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Schenck acquisition creates a consulting and testing service provider, with complementary capabilities in various industries.

>> Combined business will be uniquely positioned to meet rapidly evolving global customer demands

Deer Park, New York. and Hudson, Mass., Sept. 28, 2017 Schenck Corporation (“Schenck”) and Test Devices, Inc. (“TDI”) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which Schenck will acquire TDI in the form of a share deal from its current owner, Mr. H. Eric Sonnichsen TDI is a leader in aviation-related testing technologies, for commercial and military customers, and is globally recognized for its proprietary high speed testing solutions. The company generated sales greater than $8 million in 2016. Schenck is an affiliated company of Germany-based Schenck RoTec GmbH and a leader in balancing and vibration diagnostic devices, with regional US offices in Detroit, MI, Chicago IL, Houston TX, Greenville SC and Anaheim, CA. In addition, Schenck has a Mexican subsidiary with service cells in 5 main industrial areas. Its North American sales are around $50 million (globally around $250 million). “This acquisition adds tremendous consulting, prototyping and testing capabilities to our aerospace product line” said Schenck President Ulrik Frodermann. “Together, TDI and Schenck will enhance customer value in a rapidly evolving aerospace industry by providing fast, cost efficient, nondestructive or destructive testing methods, in the form of capital equipment or as an extended workbench.” “With three complementary balancing and spin testing centers in the US and ten additional centers globally, Schenck and TDI are uniquely positioned to support OEMs globally”, Frodermann continued. “Embedded in the German Dürr Group (2017 estimated turnover of more than $4 billion), these two companies will continue to innovate testing solutions and enable those solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things Platform (IIoT) ADAMOS, a consortium recently established of five German industrial powerhouses to facilitate the digital transformation of their product offerings.” “We are excited to become part of the Schenck and Dürr organization, which will enable TDI to deliver significantly more value to customers.  We look forward to further innovating in the domain of high speed testing services and equipment, benefiting our customers by providing increased capability, further assisting them in their ongoing efforts to advance their products” said Test Devices’ President David Woodford.  Upon completion of the transaction, Schenck and TDI will continue their present product offerings, as two complementary brands with David Woodford retaining his position as President of TDI and Ulrik Frodermann, President of Schenck acting as the chairman of the supervisory board. Mr. Sonnichsen will continue to support the business as a Senior Engineering Consultant.   About Schenck Corporation Schenck Corporation, Deer Park NY, a fully owned subsidiary of Schenck RoTec GmbH based in Darmstadt, Germany, provides high technology products and services to automotive and aerospace industries. Schenck RoTec is the world market leader in the field of balancing and diagnosis technology and has 17 subsidiaries and joint ventures with seven production sites worldwide. In addition, there are 44 representatives and offices on all five continents. The Schenck RoTec group supplies innovative technologies to important industries such as the automotive and supply industries, the electrical and electronics industry, aerospace, power station engineering and mechanical engineering.   Schenck RoTec is part of Dürr group - one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive automation expertise. Products, systems and services offered by the Group enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. Dürr supplies sectors like the automotive industry, the mechanical engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, and the woodworking industry. The company has 86 business locations in 28 countries. The Group generated sales of € 3.57 billion in 2016. Dürr has around 14,500 employees and operates in the market with five divisions: Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops and final assembly systems for the automotive industry Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives Clean Technology Systems: exhaust-air purification systems and energy efficiency technology Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment as well as assembly, testing and filling technology Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry   Forward-Looking Statements This publication has been prepared independently by Schenck Corporation. It may contain statements which address such key issues as strategy, future financial results, events, competitive positions and product developments. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors, including, but not limited to those described in Dürr’s disclosures, in particular in the chapter entitled “Risks” in Dürr’s annual report. Should one or more of these risks, uncertainties and other factors materialize, or should underlying expectations not occur or assumptions prove incorrect, actual results, performances or achievements of Dürr may vary materially from those described in the relevant forward-looking statements. These statements may be identified by words such as “expect,” “want,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek,” “estimate,” “will,” “project” or words of similar meaning. Dürr neither intends, nor assumes any obligation, to update or revise its forward-looking statements regularly in light of developments which differ from those anticipated. Stated competitive positions are based on management estimates supported by information provided by specialized external agencies.     For more information contact: Tarek El-Sawaf +1-631-242-4010


New Distec Tool for Automated Serial Production


New CEO for Schenck Corporation

Schenck Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ulrik Frodermann as President and CEO. Mr. Frodermann comes to Schenck from Bielomatik, where for the past 6 years he was President of their two operating units in the USA. In addition to Management expertise in the Machine Technology Industry, Frodermann has extensive experience in Marketing and Sales. Frodermann holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kiel University in Germany. Frodermann succeeds Mr. Bertram Dittmar, who has had a successful career with Schenck spanning over 39 years and was the President and CEO of Schenck Corporation since 2000. We are grateful for Mr. Dittmar’s contribution to the success of Schenck Corporation, and hope that he reaches the “Perfect Balance” in his well-deserved retirement. Schenck Corporation of Deer Park, New York with three operating companies in North America is the North American headquarters of Schenck GmbH in Germany, the leading global manufacturer of Industrial Balancing Machines. Schenck is part of the Duerr Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of automotive paint shops, robots, and other high tech equipment with sales of over $3.5 billion, over 90 locations in 28 countries and 14,500 employees. For more information, contact Mr. Tarek El-Sawaf at 631-242-4010 x350 or


Schenck Corporation celebrates 50 years in North America.


Introducing Schenck Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Introducing the New Schenck Office in México City Deer Park, NY, January 31, 2013 - Schenck Corporation - International balancing and diagnostic machine and service provider, would like to introduce its new sales office in Mexico City, Mexico. The office was established to expand local presence in México through direct representation.Schenck provides a complete range of balancing machines and systems, vibration analysis and condition monitoring equipment, and onsite/field service for the production, maintenance and repair of all rotating components, as well asassembly, end of line testing and filling systems for the motor vehicle industry. The Mexico City office will represent all of the above product lines, as a division of Dürr de México. “Knowing that some of our largest customers are located in México signifies how much our presence in México City is needed.It will enhance our business relationships and benefit all the companies and industries we serve.” – Juan-Pablo Fernandez, Director of Sales at Schenck México. Juan-Pablo Fernandez is native to México City and was promoted to manage the new Schenck Méxicooffice.Fernandez has been with Schenck for over 10 years. His expertise and knowledge is very well known and respected in the Mexican industrial marketplace. Schenck México, a division of Dürr de México, SA de CV is located at: José Luis Lagrange 103, piso 10, México DF 11560 (Mexico City); Phone: +52 (55) 4739-5047; Fax: +52 (55) 4739-5001; and email: Carl Schenck AG of Darmstadt, Germany is the world‘s largest manufacturer of balancing machines and balancing equipment, and is a business unit of the Dürr Group, the world's leading supplier of products, systems, and services for the automotive and aircraft manufacturing industries. For more information about Schenck México, visit our ### Media Contacts Tarek El- Sawaf, Director of Business Development 1-631-242-4010 Trini Castro, Business Coordinator 011-52 (55) PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA Presentación de la nueva oficina de Schenck en la Ciudad de México. Deer Park, NY, 31 de enero de 2013 - Schenck Corp. – proveedor de máquinas y servicios de balanceo y diagnóstico, presenta su nueva oficina en México DF, México. La oficina se creó para ampliar la presencia en México a través de representación directa. Schenck ofrece una gama completa de máquinas de balanceo, sistemas de análisis de vibración así como de montaje, pruebas de fin de línea y llenado de fluidos para la industria automotriz. La oficina de la Ciudad de México representa todas las líneas de productos anteriores, como parte de Dürr de México. "Saber que algunos de nuestros clientes más importantes se encuentran en esta zona manifiesta la necesidad de nuestra presencia en la Ciudad de México. Esto no hará sino consolidar y mejorar nuestras relaciones comerciales y beneficiar a todas las empresas e industrias a las que servimos "- Juan-Pablo Fernández, Director de Ventas de Schenck México. Juan-Pablo Fernández es originario de la Ciudad de México y fue promovido para gestionar la nueva oficina de Schenck en México. Fernández ha estado con Schenck durante más de 10 años. Su experiencia y conocimiento es muy conocida y respetada en la industria mexicana. Schenck México, una división de Dürr de México, SA de CV y se encuentra en José Luis Lagrange 103, piso 10, México DF 11560 (​​Ciudad de México), teléfono: +52 (55) 4739 a 5046 y correo electrónico: Carl Schenck AG de Darmstadt, Alemania es el mayor fabricante del mundo de máquinas de balanceo dinámico y equipos de equilibrado. Forma parte del Grupo Dürr, uno de los más importantes proveedores de productos, sistemas y servicios industriales, principalmente para la producción de automóviles y aeronaves. Si desea más información acerca de Schenck México, visite nuestro sitio web: Contactos para los medios Tarek El- Sawaf, Director of Business Development 001(631) 242-4010 Trini Castro, Business Coordinator (55)

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