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Shimtech Group to Debut at Farnborough International Airshow 2012

Added 16/03/12

Shimtech Industries, the specialist international aerospace group, today announces that it will be exhibiting for the first time at the Farnborough International Airshow (“FIA”) 2012.  The show will take place from the 9th to the 15th July 2012.

In what has been a busy period for Shimtech since its acquisition of the former shim businesses of Hampson Aerospace in October 2011, the group will be demonstrating a complete array of shim solutions for commercial and military aerospace applications, including the latest lightweight, high performance materials.

FIA is the largest truly global event of its kind and represents a unique platform for some 1,400 exhibitors from the aerospace, defence, space and security sectors to showcase and demonstrate aircraft, equipment and technologies.

Taking place every other year, FIA 2010 was attended by over 120,000 trade visitors with exhibiting companies announcing order figures of US$47bn during the show.

Visit Shimtech at FIA 2012 at Stand C5 in Hall 1.


For further information:

Howard Kimberley
Group Chief Executive
Shimtech Industries Limited
Tel: +44 7713 625461

Notes to Editors

Attewell Limited is a subsidiary of Shimtech Industries Limited (“Shimtech”).  Shimtech is the world leader in the supply of high performance shim solutions and specialist laminated materials to the global aerospace industry.

Shimtech operates from five facilities across North America, the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic.

Shimtech products provide proven, cost effective solutions for gap management and precision alignment when assembling tightly toleranced engineered structures and components, regardless of size, complexity or performance requirements.  They can be found in airframe, propulsion systems and many other engineering and industrial applications where absolute precision is required.

Shimtech is backed by funds managed by Bridgepoint Development Capital (‘BDC’), part of Bridgepoint, the international private equity group.

> Shimtech to debut at FIA 2012

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