26. April 2016Ute Fertig

FERCHAU AVIA­TION re-certi­fied as "Preferred Supp­lier for Engi­nee­ring & Cust­omer Services"

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AIRBUS GROUP extends cooperation agreement until 2019.

FERCHAU's AVIATION Division specializing in aerospace engineering has again been selected as a "Preferred Supplier for Engineering & Customer Services" by the AIRBUS GROUP, a worldwide leading company in the aerospace sector. This status, first awarded to FERCHAU in 2008, has since been continuously expanded and now extended to 2019. FERCHAU AVIATION thus belongs to an enumerated list of preferred suppliers of engineering services. The AIRBUS GROUP selects its most reliable and efficient suppliers at regular intervals, with a view to optimizing its supply chain, streamlining costs and staying globally competitive. Together with Toulouse Site Manager Thierry Faysse and Country Manager for Spain Oscar Elvira, FERCHAU AVIATION's CEO Harald Felten attended the E2S Award Ceremony in Toulouse, to receive the certificate from the hands of Bernard Richardot, Vice President General Procurement AIRBUS GROUP.

"This renewed Preferred Supplier certification makes us very proud. For our company it means we can confidentially plan long term. Both for our staff and potential job applicants, it is a clearly positive signal, positioning us among the top addresses in the aerospace engineering environment," says Felten. With the certification, FERCHAU AVIATION will be the port of first call for all of the AIRBUS GROUP's related enquiries. The status of preferred supplier brings with it very close contacts with the AIRBUS GROUP's customers and supplier network. The decisive criteria for the award were quality, innovative strength, and efficiency.

FERCHAU Engineering GmbH, AVIATION Division
The FERCHAU AVIATION Division currently employs more than 900 developers, design engineers, hardware and software professionals, and project managers distributed among its locations in Bremen, Hamburg, Munich, Augsburg, Donauwörth, Laupheim (all Germany) and Toulouse (France) as well as Madrid-Getafe, Barcelona (Spain), Bristol, Bournemouth (UK) and Bangalore (India). In 2015, the AVIATION Division generated sales of over 70 million euros.

FERCHAU Engineering GmbH currently employs more than 6,600 graduate engineers, IT consultants, technicians and draughtspersons in over 90 branches and locations and over 70 engineering offices (as at 31 December 2015). FERCHAU operates in areas that include machinery and plant construction, vehicle technology, aerospace, electrical engineering and IT.


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