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Press release from PR Newswire

Spirit AeroSystems Aftermarket Customer Support Opens Sales Office in Shanghai, People's Republic of China (PRC)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Spirit AeroSystems Aftermarket Customer Support Opens Sales Office in Shanghai, People's Republic of China (PRC)07:30 EDT Wednesday, July 11, 2012Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Positions Itself for Growth in China Aerospace MarketFARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Aftermarket Customer Support today announced the opening of a representative office in Shanghai, People's Republic of China (PRC). Strategically located in the growing aerospace center of PRC, the Shanghai office is intended to provide a foundation for personnel expansion in the region.   "China is a growing and increasingly important market for Spirit ACS," said Mike Williams, VP/GM of Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support. "The opening of a representative office in Shanghai helps position us to better serve our Chinese customers and gives us a solid foundation from which to grow." In addition to the Shanghai office, Spirit AeroSystems Aftermarket Customer Support also serves the Asia Pacific market from a representative office in Singapore.On the web: www.spiritaero.com/aftermarketAbout Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR), with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is one of the world's largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft. In addition to its Wichita and Chanute facilities in Kansas, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Subang, Malaysia; and Saint-Nazaire, France. In the U.S., Spirit's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services in North America, Europe and Asia. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus. SOURCE Spirit AeroSystemsFor further information: Ken Evans, Corporate Communications, +1-316-523-4070