The company serves primarily the aerospace, defense and automotive sectors worldwide.


A multi-business concern, has earned a reputation as a technological innovator across its business lines. Powered by the drive for innovation and excellence, incorporates exclusive techniques and experience. Our highly qualified and experienced designers, engineers, and metallurgists combine their expertise in process development, design, and forging innovation to meet and exceed the needs of our clients.

For more than 10 years, has been working with some of the leading companies in the USA, Italy, Germany, Israel, and France, including EADS, Airbus, AMTS, Halliburton, BBS, Brembo, and Timminco, among others.

Our partners have commented on the state-of-the-art quality of our products, as well as our ability to find creative and valueadded solutions for technical and engineering problems.

Among our most recent success stories is participation in the European Commission projects to implement magnesium alloy parts in European Aerospace Industry.

Among’s industrial and research partners:

EADS, a leading global aerospace and defence company, whose business depends heavily on the development and integration of state-of-the-art technologies in its products to provide the necessary competitive edge in its markets.

AIRBUS, a leading aircraft manufacturer whose customer focus, commercial know-how, technological leadership and manufacturing efficiency have propelled it to the forefront of the industry.

EMBRAER, a global aerospace company creating imaginative aircraft and technologies, because we believe that, while the destination is important, the journey is everything.

ALSTOM, a world leader in transport infrastructure, power generation and transmission, world leader in integrated power plants for the production of electricity and air quality control systems.

VIAM is the largest materials science state enterprise that has been developing materials outlining the aerospace engineering products over 79 years. The leading Russian and international airspace enterprises are currently among our customers. VIAM fills development and delivery customer orders on a wide range of products: metallic and non-metallic materials; coatings; technological processes and equipment; corrosion-preventive measures; quality control methods of raw products, semiproducts, and items thereof.

SIRRIS is the collective centre of the Belgian technological industry. We help companies in the implementation of technological innovations, enabling them to strengthen their competitive position over the long-term. Our experts visit companies on site, offer them technological advice, launch innovation paths, and provide guidance until they reach the implementation phase. It is our aim to find concrete solutions to the real challenges facing Belgian entrepreneurs.

AERO-MAGNESIUM (formerly AMTS) is an engineering oriented industrial organization, which has been active since the mid 90’s, and is dedicated to the supply of a wide range of technological solutions, in order to ensure the professional use of wrought/cast magnesium alloys in aeronautics applications.

CHEMETALL is a global company committed to specialty chemistry. The Group's activities focus on products and processes for the chemical treatment of metal surfaces and plastics, as well as selected fields of fine chemistry, e.g. lithium and cesium compounds. Chemetall's businesses historically emerged from the combination of expertise in chemistry and metallurgy, which is still mirrored in the company's name.

SMWE is the world leader in forged magnesium wheel blanks, forged alloy wheels and extruded bar and plate fabrications. For the last 15 years, SMWE has been a reliable metallurgical fabricator, serving primarily aerospace, defense and automotive sectors worldwide.

About Lightest Armor

The parent company,, Inc. specializes in the development, manufacture and supply of lightweight applications deploying proprietary and generic magnesium, aluminum-lithium and other aluminum-based specialized alloys and hybrid materials...

Weight Reduction

Weight reduction is a critical design requirement across the range of military equipment. Group develops solutions for application of magnesium in structural and system components to achieve weight reduction...

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Magnesium alloys offer a unique combination of high tensile strength (up to 410 MPa), low density (up to 1.8 g/cm3), and superior shock-absorbency (100 times greater than aluminum alloys!). In addition, Magnesium has the highest...

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