Hirschmann Receives EN 9100 Aerospace Certification

HIRSCHMANN Engineering U.S.A., Inc., of Elgin, Illinois recently announced that
their parent company, HIRSCHMANN GmbH has received the EN 9100 Aerospace
Series Certification. The certification's Quality Management System and requirements
are based on ISO 9001: 2000, Quality Management Systems, which is technically
equivalent to AS 9100 and JISQ 9100. The certificate was issued in Munich Germany on
October 16, 2006 by AeroCert the issuing certification body for management systems.

The certificate confirms that HIRSCHMANN GmbH has installed and applied a quality
management system for: Research, Development, Production, Sales and Maintenance of
Rod Ends, Spherical Bearings, Axial Shaft Seals, Fixturing Systems for wire and sink
EDM and milling machines and Handling Systems. The certification is valid until
October 9, 2009.

As stated by Peter Knowles, President of HIRSCHMANN Engineering, U.S.A., "This
new certification will allow HIRSCHMANN to better serve the aerospace industry with
it's existing products and is a win-win for both HIRSCHMANN and the aerospace

In addition to the duties of import and distribution of the parent company's products,
HIRSCHMANN Engineering, U.S.A. Inc is a FANUC Robotics authorized system
integrator and offers their own CMS Cell Master control software for automation and
monitoring. HIRSCHMANN Engineering U.S.A. Inc is also exclusive importer of all
Oelheld GmbH fluids that include Ionoplus® synthetic dielectric fluid and SintoGrind
TTS® high-speed synthetic grinding fluid.

Incorporated in 1992, Hirschmann Engineering, USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of
Hirschmann GmbH, Germany, a privately owned company founded in 1957. Oelheld is
an ISO 9001 certified company, founded in 1887. Hirschmann Engineering USA, Inc.
is responsible for sales, service, and technical support for all of North America for all products.

For additional information contact:
HIRSCHMANN Engineering USA, Inc.
1760 Britannia Drive
Unit 1
Elgin, IL 60123
Phone: 847-468-9700
Fax: 847-468-9701
E-mail: info@hirschmannusa.com
Web site: www.hirschmannusa.com

For additional information, contact agency:
Jim Kelly
1655 N. Arlington Heights Rd #101W
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Fax: 847-253-3966

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