11/14/2014 Official Opening of Liebherr-Aerospace China
Liebherr-Aerospace has officially opened its new maintenance station in Shanghai (China). The event has been celebrated on November 12, 2014, at Airshow China in Zhuhai (China).
Located in close proximity to Shanghai Pudong airport, Liebherr-Aerospace offers to airlines based in mainland China OEM-quality maintenance services and component support with short turn-around times. Its customer service team was recruited in China and has received additional training at the OEM-facilities Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, Toulouse (France), and Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (Germany).
In addition to offices, the new maintenance station offers up to 30 work benches, about 150 m² (1,600 sq ft) of storage area for piece parts and line replaceable units, as well as areas with state-of-the-art equipment for planning, receiving, cleaning, rework, testing, inspection and shipping. “We are continuously developing our capabilities in order to support our Chinese customers operating the existing fleets of Airbus, Bombardier and Embraer aircraft, and future fleets of COMAC ARJ21 and C919 aircraft”, says Charles Thoyer-Rozat, EVP Customer Services. Liebherr-Aerospace’s OEM inventory is available for sale and exchange.
In September 2013, Liebherr-Aerospace China, which is located on the site of Liebherr Machinery Service (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., received its Maintenance Organization Certificate CCAR Part 145 and just recently its EASA Part 145 accreditation.
Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry
Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, Toulouse (France), is one of eleven divisional control companies within the Liebherr Group and coordinates all activities in the aerospace and transportation systems sectors.
Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry and has more than five decades of experience in this field. The range of aviation equipment produced by Liebherr for the civil and military sectors includes flight control and actuation systems, landing gear and air management systems. These systems are deployed in wide-bodied aircraft, single aisle and regional aircraft, business jets, combat aircraft, military transporters, military training aircraft, civil helicopters and combat helicopters.
Liebherr’s aerospace and transportation systems division employs around 4,900 people. It has four aviation equipment production plants at Lindenberg (Germany), Toulouse (France), Guaratinguetá (Brazil) and Nizhny Novgorod (Russia). These production sites offer a worldwide service with additional customer service centers in Saline (Michigan/USA), Seattle (Washington/USA), Wichita (Kansas/USA), Montreal (Canada), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Singapore and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China).