Labinal selected by Embraer “Supplier of the year – Hardware category”

Blagnac (France) January 14th 2011

Labinal (Safran group) has been awarded the "Embraer Supplier of the Year Award – Hardware category". Labinal has worked diligently to support and provide high quality products and services for the Phenom 100 program since the beginning of 2008. This award is a recognition for Labinal Engineering, Manufacturing and Services teams on Embraer sites and in Labinal Mexico plant where Embraer activities are gathered.

"This is a significant achievement for Labinal. Embraer is a very important customer for us and we look forward to continuing in our support and partnership with Embraer," said Karen Bomba, Labinal Chairman and CEO.

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About Labinal
One of the Safran group's high tech companies, Labinal is a world leader in the field of electrical wiring systems – and studies in their engineering and associated technology – for the aviation, space and defense markets. The company's unmatched expertise is founded on decades of design, development and manufacturing success with long-term partnerships with the leading aerospace companies. Labinal's industrial activities, market segment oriented and customer-driven, are organized in four Divisions: Europe Wiring, North America Wiring, Safran Engineering Services and Labinal Services.

About Embraer
Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3) is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil's leading exporters. Embraer's headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, the United States, France, Portugal, China and Singapore. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft for the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide.

Press Contact
Marie FAGES
Tel:05.34.600.120
Email:marie.fages@fr.labinal.com