Kopter expands its presence at Mollis airfield

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The new facility will be built behind the existing hangar

The Kopter Group (Kopter) is starting its next expansion step and has commissioned architect Dima & Partner based in Glarus with the design, planning and construction of a new 20,000m2 building for its pre-assembly activities at the Mollis airfield. The design and planning of the new building will be completed in summer 2019, with the construction due to start in autumn of the same year. After moving into the new building in 2021, Kopter will have the necessary capacities for ramping-up the production of its SH09 helicopter.

The new building is planned for manufacturing and pre-assembly and will include the production of dynamic components such as rotor blades, gearboxes and rotor heads. Testing rigs and a central warehouse will also be located at this site. Kopter already owns an existing building of 4,200m2 at the Mollis airfield, which will then host the final assembly lines and administrative functions.

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