3 locations - 300 engineers - end-to-end engineering solutions

 

Advanced Structures & Systems

  • End-to-end mechanical design, from concepts to detailed design
  • Embedded systems development and integration for flight test instrumentation and all others systems
  • Optimization  for weight saving or cost reduction
  • Advanced numerical simulations with a full set of structural analysis including global shell FEM, static, dynamic, fatigue, non linear and impact analysis
  • Anti icing protection systems and system studies

Material & Process Expertise

  • Problem solving with advanced material and processes and innovative metholody
  • Product and process optimization with weight saving and cost reduction
  • Technical assessment of new metal / composite materials and technologies
  • End-to-end qualification of materials and processes
  • Special products development and procurement

Prototypes & Tests Center

  • Mechanical and structural tests (coupon, sub-component to full scale)
  • Development & Certification tests
  • Pre-series & prototype manufacturing

Tooling & Manufacture Engineering

  • Industrialization support to reach full industrial scale
  • Tooling design and manufacturing of  metal/composite hybrid test specimens right up to demonstrators or 1/1-scale structures, mechanisms and systems, from conceptual or preliminary to final delivery
  • NC programming for machined parts & automated assembly
  • Manufacturing support (integration & optimization)

Effective Project management

  • Use of an Effective Project Management model combined with golden rules & drivers for a successful change

  • Professional integrated project / program management

  • PMO Pragmatic methods, Customized tools & training/coaching
  • Large / complex projects planning & control

Flight Tests Services

  • Airborne testing - Customized solutions
  • Flight Test Management
  • Flight & Ground Test Training
  • Sensor integration & Data processing

Markets we serve

Aerospace structures (metallic & composite) with associated systems or mechanisms for all major OEMs or Tier 1 :

Advanced or optimized mechanical structures for all kind of industries with already satisfied customers :

Key Figures

  • 300 ENGINEERS

  • 3 LOCATIONS

  • WIDE TOOLBOX

    CATIA, SAMCEF, NASTRAN, ABAQUS, TEAM CENTER, DELMIA, …

Case studies

Locations & Contacts

Belgium
+32 71 25 54 44
SES@sonaca.com

Brazil
+55 12 4009 8537
fabricio.sartori@sonacabrasil.com.br

 

USA

Everett – Merrill Creek
+1 206 372 7750
AHeadlee@sonaca-na.com

Hurst
+1 206 372 7750
AHeadlee@sonaca-na.com

San Diego
+1 206 372 7750
AHeadlee@sonaca-na.com