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Products and solutions, 2004-02-16, 01:00 AM

TMX Aerospace delivers for Rolls-Royce at Indianapolis

TMX Aerospace, a ThyssenKrupp Materials NA company, announces the signing of a five-year contract with Rolls-Royce Corporation to supply logistics services to the engine maker.

Under the contract, TMX Aerospace will manage subcontractor finished parts flow to Rolls-Royce in Indianapolis. This includes providing sequenced, just in time delivery. TMX Aerospace has established a warehouse in the Indianapolis area to support the city`s second largest manufacturing employer - Rolls-Royce.

The opening of this facility marks an important strategic expansion of TMX Aerospace`s services with aircraft engine manufacturers.

As a member of the global ThyssenKrupp Group, TMX Aerospace is uniquely positioned to offer worldwide supply chain management and total cost solutions to leading aerospace manufacturers and their subcontractors.

In a constant endeavor to be best-in-class, TMX Aerospace is supported by state-of-the-art web applications, business processes, and logistic networks that are the infrastructure for improving manufacturing cycle time and reducing costs. The company manages call centers and purchasing groups to aggregate materials demand and to optimize materials flow for parts suppliers to the world`s leading aerospace companies. This includes the coordination of purchasing, order management, storage, processing, packaging and just-in-time delivery of materials. Other attractive services from TMX include materials processing such as plate sawing, shearing, extrusions cutting, first-stage machining, kitting for aerospace companies.

TMX Aerospace is headquartered in Kent, Washington. Other locations within the United States of America are situated in Santa Fe Springs (California); Wichita (Kansas); Wallingford (Connecticut); Auburn (Washington); and Indianapolis (Indiana).

ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc. is a materials management and service company focused on value-added processing and distribution of aluminum, copper, brass, specialty metals, steel and plastics. The company also provides supply chain management, logistics, and business process solutions services. Other subsidiaries include Copper and Brass Sales, Ken-Mac Metals, ThyssenKrupp Specialty Steels, ThyssenKrupp Steel Services, ThyssenKrupp Logistics, and AIN Plastics. ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG (Duesseldorf, Germany).

Contact:

TMX Aerospace
Jeff Luckasavage
Sales and Marketing
Telephone +1 253 872 4430
E-mail: jluckasavage@tkmna.thyssenkrupp.com

ThyssenKrupp Services AG
Stefan Ettwig
Leiter Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
Telephone +49 211 967 5091
E-mail: stefan.ettwig@thyssenkrupp.com

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