Goodrich Corporation (ticker: GR, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
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(Paris Air Show) Lufthansa Technik Selects Goodrich Hot Water Heating System for Boeing Business Jet
PARIS AIR SHOW, France, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufthansa Technik has
selected the new 20-gallon temperature controlled hot water heating system
from Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) for use on BBJ aircraft. Goodrich will
be providing the system for 10 aircraft over the next 3 years with options for
an additional 20. Lufthansa is using the hot water heating system to supply
hot water to lavatories, galleys and showers.
According to Bruce Coggins, Goodrich's President, De-Icing and Specialty
Systems division, "Our previous experience as the potable water system
integrator for the CRJ700, CRJ900, Hawker Horizon and Gulfstream GV-SP
aircraft and manufacture of lavatory and galley water heaters has helped us to
become the provider of choice for this project."
The Goodrich hot water heating system ensures a constant supply of hot
water for all areas of the BBJ including high demand requirements such as
showers. The system controller maintains a constant water temperature
automatically throughout the flight. The system is modular and can be sized
to meet specific water heating requirements.
With 2000 sales of $4.4 billion, Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) is a
leading worldwide supplier of aerospace components, systems and services, as
well as sealing and compressor systems and other engineered industrial
products. Goodrich is ranked by Fortune magazine as one of the "Most Admired"
aerospace companies and is included on Forbes magazine's "Platinum List" of
America's best big companies. The company has its headquarters in Charlotte,
North Carolina, and employs 23,000 people worldwide. For more information,
please visit www.goodrich.com.
The company's De-icing & Specialty Systems division is a leader in the
development and manufacture of aircraft ice protection systems for nearly 70
years, has expanded to include a wide variety of aircraft heated products,
potable water systems and specialty composites.
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