Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW)
Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW), the joint venture between ST Engineering and Airbus combines various aviation and technology activities under a single roof: development and manufacturing of fibre-reinforced composite components for aircraft structures and interiors, the conversion of passenger aircraft into freighter configuration, MRO services on all Airbus aircraft as well as engineering expertise in the context of certification and approval. The company has a workforce of more than 1,600 employees and achieved revenues of approximately €300 million in 2019. Being experienced in aviation for several decades, EFW looks back onto an impressive track-record of more than 5 Million produced composite components, more than 200 passenger to freighter conversions and numerous maintenance events on commercial and military aircraft. More than 40 customers worldwide, among them the largest express carriers in North America and Europe, already operate aircraft converted by EFW as the Centre of Excellence for freighter conversions for more than 20 years and continuously growing the modern Airbus freighter family.