Torfaen MP and Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Nick Thomas-Symonds visited STG Aerospace head office in Cwmbran on Friday 21 October to learn about what the company does and how they operate as an exporter.
STG Aerospace is trusted by the Aerospace industry as a partner of choice for their emergency exit marking and cabin lighting systems. They meet these demands through two core technologies, photoluminescent and LED based lighting solutions.
The company have a strong heritage in the innovative design, manufacture and certification of solutions that are line-fit for major OEMs (including Boeing, Airbus & Embraer); and are operating on over 10,000 aircraft, with some 300 airlines across the globe.
As Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Mr Thomas-Symonds has made it a priority to speak to exporters on the frontline in Torfaen and across the country to see what help is required to boost exports.
Speaking after the visit Nick Thomas-Symonds said: “STG Aerospace are an important local employer, as well as a globally recognised supplier to the aerospace market. I’m impressed by the incredible facility in Cwmbran, particularly their cabin simulator where they demonstrate and test their lighting solutions. I am delighted they are based in Cwmbran.”
Dr Sean O’Kell, Director of Photoluminescent Products at STG said: “It was great to welcome Nick to STG and give him a tour of our Cwmbran head office to showcase how our lighting solutions support safety systems and improve passenger experience. We are grateful for his support and focus on the exporters in the region, particularly as we export 93% of our total sales.”