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 & 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®, Glassfibre and Aluminium Honeycomb (with or without perforation)
  • Sandwich panels (flat and curved structures)


Major Space Catalogue projects

Ongoing Projects

  • EUCLID: Aluminum External Panels manufacturing
  • PROBA Next (P200): Aluminum structural panels, CFRP solar array substrates, Solar Array substrates
  • PROBA-3: Aluminum structural panels, CFRP solar array substrates, Solar Array substrates
  • PROBA-3: Optical bench



  • 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)
  • Perforated Hoenycomb core: Qualification of perforated honeycomb types for Space application
  • Quartz-Glass honeycomb core and sandwich panels: RF transparent glass fibre sandwich panels


  • 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
  • Study for structural CFRP thermal conditions


  • Abrixas: Support panel for solar arrays
  • 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


Technical / technological capabilities

  • 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, Airbus Defence and Space, Boeing, Thales Alenia Space, MDA Corporation, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), SENER


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Rolf Mathias Alter

Creation date



Total: 1,100 (in the group)

Organisation type

Large Enterprise

Certifications & qualifications

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


2016 : Total: €160 M (in the group)


2, rue Benedikt Zender (Z.I.)
B.P. 24
L-640168 Echternach

Other sites

USA, Germany


Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Herrmann
Vice President Defence & Space Technology
Tel: +352 72 94 63 496
Fax: +352 72 94 63 9496

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