The ACTIA Group specializes in the design, manufacture and operation of electronics for systems management in the automotive, aeronautics, railway, telecommunication networks or energy sectors.
The development of an economy of use in the Group’s various fields of activity guides ACTIA towards offers that increasingly integrate service applications.
The ACTIA Group is a family-owned, intermediate-sized company with its head office in France. This family aspect plays a vital role in what ACTIA is today and what the Group will be tomorrow. It guarantees the Group’s sustainability and independence, with a constantly renewed entrepreneurial drive.
Tompasse Representative : Alain VIATGE
France is at the core of Airbus skills, technologies, innovation and production. As one of the company’s four founding countries, France hosts the company's headquarters; it has final assembly lines for all Airbus commercial aircraft families; is home to major production facilities for helicopter, space and defence activities; and includes locations for leading-edge research.
Airbus headquarters are located in the southwest region of Occitanie, near the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. In Occitanie, more than 28,000 people are Airbus employees and approximately 4,500 work in such central functions as finance, marketing, engineering, customer support programmes and procurement.
The area around Toulouse-Blagnac Airport has :
- Final assembly lines for the full range of Airbus commercial jetliners (A320, A330, A350 XWB and A380 Families);
- Facilities for passenger cabin outfitting and painting of completed aircraft;
- The Airbus Training Centre in Toulouse, providing training for customer airlines’ flight crews, maintenance staff and cabin attendants, as well as performance and operational staff;
- Houses operations dedicated to Airbus commercial aircraft engineering, structural design and testing, systems organisation, flight and ground testing, system integration testing, propulsion and more;
- Delivery Centre, where customers receive their aircraft for fly-away;
- Airbus’ Saint-Eloi factory;
- Home for Airbus’ Beluga transport aircraft fleet;
- Lycée Airbus, a professional company school that trains more than 300 young people each year.
Tompasse Representative : Damien PROUST
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus responsible for defence and aerospace products and services. The division was formed in January 2014 during the corporate restructuring of European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS), and comprises the former Airbus Military, Astrium, and Cassidian divisions. It is the world's second largest space company after Boeing and one of the top ten defence companies in the world.
French Airbus Defence and Space sites are located in Elancourt, Vélizy, Les Mureaux, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Kourou in French Guiana.
Tompasse Representative : Arnaud DE ROSNAY
AKKA is a globally operating engineering and technology consulting group at the forefront of the digital and connected world. Its passion for technology is embedded deep in its DNA, and is guided by a clear vision for the future. For 30 years, the group has established itself as one of the global leaders in its field through a well-balanced strategy combining organic growth with targeted acquisitions.
France is the birthplace of the AKKA Group and home to the Group’s aerospace center of excellence. AKKA France offers solutions for key industry sectors: Automotive, Aeronautics, Railway, Energy, Life Sciences, IT & Telecommunications, Space, Defense, Retail…
Tompasse Representative : Walter CAPPILATI
Alstom is a key actor in mobility in France and a major partner of agglomerations, French regions and operators such as SNCF and RATP.
With 13 sites across France, Alstom contributes to the vibrancy of local economies. Its 9,000 employees provide a pool of expertise to serve French and international clients. More than 27,000 jobs are generated in France with its 4,500 partner suppliers.
Alstom’s presence throughout the territory, via its sites, its achievements and its services, promotes proximity with its customers to provide them with long-term support in the exploitation of their material. Alstom develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in each rail universe (urban and main line). Alstom's solutions include trains, signalling, services and infrastructure offered separately, bundled or fully integrated.
80% of Alstom's R&D investments are made in France.
Tompasse Representative : Benoît CARNIEL
ATR (Avions de transport régional, or Regional Transport Airplanes in English) is a Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer headquartered on the grounds of Toulouse Blagnac International Airport in Blagnac, France.
It was formed in 1981 as a joint venture between Aérospatiale of France (now Airbus) and Aeritalia (now Leonardo) of Italy. The company's principal products are the ATR 42 and ATR 72 aircraft, of which it has developed multiple variants of both types. ATR has sold more than 1,500 aircraft and has over 200 operators in more than 100 countries.
ATR gathers several activities in Toulouse, France : final assembly, flight-testing, certification and deliveries.
Tompasse Representative : Frédéric TORREA
Since its beginnings in 1907, Aubert & Duval has contributed to the projects of the most demanding industries. Today, Aubert & Duval, a specialist in upscale metallurgy, is a world leader in designing, developing and industrialising high-performance steel, superalloy, aluminum or titanium parts, for the most demanding industries (aeronautics, energy, automobile racing, medical...).
Aubert & Duval is a subsidiary company of the metallurgical group Eramet, forming the Group’s Alloys Division along with Erasteel.
Aubert & Duval's activities are divided into 7 main sites and 4 Joint Ventures. The Pamiers' site (Ariège) is the only one in Occitania.
Tompasse Representative : Pierre REGA
The Occitanie Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the leader of the regional network composed of 13 Territorial CCIs. The CCI elaborates the regional strategy, federates and coordinates actions, promotes synergies and plays a leading role in the development and planning of the economic territory of Occitania.
Its main activities are, among others, safeguarding business interests and sharing business experiences and business interests, contact with governments, civil society, local media and the press and organizing trade shows and events.
Tompasse Representative : Christian JOUVE
Founded in 1961, the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) is the government agency responsible for shaping and implementing France’s space policy in Europe. Its task is to invent the space systems of the future, bring space technologies to maturity and guarantee France’s independent access to space.
CNES is a pivotal player in Europe’s space programme, and a major source of initiatives and proposals that aim to maintain France and Europe’s competitive edge.
It conceives and executes space programmes with its partners in the scientific community and industry, and is closely involved in many international cooperation programmes—the key to any far-reaching space policy.
The agency’s more-than 2,400-strong workforce constitutes an exceptional pool of talent, with some 1,800 engineers and executives, 35% of whom are women.
Tompasse Representative : Jean-Claude BENECH
Collins Aerospace (unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp.) is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins,The new company reported $26 billion of combined sales in 2019 and is composed of 78,000 employees.
For more than a century, Collins Aerospace has played a vital role in developing, integrating and maintaining industry-advancing military and commercial aviation solutions in France, and is today one of the country’s leading aerospace companies. The group has 18 locations and 4 000 employees in France
1 / In Toulouse since 1973, the Aerostructures business unit supplies propulsion systems and after-sales solutions to Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Mitsubishi and Airbus. The two sites (in Toulouse and Colomiers) represent around 500 people.
Tompasse Representative : Patrick GALOPIN
2 / The Ratier-Figeac site represents the Propeller Systems entity, whose activity is developed around three product lines: propellers, cockpits and cabin equipments and THSA. The company also provides repair and maintenance services for its equipment and has a high level of expertise in vital parts for helicopters.
Tompasse Representative : Michel FEREY
3 / The Avionics entity has 700 employees in France, most of them based at the Blagnac site. Its activities mainly concern electronics (radio-communication, screens, avionics systems for commercial aircraft, helicopters and military transport aircraft), but also services and repairs.
Tompasse Representative : Olivier PEDRON
Continental AG, commonly known as Continental, is a German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company specializing in brake systems, interior electronics, automotive safety, powertrain and chassis components, tachographs, tires and other parts for the automotive and transportation industries. Continental is based in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. Continental is the world's fourth-largest tire manufacturer.
Continental is structured in five divisions: Chassis and Safety, Powertrain, Interior, Tires and ContiTech. The group was employing more than 240 000 people in 2019, and in 2018, the Continental's revenue was more than €44 billion.
Continental Automotive France is a subsidiary of Continental AG headquartered in Toulouse, France. Its sector of activity is the manufacture of scientific and technical instrumentation.
Tompasse Representative : Stefan MAY
Daher is an aircraft manufacturer and an industry and service equipment supplier. Daher asserts its leadership in three main businesses: aircraft manufacturing, aerospace equipment and systems, logistics and supply chain services; and achieved a turnover of 1.2 billion euros in 2019.
With the stability provided by its family ownership, Daher has been committed to innovation since its creation in 1863. Today, present in 13 countries, Daher is a leader in Industry 4.0, designing and developing value-added solutions for its industrial partners.
Tompasse Representative : Julie DE CEVINS
With 100 years of experience in the aeronautics industry, Latécoère is a leader in the field of aerostructures and interconnection systems:
- World leader in Avionics Racks
- European leader in satellite wiring
- World’s leading independent manufacturer of aircraft doors
- Second in the world for electrical harnesses
A major player in the aeronautics industry, the Group stands out for its ability to innovate. Drawing on its unique and world-recognised expertise, Latécoère works across the entire value chain. Design, manufacturing, assembly, installation and MRO: Latécoère aims for excellence and performance across the board.
Tompasse Representative : Thierry MOOTZ
Liebherr-Aerospace develops, manufactures and services aircraft flight control and actuation systems, landing gear, air management systems, on-board electronics as well as gears and gearboxes for the aerospace industry. Liebherr provides a complete OEM customer service based on a global network with maintenance, repair and overhaul services, engineering support, documentation and spare parts as well as AOG service.
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS develops, supplies and services innovative air management systems for the aerospace industry. The company can look back over 60 years of experience in aeronautical engineering and is represented in Southern France today at two locations:
- The headquarters are in Toulouse.
- Parts of the production are externalized to the Campsas location 50 kilometers away.
Tompasse Representative : Mathieu TOURNIER
NXP Semiconductors France is a world leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer electronics and wireless networks markets. The company has design, R&D and manufacturing centers and sales offices worldwide.
For 50 years, the NXP Toulouse site has been involved in the group's European and global activities, and has worldwide expertise in the design of analog power integrated circuits as well as RF sensors and chips.
Tompasse Representative : Pascale DIEZ
Subsidiary of Groupe Renault since 2017, Renault Software Labs is a software R&D center that develops software architectures and embedded systems integrated into connected, autonomous and electric vehicles. This innovation site brings together more than 400 engineers and is located both in Sophia-Antipolis and Toulouse, across two ecosystems focused on smart mobility.
Tompasse Representative : Thierry CAMMAL
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 81,000 employees and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.
Safran has deep roots in the Occitania region of southern France. It is the third largest aerospace employer in the region, with a strong local footprint represented by the newly consolidated site, Safran Toulouse. With a total of 1,300 employees, it consolidates Safran's service businesses that had previously been scattered in the greater Toulouse area. Safran Toulouse houses the Group's regional office and several shared services centers (payroll, purchasing), along with Safran Electrical & Power's headquarters and research labs dedicated to "more electric" aircraft, Safran Engineering Services' headquarters and design department, and local branches of Safran Electronics & Defense and Safran Aircraft Engines.
Tompasse Representative : Bruno BERGOEND
Safran Power Units is a world leader specialized in the design and manufacturing of power systems for civil and military aerospace. Safran Power Units's business is organized in two product lines :
- Auxiliary Power Units (APU) and Starting Systems for aircraft, helicopters and also ground applications.
- Turbojet engines for missiles and target drones.
Safran Power Units has become a global reference in robust, reliable turbines and turbojet engines. Safran Power Units power solutions are efficient and reliable as a result of considerable R&D investments and strategic partnerships with the world's leading OEMs. Safran Power Units is a world leader in the field of power systems and propulsion systems, and has delivered over 22,000 units.
Tompasse Representative : Eric DALBIES
Satys is a French industrial and international group, present in 14 countries with 73 sites in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Its headquarters have been in Blagnac (Occitanie, France) since the foundation in 1986 under the name STTS.
Satys is active in aircraft painting and sealing , engineering and manufacturing of airline & VIP interiors, in cabling and wire assemblies for the energy, medical, aviation and rail sectors and surface treatment for aerospace industry.
The group employs 3 200 people worldwide and has numerous certifications as well as a unique training center for painters in Toulouse. The group also has a surface treatment activity as well as a research & development division in its subsidiary Expiris.
Tompasse Representative : Christophe CADOR
STELIA Aerospace offers global solutions for aeronautical manufacturers and airlines. STELIA Aerospace designs and produces aerostructures, pilot seats and business and first class passenger seats.
With a turnover of 2.4 billion euros in 2019 and more than 7,500 employees worldwide, STELIA Aerospace supports the major aeronautical players, such as Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer or Dassault, Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways and Thaï Airways…
The company is present on 3 continents, in France in Méaulte, Mérignac, Rochefort, Saint-Nazaire, Salaunes, and Toulouse, and also in Canada, Portugal, Morocco and Tunisia. STELIA Aerospace combines rigour, quality and performance, with one aim: the satisfaction of its Customers.
Tompasse Representative : Cédric GAUTIER
Thales Avionics is one of the world's largest suppliers in the aerospace sector and a renowned leading provider of avionics for all major global airframers.
The company is uniquely positioned to bring together the latest robust technologies to design world-class secure, easy to use interactive cockpits and avionics systems for all types of civilian and military aircraft. With extensive experience in civil and business aircraft, helicopters, military aircraft and UAVs, Thales innovative 'supported-through-life' strategies maximise the efficiency of aircraft and their crew.
On the maintenance side, more than 1,100 highly skilled avionics employees operate through locally based operations worldwide to provide a global service, supporting flexible systems architectures, ease of maintenance and upgradability.
Tompasse Representative : Laurent LENOIR
Combining 40 years of experience and a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, Thales Alenia Space architects design and deliver high technology solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures.
A joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space also teams up with Telespazio to form the parent companies’ “Space Alliance”, which offers a complete range of services and solutions. Thales Alenia Space posted consolidated revenues of about 2.15 billion euros in 2019 and has around 7,700 employees in nine countries.
Tompasse Representative : Denis ALLARD
The Union des industries et métiers de la métallurgie (Union of Metallurgies Industries or UIMM) is the largest sub-federation of the Mouvement des Entreprises de France (MEDEF), the French largest union of employers.
The UIMM Occitania, Professional Organization of Metallurgy Employers, is present in 13 departments of the region and represents 2,500 companies employing 90,000 employees in several industrial sectors.
UIMM helps companies in the development of their human resources: labor law, environmental safety, employment and training, skills management, ... It is strongly engaged with companies for the development of the industry in our region.
Tompasse Representative : Robert GAIANI