Schönefeld, October 2016.

The firm of Utsch Tönnjes Europe GmbH announces today that business operations will be ceasing as of November 1, 2016. The company's business activities will be continued through the parent companies of Tönnjes E.A.S.T. Infrastruktur Invest GmbH in Delmenhorst and Erich Utsch AG in Siegen.

The former partners explain that as a result of this restructuring, the strategic aims in the European Union are being achieved.

As far as the customers of Utsch Tönnjes Europe GmbH are concerned, there are no changes with regard to delivery and service. In addition, all the employees are being taken on by both parent companies, and continued employment is assured in the long term.

Tönnjes and Utsch's subsidiaries specialise in secure license plates and identification solutions for a very wide range of vehicles.

Corporate contact:

Erich Utsch AG
Dirk Klingbeil
Marienhütte 49
57080 Siegen, Germany
Phone + 49 (0) 271 3191-208