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Austrian Rosenbauer secures work for U.S. subsidiary General Safety in Lyons, SD

Rosenbauer Group
July 1, 2008

130 Firefighting Vehicles for Saudi Arabian Ministry of the Interior

Rosenbauer International AG in Austria has won an order from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of the Interior to supply a total of 130 firefighting vehicles and technical fire safety equipment worth around 30 million EUR (48 million USD).

The vehicles to be supplied comprise Austrian-manufactured rescue pumpers, emergency
tenders and air crash tenders for helipads, as well as industrial vehicles built in collaboration
with the Group’s US subsidiary General Safety in Lyons, SD. The order also includes several
of the latest model of Metz aerial ladder, hydraulic rescue equipment and special equipment
for haz-mat missions.

The vehicles are to be delivered and commissioned in several installments by the middle of 2010.
Since 2001, when Rosenbauer won the first major order from Saudi Arabia in the company’s
recent history, the Group has supplied a total of 900 firefighting vehicles to the Saudi
Arabian Department of Civil Defense, as well as fire safety equipment for 15,000 firemen.

The Rosenbauer Group is one of the leading manufacturers of specialty vehicles for airports and industry. A “full-liner” with a workforce of over 1,650 and a wide range of municipal firefighting vehicles and aerials (to both European and US standards) as well as a comprehensive series of air crash tenders and industrial firefighting vehicles, advanced firefighting components and fire & safety equipment, Rosenbauer is represented in more than 100 countries. In 2007, the Rosenbauer Group posted revenues of over 425 million EUR (680 million USD).

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