-piston-francais-morocco/

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