Creation of Technofan SA by the Brisebois brothers
At the time, Technofan only had 4 employees and was hosted by the company Air Toulouse.
The company specializes in the design and development of fans for the civil and military aeronautical and armament sectors.
Technofan grows and builds its own premises in CENTREDA (Blagnac).
End of Technofan works
Technofan is the first French SME to float on the London USM (Unlisted Securities Market), a market reserved for SMEs.
Remember that at this time, the second market did not exist in France.
Technofan participates in the Le Bourget air fair for the first time
Technofan floats on the second market of the Bordeaux stock market
The founders of Technofan receive the "Toulousains of the year" award from the Toulouse city council
Technofan is chosen by Dassault to work in partnership with US group Garrett on the Rafale
Technofan, bought by Labinal, builds new premises in Blagnac, Place Marcel Dassault, where the company's headquarters still are today.
Inauguration of the new premises
Snecma buys Labinal and becomes majority shareholder of Technofan.
Technofan contributes to the Group its knowhow in the design and development of fans for the civil and military aeronautical and armament sectors.
Creation of Technofan Inc. in Seattle, USA
Technofan has a good industrial presence in Europe, and thanks to its subsidiary Technofan Inc. has research and production capacity in the USA.
Technofan wins the Airbus A380 contract.
The company starts a significant change in direction. It equips itself with an electrical design office and starts to produce mechanical and electrical fans.
Creation of the Safran group, born from the merger of Sagem and Snecma
Technofan is selected by Airbus UK on the A350 XWB program to supply brake fans.
Technofan Inc. merges with Safran Electronics USA
Technofan inaugurates a new building to be used for the production of fans for the A350XWB
Technofan wins a repair contract with the Emirates company on long range aircraft.
Technofan LLC. wins the EJet 2 contract
Creation of Labinal Power Systems
The companies Labinal, Safran Power, Safran Engineering Services and Technofan are grouped into one entity, Labinal Power Systems.
As part of creating a global support and services organization responsible for the customer support and sales activities of all equipment, Technofan and Labinal Power Systems' aftermarket sales teams are pooled.
Technofan leaves the Stock Exchange following the tender offer by Safran.
Technofan becomes Safran Ventilation Systems
As a result of bringing together its various companies under a single brand name, The Technofan Division of the Safran group changes its name and becomes Safran Ventilation Systems.
That same year, Irkut Corporation chooses Safran Ventilation Systems to supply all the ventilation system for the new, single-aisle Russian commercial aircraft, the MC-21.
Finally, the company is awarded a maintenance service contract for the A350 with Singapore Airlines.
Safran Ventilation Systems takes part in the "Electric Taxiing by Safran" program. This technology enables airline companies to increase their efficiency while reducing fuel consumption and costs associated with taxiing.