Key projects include the manufacture of a Bridge Milling Machine in 1968 to machine the wings of the Boeing 747 aircraft (the first wide-body commercial aircraft, the longest and heaviest).
In the 1970s and 1980s, DYE consolidated its position as one of the most important manufacturers of machine tools, with branches in America, Europe and Asia.
Today, CMI Aeronáutica carries out new projects based on DYE technology and the experience acquired during 60 years in the sector, but also seeks innovation, adapting to new technologies and the needs of each customer.
CMI Aeronáutica S.L. operates out of facilities in Durango (Bizkaia) in the centre of the Basque Country, approximately 30 minutes by car from Bilbao International Airport, with connections to major European airports such as Madrid, London, Paris, and Frankfurt.
Most of Spain’s heavy industry is concentrated in the Basque Country, including nearly 96% of machine tool manufacturers. Spain is the 3rd largest machine tool manufacturer in Europe.