Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) announce a MoU to develop accessory drive train transmission systems
Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an exclusive long term joint venture (JV) for the development of world-leading accessory drive train transmission systems.
The new business will be a 50:50 JV which addresses the entire product lifecycle of Rolls-Royce civil aero engine applications. The JV will have activities in France, UK and Germany, as well as a competitive production facility. The headquarters will be in France. The JV will call on the complementary resources and expertise of its two parent companies.
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The MoU was signed by Norbert Arndt, EVP - Structures and Transmissions of Rolls-Royce and Hélène Moreau-Leroy, Chairman and CEO of Hispano-Suiza. Over the next few months, Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza will work together to conclude a finalised agreement.
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Source : Rolls-Royce Plc (LSE: RR.L)