New Perspectives in Aviation Interiors

16. March 2015 – DRÄXLMAIER Aviation demonstrates innovations at the Aircraft Interiors Expo

Hamburg/Vilsbiburg, March 16, 2015. – DRÄXLMAIER Aviation, represented for the second time at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX), will be presenting new developments for aircraft interiors in Hamburg from April 14th to 16th. The approval as a production organisation (21G) recently granted by the German Federal Office of Civil Aviation has given a boost to these specialists in individual aircraft interiors. DRÄXLMAIER Aviation, a subsidiary of the DRÄXLMAIER Group, benefits from the automotive supplier's 55+ years of development and production competence, will be presenting surprising perspectives for future aircraft interiors once again in 2015.

The expo highlights of DRÄXLMAIER Aviation at a glance:

  • "Bulkhead"
    The Bulkhead is a back-lit, translucent room separator that can be individually customised. For example, ornamentation and decorations covering a large surface area can be implemented.
  • "DRÄXLMAIER Enclosure Concept"
    Series innovations from the automotive industry have come to aviation in the form of the DRÄXLMAIER Enclosure. These include individual interior solutions and intelligent storage compartment concepts such as adjustable multi-purpose overhead compartments and storage compartments, foldable trays and drawers, boxes and covered hinges. Design materials with individual colour concepts and illuminated from within by glass fibres make for a real eye-catcher.
  • Patented table kinematics
    The table kinematics is a high-quality retractable interior solution with a space-saving design.
  • Seat refurbishment
    With its seat refurbishment services, DRÄXLMAIER Aviation revamps the seat design while retaining the existing seat structure and the current ETSO aviation approval. Internally illuminated leather with a diamond effect is used here to display company logos or insignia.

Visitors to the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg can obtain more information from DRÄXLMAIER Aviation in hall 6, stand B90 – 11.2 in the Hanse Pavilion.

The DRÄXLMAIER Group supplies premium automobile manufacturers worldwide with complex wiring harness systems, central electrical and electronic components, exclusive interiors, and storage systems for electric mobility. The combination of core competencies in the interior, electrical, electronic and storage systems areas makes DRÄXLMAIER unique in the industry. The company thereby covers the entire process chain, from the initial idea, through the development and production process, and up to precisely in-sequence delivery of the products to the assembly lines of premium automobile manufacturers. The inventor of the customer-specific wiring harness, the DRÄXLMAIER Group develops pioneering wiring harness technology as well as electrical and electronic components, all directly in-house. These include multi-voltage and high-voltage wiring harness systems, battery management systems, and intelligent power distributors. DRÄXLMAIER is working on the future of emission-free mobility with its solution for low-voltage and high-voltage storage systems. As a market leader for interior systems in premium automobiles, the DRÄXLMAIER Group also supplies premium automobile manufacturers with ambient lighting, center consoles, door panels and instrument panels, as well as complete door and cockpit modules.

The DRÄXLMAIER Group is an international automotive supplier with more than 60  sites in over 20 countries. Founded in Germany in 1958, the company employs about  75,000 employees throughout the world. For the DRÄXLMAIER Group as an owner-managed business, responsible and long-range thinking has always been the basis for economic success. It is therefore a core element of its strategy to design its business and production processes, as well as its products, in a more sustainable manner and in that way to increase the competitiveness of the company on a long-term basis.

In 2019, the DRÄXLMAIER Group generated sales of 4.9 billion euro. Customers of this member of the Top 100 Automotive Suppliers include Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche and Volkswagen, as well as Californian automotive manufacturers.


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