Bodycote entered into a long-term agreement with Safran, a Tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the aerospace market. Under the agreement, Bodycote will provide manufacturing services including heat treatment, hot isostatic pressing (HIP), electron-beam welding and thermal spray coatings to Safran companies and their strategic first-tier suppliers. Bodycote’s global network will support the agreement, operating initially from facilities in France and Belgium.

The agreement ensures that manufacturing requirements will be met by a quality-focused supplier to support the growth in Safran’s civil aerospace programs. These programs include but are not limited to CFM LEAP for Safran Aircraft Engines, helicopter engine programs for Safran Helicopter Engines and landing-gear systems for Safran Landing Systems.