On behalf of the entire Airbus Cabin community, I am delighted to welcome you to Airbus’ facilities in Finkenwerder, Hamburg for the RedCabin Aircraft Cabin Innovation Summit 2023. We look forward to hosting you at our cabin development centre, where we will offer three days packed with industry leading experts, sharing latest insights as well as providing excellent opportunities for networking.
In the coming years we will see lots of opportunities to further innovate and bring the Passenger Experience to the next level, by using digital enablers for more personalised services and latest technologies for sustainable cabin solutions – always driven by passengers’ and airlines’ needs.
This summit will be a great occasion to explore and create the next generation cabin experience together. We look forward to seeing you soon in Hamburg!
VP Cabin Marketing
SEKISUI KYDEX innovates and creates sustainable thermoplastic material solutions for the next generation of product design to help enhance the passenger experience. The KYDEX® Thermoplastics Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) business model of manufacturing bespoke materials with short lead times in small quantities expands beyond thermoplastic sheet.
The fully compliant KYDEX® portfolio also includes injection molding resins, proprietary Infused ImagingTM technology, integral special effects, unique textures, antibacterial protection and custom products and design.
The SEKISUI KYDEX appLabTM and designLab® Innovation Centers are collaborative spaces for clients and customers to bring the supply chain together for rapid prototyping and design development. These spaces are the bridge between engineering and art.
Aerospace Technologies Group, Inc
Aerospace Technologies Group, Inc. (ATG) is the market leader in the design and production of state of the art electronically controlled aircraft cabin window shade systems. Since 1998, ATG has delivered over 100,000 aircraft window shade systems on more than 30 aircraft platforms of all sizes. Today the company’s products are standard equipment on the most popular business jets and in the premium cabin areas of the most discerning airlines.
ATG’s newest innovative is the aerBlade™ window shade. ATG’s aerBlade ™ is an electronically operated window shade system allowing passenger control from clear-to-sun blocking-to-full blackout with the touch of a button.
ATG is also introducing its NextGen electronic controls, for aerBlade ™ and other window shade models, providing IoT functionality and connectivity to on-board maintenance and cabin management systems enabling the transfer of performance metrics, remote diagnostics, and programming updates without removing the shade from the aircraft. The advance electronic controls feature self-learning algorithms and sensor-less control to extend the shade life and provide the quietest operation.
CTT is a technology and market leader of systems for active humidity control in aircraft. CTT dominates the market segment for humidifiers for large passenger aircraft. CTT is a pioneer when it comes to systems that actively tackle the root cause of condensation in aircraft. CTT’s customers include most of the world’s biggest airlines. CTT’s business concept involves the development, manufacture and supply of products that increase humidity to enhance well-being on board and reduce condensation for better reliability and reduced environmental impact.
SCHROTH Safety Products
For more than 75 years, SCHROTH Safety Products has been a leading manufacturer of innovative occupant protection and restraint systems for customized applications in aerospace, defense, and motorsport. The company develops advanced technical solutions for leading commercial aircraft manufacturers and operators in the field of seatbelts and restraint systems, airbag technology, and crash safety. SCHROTH Safety Products operates manufacturing and engineering facilities in Arnsberg / Germany and in Fort Lauderdale / Florida.
Founded in 1969 on family values and with multiple, strategically-located operations and customer support facilities around the world, Tulsa-based NORDAM is a leading independently owned aerospace company. The firm designs, certifies and manufactures integrated propulsion systems, nacelles and thrust reversers for business jets; builds composite aircraft structures, interior shells, custom cabinetry and radomes; and manufactures aircraft transparencies, such as cabin windows, wing-tip lens assemblies and flight deck windows. NORDAM also is a major third-party provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the military, commercial airline and air freight markets.
Tapis Corporation and Ultrafabrics
Since 1977, Tapis Corporation and Ultrafabrics have collaborated to provide superior materials to the aviation industry, and continue to lead in innovation, design and customization. We leverage the art of creativity with the most advanced technology, and it is that synergy between disciplines that is becoming indispensable.
Our work fuses creativity, instinct, imagination, rationality, and innovation, In other words – both sides of the brain working together. We often call it a “techno-creative” approach to maximizing passenger comfort, durability, weight savings and sustainability.
Rollon, a global company part of Timken Group, has over 45 years of experience in linear motion systems production and development with a strong focus on customized solutions.
Thanks to one of the largest selections of linear guides, telescopic rails, linear actuators and multi-axes system it is able to play a role in several industries. Since many years Rollon is a recognized player for linear motion components in aircraft interiors industry, supporting designers worldwide with high value dedicated solutions.
Gottlieb Binder GmbH & Co. KG
Driving innovation for almost 225 years: From a local ribbon manufacturer to a global technology leader in high-tech fastener systems: as a family-run, globally successful company, Binder Group offers technical fastening solutions for a wide range of industries like for example aircraft, automotive or personal care. To build on our innovative edge, we place considerable emphasis on research and development as well as on collaborations with leading research institutes and universities. The result of this is numerous patents and new products of uncompromising quality and maximum reliability – properties that all our products have in common.
Expliseat is the manufacturer of the lightest aircraft seat in the world: the TiSeat.
With more than a decade of innovation, Expliseat provides the next generation of durable and lightweight seats to regional and single-aisle operators.
TiSeat ultralight frame technology, made of Carbon Fiber and Titanium, enables massive weight savings without any compromise on comfort or passenger experience.
By flying lighter, we help our customers to reduce their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions while maximizing aircraft payload and performance. More than 10 000 TiSeat are flying worldwide, available on major OEM platforms: A320 Family, 737 Family, ATR, Dash 8, COMAC ARJ21, Dassault Jets.
ABC INTERNATIONAL is an EASA DOA company (EASA.21J.529), offering certification and modification services to the aviation industry players such as airlines, lessors, MROs and OEM’s since 2009.
Justin the last 2 years we have delivered over 250 projects to major airlines, lessors in the field of aircraft cabin modification and upgrades.
We can apply, certify, and approve minor as well as major changes and STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) for aircraft cabin by performing relevant design changes. We are equipped to supply turnkey solutions including approved engineering data and the installation kits with applicable release certificates throughout our sophisticated supply chain attitude and ability.
Our packages are specifically designed to ease lessors’ aircraft transitions workloads and support airline’s interiors revamping project in time and cost-effective manner.
METZO – your partner for Aircraft cabin soft goods solutions
METZO is the Aviation specialist within THE VITA GROUP, one of the leading polyurethane foam manufacturers in the world. METZO´s Aviation portfolio contains a full range of soft furnishing goods for aircraft seats and crew compartments such as cushions, covers, toppers, paddings and mattresses to be supplied to all major seat manufacturers and airlines worldwide. This includes as well a comprehensive customer service from material selection, prototype construction and burn tests to series production, for both original equipment and spare parts. METZO`s production facilities are located in Germany and Slovakia. Above that, METZO is part of the global THE VITA GROUP network.
PriestmanGoode is an employee-owned design consultancy, specialising in transport design. As a collective of designers, creative thinkers, practical makers, strategists and trend forecasters, PriestmanGoode’s purpose lies in designing a better, more sustainable future. People-centric to the core, the company has been improving and transforming everyday experiences for people around the world for over thirty years.
Aircraft Interiors International
Aircraft Interiors International is celebrating its 20th Anniversary during 2018 and over the last 20 years it has grown to become the industry’s premier publication. With an ABC audited circulation of just short of 14,000 buyers and key decision makers, the hard copy format is extreme- ly valued by readers for detailed content, sense of style and easy-to-read format, and appreciated by advertisers for consistently generating strong sales leads and wider brand recognition.