03/17/2015 Liebherr-Aerospace Brasil Ltda. Reaches New Milestone
Liebherr Aerospace Brasil Ltda., Liebherr’s manufacturing facility in Guaratinguetá near São Paulo (Brazil), has started to produce make-to-print parts for aircraft manufacturers, thus reaching an important milestone in the development of its capacities.
The company will deliver the structural and landing gear parts, for example brackets for wings, as well as stays and trailing arms for landing gear, directly to Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer. Moreover, Liebherr Aerospace Brasil Ltda., which has recently obtained its ISO14001 certification, concluded 2014 with another important milestone in its business development: compared to the previous year, it increased revenues by 30 %. Furthermore, the company has expanded its capabilities through the deployment of new processes for the assembly of electrical subassemblies and for painting.
Liebherr Aerospace Brasil Ltda., founded in 2006, specializes in the precision- machining, surface treatment and assembly of high-tech parts for landing gear, flight control and air management systems for a wide array of commercial aircraft, business jets, military aircraft and helicopters. It employs a total of around 280 people in production, design, procurement, quality control and in administration.
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, air management systems and gearboxes. 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), Montréal (Canada), Sao José dos Campos (Brazil), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Singapore and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China).