thyssenkrupp Aerospace and the Mecachrome Group, one of the five largest manufacturers of aerospace parts in Europe, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a five-year extension of their existing long-term partnership. thyssenkrupp Aerospace, part of thyssenkrupp Materials Services, one of the world’s leading mill-independent materials distribution and service providers, will deliver material management solutions to the Mecachrome Group, including the supply of cut-to-size aluminum plates to France and North Africa.
The contract covers a range of services, including optimizing the use of raw materials, logistics planning to anticipate distribution and delivery challenges. It also incorporates purchasing management, specifically managing Conbid, the consolidated material supply process used for Airbus. New additions to the partnership agreement take advantage of the “Materials as a Service” offering from thyssenkrupp Aerospace, especially the use of a digital control tower for highly effective performance and forecast management