Thales Alenia Space: New industrial site opens in L’Aquila
Thales Alenia Space recently inaugurated the new industrial complex in L’Aquila, completely rebuilt after the company’s historic establishment was declared unfit for occupancy due to the serious damage suffered during the earthquake of April 6, 2009. With this inauguration, Thales Alenia Space honored its commitment: less than two years after the laying of the first stone in December 2011, and with an investment of 42 million euros, the new plant is now ready and operational, providing an innovative, state-of-the-art facility centred on technological and engineering excellence that strengthens and confirms the company’s industrial presence in the region.
The new plant covers 16,080 square metres, divided into production areas, service areas/utilities (energy centre), office areas and other areas (reception desk, lobby, infirmary). The production block, the largest part of the facility (10,215 square metres), is located on the ground floor, while the offices are located on two floors (for a total of