On May 1st, 2011, the three Safran subsidiaries Messier-Dowty, Messier-Bugatti and Messier Services merged to form Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, creating a world leader in aircraft landing systems and on-ground movement.
In combining three highly complementary organizations, Messier-Bugatti-Dowty will be able provide customers with an expanded portfolio of integrated landing systems and associated equipment and services required for the aircraft industry of tomorrow.
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty will be better positioned develop new technologies in response to future market requirements. This includes the increased use of new materials, such as composites and titanium, while introducing more electric technologies, such as Green TaxiingTM, which enables aircraft to maneuver on the ground without relying on thrust from the main engines.
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty will also be able to offer fully integrated customer support and more flexible solutions to meet customer needs. The merger will also consolidate our worldwide presence, with 6,250 employees servicing customers in Europe, the Americas and Asia. – less–ZoomInfo