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Nova-Tech Engineering Selected by Airbus to Provide Fourth A320 Family Production Line in Hamburg, Germany

By Business Wire News   


Nova-Tech Engineering (, a world leader in the design and manufacture of aerospace tooling and automation, announced today that it has received an order from Airbus to provide a fourth production line for the final assembly of A320 family of aircraft to its Hamburg, Germany plant.

Nova-Tech is responsible for providing all components of the new production line, including the equipment to move and position aircraft components through the process, align and join fuselage sections, and align and join wings to the fuselage. In addition to delivering these items, Nova-Tech is also responsible for providing the robotic drilling, automated logistics system, aircraft test equipment, mobile access platforms, hand tools and even the work orders, making Nova-Tech’s scope of supply a truly fully integrated FAL operation, thus exceeding Nova-Tech’s competition for a holistic solution.

Company president and owner Benny Teal said, “We are pleased to have been selected by Airbus for this ‘step-changing’ project. We view the challenge to be a perfect match for our capabilities and our experience.” Teal continued, “We deeply appreciate the confidence placed in our company by Airbus, on our first project with them in creating the factory of the future.”

Nova-Tech is establishing a fully-staffed office in Hamburg, to support the project and other work expected to follow. Its U.K. office will also provide support.

About Nova-Tech Engineering
Nova-Tech Engineering, a business unit of Teal Sales Incorporated (, is a leader in providing advanced engineered designs, equipment, solutions and services for critical tooling, handling and automation applications to improve customer quality, safety, and productivity. Since 1968, Nova-Tech Engineering has created custom-engineered, and often times, first-of-a-kind solutions for the aerospace industry. Nova-Tech Engineering is headquartered in Washington, with an international presence in Europe and South America.

Nova-Tech Engineering
William E. Bigot, 425-245-7000 x230
VP Marketing and Business Development


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