Saudi Specialized Products Company (WAHAJ) has signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Rafaut Group of France to build local manufacturing facilities in the aviation sector, in line with the Kingdom's drive to achieve one of the objectives of Vision 2030 for localization. Rafaut Group is one of the leading companies in their field in terms of design, development, qualification and endorsement of auxiliary equipment and providing structural and non-structural components for commercial and military aircraft. Rafaut provides maintenance, support and repair services in addition to supporting and executing artificial intelligence in Industries 4.0.
The agreement was signed on the side-lines of the Dubai Airshow 2019, which took place from 17th to 21stNovember 2019 in Dubai, in the presence of Mr. Abdulelah Bin Saud Al Thunayan, Director of Business Development at Saudi Specialized Products Company (WAHAJ) and Mr. Bruno Berthet, CEO of Rafaut Group.
Mr. Ayman Al-Hazmi, WAHAJ General Manager, commented on signing this agreement by emphasizing that it is a clear indication of our continuous efforts to develop the capabilities of WAHAJ as a global supplier of aviation components and systems. He added that WAHAJ has a solid belief in its mission to transfer knowledge, technology and the international advanced criteria in the field of manufacturing necessary to the aviation industry to Saudi Arabia.
“We are very proud of this partnership with Saudi Specialized Products Company (WAHAJ), one of the leading groups in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as it supports the expansion of our business in the Kingdom and the Middle East. Also, it gives us the honor to participate in achieving KSA vision 2030. Mr. Bruno Berthet added.