SPIRIANT Celebrates 10 Years of Global Expansion
Neu-Isenburg, Germany – SPIRIANT, a leading supplier of airline equipment, celebrates the ten-year anniversary of establishing its presence in Hong Kong. This event marked the first milestone in the company’s “Going Global” initiative.
At the time, Hong Kong was chosen as a gateway to the largest manufacturing region of the world. The office enables SPIRIANT to interact directly with manufacturers and creates synergies in product development and sourcing. One year later, a Product Quality team was set up in Shanghai to ensure the fulfillment of high quality standards before any shipments are initiated.
As recently as 2016, SPIRIANT established a dedicated competence center in Hong Kong to extend its procurement expertise and focus on amenity kits for its worldwide customers. The center brings together 50 employees under one roof with expertise in design, sales, procurement and logistics.
Started in Hong Kong, SPIRIANT’s global expansion has progressed continuously. Today, highly skilled and dedicated expert teams are also located in Dallas, Dubai, Istanbul and Santiago de Chile in addition to the company’s long-established home base in Neu-Isenburg near Frankfurt, Germany.
“SPIRIANT has successfully evolved from a company which was entirely focused o our parent company Lufthansa to an industry-leading equipment expert serving more than 130 customers worldwide on all continents,” said Erdmann Rauer, CEO of LSG Group, during the celebration. “Our portfolio and expertise in this segment spans from crew and service equipment, smart solutions for leisure travelers, amenity kits and onboard comfort items to individually designed products to enhance the traveler experience.”
SPIRIANT, an LSG Group subsidiary, is a renowned provider of equipment solutions for airlines worldwide, ranging from design to logistics. Its in-house design studio and global network of experts have won a number of international awards, including the red dot design award best of the best, iF product design award, observeur du design and the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards. www.spiriant.com
The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end onboard products and services for the travel industry. It possesses a strong portfolio of independent expert brands: LSG Sky Chefs (catering and hospitality, including lounges), Retail inMotion (onboard retail), SPIRIANT (onboard equipment) and Evertaste (convenience food). The LSG Group is headquartered in Neu-Isenburg, near Frankfurt, Germany. In 2017, its almost 35,000 employees achieved consolidated revenues of EUR 3.2 billion. Additionally, the LSG Group has a rich network of joint ventures and partnerships partners around the globe, employing more than 20,000 staff and generating non-consolidated revenues of EUR 1.3 billion. www.lsg-group.com