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ECA Group
& iXblue

Exail was formed as ECA Group and iXblue joined forces in 2022. We are now a leading high-tech industrial champion specializing in cutting-edge robotics, maritime, navigation, aerospace and photonics technologies. Together, we employ a workforce of 1500 people worldwide and achieve an annual turnover of €250 million. With our unique offer ranging from components to complex systems, we support our customers for their critical missions in severe environments.

Our Events

Naval / Ongoing

DWT Marine Workshop

25 Sep 2023 – 27 Sep 2023

Dobbin-Linstow, Germany

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Photonics / Ongoing


25 Sep 2023 – 29 Sep 2023

Toulouse, France

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TransRail Connection

27 Sep 2023 – 28 Sep 2023

Paris, France

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User workshop in Hamburg

27 Sep 2023 – 28 Sep 2023

Hamburg, Germany

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2 Oct 2023 – 5 Oct 2023

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

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Toulouse Space Week

2 Oct 2023 – 3 Oct 2023

Toulouse, France

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Aerospace Defense

DEFSEC Atlantic 2023

3 Oct 2023 – 5 Oct 2023

Halifax, Canada

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DanFish International

10 Oct 2023 – 12 Oct 2023

Aalborg, Denmark

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Latest news


Exail opens new office in Norway to support growth in the Scandinavian region

Exail announces the opening of a new business office in Norway, that will support the company’s growth in the Scandinavian region. Located in the Oslo area, this new office is led by Lars Sorfang, who is acting as General Manager for Exail AS, as well as Regional Sales Manager for Scandinavia.

Raphaël Gorgé wins the BFM “Entrepreneur of the Year 2022” award

The BFM AWARDS jury rewarded the Chairman and CEO of Groupe Gorgé, Raphaël Gorgé, for his remarkable entrepreneurial career.

ECA Group and iXblue join forces and become Exail

Following the acquisition of iXblue by Group Gorgé end of September, ECA Group and iXblue announced today that both companies will be operating under a new joint brand: Exail.

Groupe Gorgé completes the acquisition of iXblue, paving the way to bringing ECA Group and iXblue together

Groupe Gorgé announced today having reached a major milestone with the acquisition of iXblue. This operation, that will bring ECA Group and iXblue together, will lead to the rise of a European high-tech industrial champion in the fields of robotics, maritime, navigation, aerospace and photonics.

ECA Group and iXblue enter exclusive negotiations period to create new European high-tech champion

ECA Group and iXblue have entered an exclusive negotiations period to bring the two French companies together. Carried out by Group Gorgé, this operation will lead to the rise of a European high-tech industrial champion in the fields of maritime, inertial navigation, space and photonics.