Core business

The EC-Group is a global player in the field of advanced and demanding composites products. We offer technical solutions based on advanced composites adapted to the needs of our customers: we can develop solutions to your exact requirements, or we manufacture products precisely to your specifications. Just how it fits best for you and your production strategy.

Products and services

  • Advanced composites parts production
  • Machined and/or formed composite parts
  • Design and manufacturing of tools and moulds
  • Completion of drop-in parts (inserts, reinforcements, extruded profiles, priming, grinding, coating)
  • Autoclave processing
  • Resin infusion and resin transfer moulding processes for interior and structural parts
  • Final assembly of complete units
  • Kevlar®, Nomex®, Glasfibre and Aluminium Honeycomb
  • Sandwich panels

Technical means

  • RI – resin infusion
  • Autoclave
  • FSW – friction stir welding
  • Coating
  • CAD/CAM software
  • CNC milling centers
  • Sandwich panel production
  • Honeycomb production
  • Quality control and measurement tools
  • Laboratory for mechanical tests
  • X-ray chamber

Main customers/collaborations

ESA, QinetiQ Space, OHB Systems, EADS Astrium, Euro Heat Pipes, Astro- und Feinwerktechik, MDA Corporation, Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics

Major space projects

Ongoing Projects

  • Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE) Heat Pipe Panel
  • Study for structural CFRP thermal conditions


  • Small Geo: CFRP and Aluminum Structural Panels, Transport boxes and Heat Pipe Test Panel for the Platform
  • PROBA-V: Aluminum structural panels, CFRP solar array substrates, Solar Array substrates
  • BepiColombo: High Temperature Aluminum Core (Flight Hardware)


  • Light-weight, torsion-free structural panel with excellent surface properties
  • Development of CFRP radiator panels with integrated fluid tubes
  • Manufacturing of Honeycomb panel with embedded heat pipes for telecommunication satellites


  • Abrixas:Support panel for solar arrays
  • Proba-V structural panels
  • BIRD:Solar Array support panels
  • Herschel & Planck:Sub-Platform Test Dummy and Solar Panel Test Dummies
  • Astrosat100:Structural Panel, Aluminum face sheets
  • TET:Solar array panels, Payload panel


Qualifications, approvals

AIRBUS Group, IRIS Boeing D1-4426 EASA 21 Part G ISO 9001 & SAE AS 9100 NADCAP

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Rolf Mathias Alter

Creation date


Organisation type

Large Enterprise


Total: 890 (in the group)

Turnover 2014

Total: €130 M (in the group)

R&D internal investments 2014

€22,2 M


B.P 24, Zone Industrielle
6401 Echternach
Other sites : USA, Germany


Willy Wintgens
Technical director
Tel: +352 72 94 63-211

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