News | 04/14/2021 Liebherr Receives Gold Award from COMAC

Award ceremony at COMAC’s Global Supplier Conference 2021

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At COMAC’s Global Supplier Conference 2021 on April 13 in Nanchang, the Chinese aircraft manufacturer awarded Liebherr with the prestigious “2020 Supplier of the Year - Performance Excellence Gold Award” for the OEM’s air management system for the ARJ21 aircraft program. The system has been designed, manufactured and integrated by Liebherr.

COMAC recognized the outstanding performance of Liebherr in the rapid resumption of work and production during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the continuous improvement of quality.

In his speech, Julien Moll, General Manager - Aerospace Division at Liebherr (China) Co., Ltd., thanked COMAC for the award and added: “We are very proud to contribute to the production ramp-up of the regional jet ARJ21 and to the development of the new single aisle C919.”

Liebherr has been on the Chinese market since 1978, with Liebherr (China) Co., Ltd. as the Regional Headquarter based in Shanghai. The company has developed a local footprint for its aerospace activities with a liaison office and MRO facility in Shanghai and a joint venture with AVIC LAMC in Changsha: Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Co., Ltd. supplies landing gears for the ARJ21 as well as for the C919.