A new Engineering and Support Center of the Diehl Aviation was inaugurated in Debrecen on 30 January 2019.
The aerospace supplier Diehl Aviation celebrated the opening of its new Engineering and Support Center (ESC) in Debrecen on 30 January. Representing Diehl Aviation in Hungary, Dr. Mario Amschlinger, Diehl Hungary CFO, Christian Utz, Diehl Hungary COO, and Roman Damschke, ESC Debrecen Site Manager officially took possession of the new site during the celebratory opening in this eastern Hungarian university city. Also attending the event were Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Hungary, Dr. László Papp, Mayor of Debrecen, Róbert Ésik, President of the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA), the Members of Parliament Dr. Pósán Lajos and Dr. Simon Miklós, and Rainer von Borstel, Diehl Aviation CEO.
The Diehl Aviation ESC in Debrecen has been in development since 2016. The center, alongside the Hungarian production site in Nyírbátor, will support the Division, and its development and production activities in the country. Until recently, all support for the areas of Engineering, Administration, Program Management, Customer Services, and Procurement was chiefly located in Germany. By 2020, up to 150 Diehl Aviation employees will be based at the “Lion Office” in south-east Debrecen.
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