Jürgen Funke, president of ThyssenKrupp Aerospace, said the company was pleased with the excellent performance
of its Canadian employees. He said he was 'proud that Bombardier continues to expand our relationship in
accordance with the vision of their integrated supply chain project.'

At Bombardier Aerospace, Jocelyn Lecomte, the company's senior supply chain director, said: "The competitive aerospace industry requires us to lower costs and increase services. This agreement focuses on both and the St-Laurent operation will benefit from this award."

Lecomte added that ThyssenKrupp Aerospace has been a valuable contributor to the success of Bombardier's Integrated Supply Chain project. "We look forward to continue developing this relationship in the future, he said."

Essen-based ThyssenKrupp is a diversified technology and materials group operating in over 80 countries.

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace supplies material and supply chain management services to the world's leading
aerospace companies and their supply chains. It operates from numerous locations throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific and North Africa and employs 1,600 people.