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AECE, a group with multiple skills

For 40 years, AECE has been a leading equipment manufacturer, specializing in the study, design, production, industrialization and integration of functional assemblies for civil and military aeronautics, armament and industry.

In 2021, AECE took a new step in its development by integrating the Gérard Perrier Industrie group, which specialises in the design, production, installation and maintenance of electrical, electronic, automation and instrumentation equipment for industry.

Our skills and our diverse professions allow us to master the entire industrial process. Our key words: step ahead, tailor-made and adaptability.

Our Research & Development department is on constant watch, looking for new partnerships. What’s our goal ? To acquire new competences and diversify our target markets in order to meet the technological challenges of our customers;

We offer customized solutions, thanks to a team of competent engineers and technicians.

7700 of industrial space
180 employees
50 % production workers
50 % engineers & managers

A diversified turnover

33 % Civil Aeronautics
30 % Military Aeronautics
20 % Land Military and Marine
8 % Other industries
5 % Oil - Chemistry
4 % Energy - Environment

Our skills


Guarantee performance over time, in terms of availability, quality and innovation.

Our key words




Our experience in your field of activity:

  • More than 35 years of experience in the aerospace/defense sector
  • Good knowledge of the specific requirements of the equipment
  • Experience in the design, construction and commissioning of equipment
  • A young and experienced team
  • Innovation: our company’s DNA

Global offer: Design offices + Manufacturing + Maintenance

  • Electronics
  • Cables and harnesses
  • Automation and control-command system
  • Electricity and Electrotechnics
  • Industrial IT
  • Mechanics & Hydraulics
  • Production & Integration
  • Quality Control

Product Life Cycle Management

  • PLM
  • Configuration management
  • Industrialization
  • MRO
  • Obsolescence management
  • Reduction of environmental impacts

A network of industrial partner

Based in an aeronautical industrial area, we have a network of partners in the fields of precision mechanics and composite manufacturing.

Our experience in aeronautics, space and defense

We manufacture equipment for the most demanding customers.


17 June 2021

The new economy: an aeronautical company invests and hires in Charente

It is one of the very first companies in France to benefit from the 2020 economic recovery plan.

17 June 2021

France relaunch: the company Aeva modernizes and relocates

The company Aeva, located in Fléac (Nouvelle Aquitaine), specialises in ignition systems for helicopter turbines. The Pyrenean company, which took over the aeronautical equipment manufacturer formerly known as Meggitt in April 2019, launched a large-scale modernisation project including the relocation of subcontracted production to Asia.

17 June 2020

At Aquitaine Electronique, a smooth recovery…and some question marks

Even if well prepared in advance, the return to activity in this Serres-Castet company does not exempt it from the many questions surrounding the future of subcontracting in aeronautics.

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