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New Breed Logistics Opens Belfast, Northern Ireland Aerospace Manufacturing Support Facility

Dépèche transmise le 22 juin 2011 par PRNewswire

HIGH POINT, North Carolina, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

- Operation supports manufacturing of Bombardier CSeries aircraft wings

New Breed Logistics, a North Carolina-based provider of outsourced logistics services and supply chain consulting has announced the opening of a manufacturing support facility in Belfast, Northern Ireland to support assembly of the advanced composite wings for Bombardier's* new CSeries* aircraft.

New Breed will provide services to Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast that include kitting for the CSeries aircraft wings, as well as kit engineering and production, and some inbound transportation management. New Breed's aerospace business intelligence solutions will provide visibility of orders, inventory availability, performance metrics, and service levels.

Bombardier's CSeries aircraft is one of a new generation of airliners built largely of advanced materials and promising improved fuel efficiency and performance. New Breed Executive VP of Aerospace and Government Services, Dennis Hunt, said, "Our work with other advanced commercial and military aircraft has given us tremendous insight into rapidly designing and managing supply chains to support manufacturing of new generation aircraft. We understand the challenges and have the expertise for engineering and implementing effective solutions. We're looking forward to supporting the CSeries aircraft program."

"Given the strong global demand for CSeries aircraft, we anticipate significant expansion of this manufacturing support facility and continued hiring over the next four years," said Hunt.

About New Breed Logistics

New Breed Logistics is a supply-chain and distribution center operations company, featuring world-class capabilities in warehousing & distribution, manufacturing support, service parts logistics, reverse logistics, refurbishment and repair, materials management, business process improvement, transportation management, and supply chain consulting. Clients include Avaya, Boeing, Hamilton Sundstrand, Honeywell, Logitech, Motorola, Pratt & Whitney, Siemens Medical Solutions, Sikorsky Aircraft, the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Postal Service, and Verizon Wireless. Globally recognized for its superior services, New Breed is consistently named among the leading Third Party Logistics Providers. New Breed employs more than 7,000 people and operates more than 50 distribution centers.

http://www.newbreed.com

* Bombardier and CSeries are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

CONTACT: Joe Hauck, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, NewBreed Logistics, +1-336-232-4117,

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