Cenco International awarded contract for a new aero-engine test and delivery facility at the Rolls-Royce Seletar Campus in Singapore.

Singapore Airshow, February 2, 2009

Cenco International, the business unit of Techspace Aero (Belgium) specializing in the design and manufacture of engine test facilities, is pleased to announce receiving a prestigious Design & Build contract for a new facility to test production engines for Rolls-Royce plc., one of the world's leading OEM's of aero-engines. After a stringent selection process, Cenco International was able to secure this new contract by providing unique and innovative solutions to meet Rolls-Royce's very strict technical specification. This turnkey contract will be performed by Cenco International's Minneapolis-based Cenco Inc., who has more than 50 years of successful experience in the design of such large turbofan engine test facilities.

The new facility is part of the Rolls-Royce Seletar Campus located in Seletar Aerospace Park in the north of Singapore, and will consist of a very large (14-meter cross-section) test facility, an engine preparation area, and a Customer Delivery Center (CDC) building.

This new Design-Build facility maintains Cenco International's leadership in the market of Design & Build of facilities for testing of aero-engines. It also strengthens Cenco's position as a key supplier to Rolls-Royce. As a further sign of a closer relationship with Rolls-Royce, Cenco recently opened an office in Derby, UK, to better serve its very demanding and rewarding Customer.

Mr. Donald Drewry, President & CEO of Cenco Inc, said: "It is with pleasure that Cenco accepts this very prestigious contract and continues to build its strong relationship with a leader in the aero-engine market. It also helps build on the reputation of the Seletar Aerospace Park as a distinguished site for aerospace industry in Asia-Pacific."

The Seletar Aerospace Park is the home to more than 20 leading aerospace related companies providing services and expertise for the industry serving the Asia-Pacific region.

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Part of the Safran group, Cenco International designs, installs, and supports test cells and test equipment for all types of aerospace propulsion, from the largest civil turbofan engines and military turbojets to turboshaft engines and APU's. Cenco International is comprised of Cenco US, Cenco Europe, Cenco UK, Cenco Moscow, and Cenco Asia.

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Jim Fleming
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Cenco International
+1 651-203-6110
jim.fleming@cenco.net

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