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Voith Engineering Services GmbH receives EASA Design Organization Approval

(PresseBox) (Berlin, ) On February 10, 2011 Voith Engineering Services received the Design Organization Approval Certificate: EASA.21J.385 from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

The Approval is given to Voith Engineering Services GmbH, Bremen and entitles the company to classify "minor" and "major" changes and repairs in CS-23/CS-25 aircrafts in the area of cabin interiors and associated structures and systems, electrical systems as well as secondary structures. Furthermore, Voith Engineering Services is entitled to approve minor changes to type design and minor repairs without direct EASA involvement. The Approval moreover includes the approval of documentary changes to the aircraft flight manual and supplements.

For Voith, this new design responsibility enables a closer collaboration with airlines. Furthermore, the Approval, of course, enlarges Voith's market potential especially in the area of cabin modification and the complete after sales market.

Voith Industrial Services, a division of Voith GmbH, is one of the leading providers of technical services for key industries as automotive, energy, chemicals and petrochemicals as well as mechanical engineering. With 19.100 employees at 170 locations worldwide, the company has posted sales of EUR 962 million in 2010.

Voith GmbH is setting new standards in the energy, oil & gas, paper, resources and transport & automotive markets. Founded in 1867, Voith now has 40.000 employees, sales of EUR 5.2 billion and locations in about 50 countries worldwide, making it one of Europe's largest family-owned companies.