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A step towards further growth and securing the future in Schwaebisch Hall

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany – Recaro Aircraft Seating is planning a major expansion of its headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall. In view of meeting the company’s steady growth requirements, it has acquired land and buildings valued in the multi-millions. Over the next few years, Recaro will be investing a similar amount in new buildings and renovations. The first phase of construction is scheduled to begin in early 2019 – as per plans by Stuttgart-based architects MDM, who won the nationwide architectural competition. "Of course, the expansion project which we named ‘space2grow’ also reflects a clear commitment to our Schwaebisch Hall location and to the region," commented Dr. Mark Hiller, Chief Executive Officer and Shareholder of Recaro Aircraft Seating.

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Recaro CL5710 takes off on Shenzhen Airlines Boeing 737MAX

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany / Shenzhen, China – Chinese Shenzhen Airlines ordered more than 300 CL5710 business class seats and 5500 economy class seats BL3530 from Recaro Aircraft Seating for their 37 Boeing 737MAX aircraft. Shenzhen’s first B737MAX took off on August 3rd, 2018.

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Organizational Realignment at Recaro Aircraft Seating

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany / FORT WORTH, Texas – Effective October 1, 2018, René Dankwerth, Executive Vice President of Research and Development and an Executive Board member for Recaro Aircraft Seating, will take over as General Manager of Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas, LLC. Sunitha Vegerla, the site’s current General Manager, has decided, after four years, to take a step back from her role so she can focus more on her family life. She will remain at Recaro and assume the new role in the executive team as Director of Quality & Process Management. Heiko Fricke will take over René Dankwerths role as Executive Vice President Research and Development and Executive Board member for Recaro Aircaft Seating. He will join the company August 1, 2018.

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