MKAD will take the form of an over 7,000 m2 plant to be built in Varilhes, near AUBERT & DUVAL’s Pamiers site and Toulouse, France’s main aerospace hub. The capital project is planned to ramp up over three years to come on stream starting mid-2016, with the creation of around 80 jobs (Credit Photo @ SNC Lavalin)
MECACHROME and AUBERT & DUVAL, two global players in the aerospace sector, are pooling their strengths and expertise in a joint venture called MKAD.
MKAD – towards full integration of the European aviation titanium stream
MECACHROME and AUBERT & DUVAL announce the creation of MKAD, a joint venture specialising in finishing aviation-grade titanium parts. Extending AUBERT & DUVAL’s current titanium stream, MKAD will have machining and surface treatment facilities and will integrate end-of-flow operations through to delivery of finished parts, all on a single site.
AUBERT & DUVAL and MECACHROME, with the creation of MKAD, are building on the partnership of AUBERT & DUVAL, UKTMP and UKAD to form a fully integrated stream for closed die-forged aviation-grade titanium parts, from mining through to delivery of finished parts
Extraction at UKTMP in Kazakhstan, forging at UKAD, finishing at MKAD and, finally, closed-die forging of parts at Continue Reading