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Diehl takes over Thales share in Diehl Aircabin
Neuilly-sur-Seine, 21 December 2012 - The Diehl Group, Nürnberg,
Germany, has acquired Thales's minority interest (49%) in Diehl Aircabin GmbH,
Laupheim, Germany. Thus, Diehl Aircabin is from now on fully owned by Diehl.
Diehl Aircabin mainly supplies commercial air transport aircraft manufacturers
with cabin interior lining (panels, hatracks...), air conditioning ducts and
crew rest compartments. Diehl Aircabin's operations are to be totally
Thales had announced its decision to divest its minority interest in Diehl
Aircabin at its annual general meeting in May 2012, as part of the ongoing
optimisation of its portfolio.
This move does not affect Diehl Aerospace and Junghans Microtec, the other
joint ventures of Diehl and Thales, and both groups are willing to pursue
their long standing and successful cooperation.
Thales is a global technology leader for the Defence & Security and the
Aerospace & Transportation markets. In 2011, the company generated revenues of
EUR13 billion with 67,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 22,500 engineers
and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy
equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security
requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with
operations around the world working with customers as local partners.
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