Rosenbauer Receives Record Order from Brazil

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: August 18, 2011; 09:49 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian manufacturer of fire fighting vehicles will outfit Brazilian airports with 80 Panther ARFF ready for Football World Cup 2014. It is the biggest single order for this vehicle in the company’s history.

Rosenbauer Receives Record Order from Brazil / Picture: © Rosenbauer International AG

Rosenbauer on Wednesday signed a contract with Brazil's state-owned airport operator Infraero Aeroportos to supply 80 Panther ARFF, worth $ 42.9m (€ 29.8m).

By undertaking this fleet renewal program, Infraero Aeroportos is bringing fire-protection standards at Brazil's airports right up to date – all the more important in view of the approaching 2014 Football World Cup and…