(86% aircraft / 14% space)
Seventh largest in the world and fourth in Europe, with a turnover of over € 16.4 bn and a workforce of 47,274 employees, the aerospace industry represents the largest manufacturing sector in Italy in the field of high-tech integrated systems.
Piemonte has the highest concentration of Italian aerospace companies. The region offers a complete pipeline of skills and qualifications; high level manufacturing, processes and service companies; cooperation with universities and the R&D network; unique products and engineering know-how; educational & training systems; and an organized supply chain.
The Piedmont aerospace industry is made up of 280 SMEs and many international key players employing approximately 14,800 people, with an annual turnover of around €3.9 billion.
This ecosystem includes five companies that are key players globally: Leonardo, Avio Aero, Collins Aerospace, Thales Alenia Space, and ALTEC.
The Piemonte aerospace supply chain is comprehensive and based on producers of complex subsystems and suppliers of parts, component and functional groups that are incorporated in: