AIT/Nova-Tech Engineering chosen for fuselage sections handling and positioning, as well as aircraft transportation, for Deutsche Aircraft D328eco™ Final Assembly Line
Leipzig, 9 November 2023 – During the AIRCRAFT Supplier Summit, Deutsche Aircraft welcomed a new supplier. Advanced Integration Technology/Nova-Tech Engineering (AIT/NTE) has been selected to support the Final Assembly Line with Fuselage Sections Handling and Positioning, as well as Aircraft Transport and Positioning.
With this new deal, AIT/Nova-Tech Engineering will support the Final Assembly Line at Leipzig/Halle airport, where the 40-seater D328eco regional turboprop will be built. AIT/Nova-Tech is one of the largest providers of aerospace automation, mechanisation, and tooling. As Deutsche Aircraft builds the factory of the future with innovative manufacturing capabilities, it is essential to collaborate with the industry leader in constructing well-integrated automation production processes.
Experts in aerospace tooling and the aerostructures industry’s most experienced designer, manufacturer, and integrator of automated conveyance, positioning, and joining systems, AIT/NTE, is serving as Deutsche Aircraft’s industrialisation partner for the D328eco. Utilising its engineering core competency and vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities AIT/NTE is providing flexible and reliable equipment and tooling for Deutsche Aircraft’s Leipzig production facility.
Maximilian Fahr, Vice President of Supply Chain at Deutsche Aircraft, remarks, “We are constructing the factory of the future, and our suppliers are critical to our success. Deutsche Aircraft is pleased to formalise a deal with AIT/Nova-Tech in Leipzig to set important groundwork for our Final Assembly Line, which will incorporate integrated solutions into our production processes."
Advanced Integration Technology/Nova Tech Engineering Director Business Development Europe, Herve Grosdemange, states: “By providing AIT/NTE’s industry-leading factory solutions through this strong partnership with Deutsche Aircraft, we are pleased and honored to be the supplier of the D328eco Final Assembly Line’s automation industrialisation.”
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