Bowen, a company specializing in the design and production of tailor-made solutions in the field of defense, transport and security, announces the opening of a new site intended to consolidate its development and industrialization activities .
Located in Les Ulis, in Essonne, and inaugurated on October 8, this new 3,000 m² site can accommodate employees, partners, laboratories and customers. Employees will thus be able to pool their skills in order to develop the synergy necessary for the growth of the activity.
In a demanding market where technologies are complex and innovative, the design cycle must be reduced, without compromising on quality, reliability and safety. To consolidate its competitiveness, Bowen has invested € 5 million over the past three years.
This new establishment, which is part of a strong desire for development with a long-term vision, will also allow the hiring of 10 engineers by 2022. The Bowen group is determined to increase its workforce while respecting responsible commitments.
Bowen, a global partner
Bowen was built around the acquisitions of the activities of Pekly, Erte, EADS-Nuclétudes and Jacquelot, which bring together all the technologies essential for the construction of complex radar and telecommunications equipment: RF amplifiers, signal processing and digital electronics.
Bowen, a global partner for systems manufacturers, is positioned as an accelerator of innovations and new technologies, capable of producing complete industrial solutions for surveillance, detection and telecommunications, investing 15% of its turnover in research each year. and development.
The new site in Les Ulis will be devoted to research and development of new solutions for radar equipment and complex radiofrequency telecommunications intended for surveillance, detection or transmission of information. These radiofrequency solutions adapt to any type of environment, thus making it possible to generate, process and transmit information at high speed.
R&D benefits from an anechoic chamber in order to test the equipment and measure that it fully meets the required standards. This deaf chamber is a unique test space which is similar to the vacuum of space, it represents an additional lever of innovation and competitiveness.
The Bowen group relies on total control of the industrial chain, but also on a network of partners (laboratories, expert partners and industrial, university and institutional groups) to optimize its capacity for innovation and responsiveness.
“This investment is part of the group's strong desire to develop our activity and consolidate our position as a global partner for clients. We benefit from a very efficient ecosystem which will enable us to strengthen ourselves in the years to come. This building has been completely reconfigured to allow the sharing and pooling of knowledge with our partners and customers to meet new challenges ” , comments Juvelino Da Silva, CEO of Bowen.
In 2019, Bowen, member of the French Fab and of the Gican, ASTech and Gifas competitiveness clusters, achieved in 2019 a turnover of more than € 10M and aims to double it by 2030.
During the inauguration, the departments of Eure-et-Loir, where the historic Bowen production site is located, and Essonne were represented by Laure de la Raudière, Member of Parliament for the 3rd constituency of Eure- et-Loir, and Vincent Delahaye, senator from Essonne.
Isabelle Perdereau, regional advisor and president of the economic development and innovation commission, was present for the Île-de-France region, as well as Victor Provot, mayor of Thiron-Gardais.
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