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Nordex setting standards in environmental protection and safety HSE management system successfully certified by Bureau Veritas

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Norderstedt (euro adhoc) - Hamburg, October 12, 2010. Nordex has had its health, safety and

environment (HSE) management system successfully audited by Bureau Veritas,
    achieving certification in accordance with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

    In this connection, the  company  is  setting  standards  in  environmental
    protection and defining milestones for  a  continuous  improvement  process
    with the aim of reducing emissions of hazardous  substances  by  optimizing
    the logistics chain and production processes, for example. "As  a  producer
    of wind turbines, we are of course committed to ensuring that our  internal
    operations are as ecological and environmentally sustainable as  possible,"
    explains Dr. Roland Gutbrod, Head of Global HSE at Nordex.

    Health and safety constitute a further key  element  of  sustainability  at
    Nordex. The audit of project management, service activities and  production
    facilities revealed strong  commitment  to  and  high  awareness  of  these
    matters on the part of Nordex employees.

    About Nordex
    As one of the technological leaders in multi-megawatt wind  power  systems,
    Nordex is benefiting from the trend in favor of large-scale  turbines.  The
    range comprises one of  the  world´s  largest  series-produced  wind  power
    systems (N80/N90/N100 2,500 kW). To date, over 1,300 turbines of this  type
    have been installed around the world. This experience  with  multi-megawatt
    turbines gives Nordex a decisive lead over most of its competitors.  Nordex
    has installed more than 4,000 turbines with an aggregate capacity of around
    6,000 MW worldwide. With exports accounting for  over  95  percent  of  its
    business, Nordex SE also plays a  key  role  in  international  high-growth
    regions. The Company has offices and subsidiaries in  18  countries  around
    the world with a total headcount of over 2,400 employees.

    About Bureau Veritas
    The Bureau Veritas Group has over 370,000 customers all  around  the  world
    which it serves in its core business  areas  of  quality,  health,  safety,
    environment  and  social  accountability.  With  some   950   offices   and
    laboratories in more than 140 countries, it reported revenues of EUR  2.648
    billion in 2009. Established  in  1828,  Bureau  Veritas  has  over  40,000
    employees and is acknowledged  by  the  major  national  and  international
    accreditation companies. The company has been active in  Germany  for  more
    than 150 years from its headquarters in Hamburg.  In  addition,  it  has  a
    further 14 offices in Germany.

    For more information, please contact:
         Nordex SE
         Ralf Peters
         Telephone: 040 / 300 30 - 1000

    For more information, please contact:
         Bureau Veritas
         Carolin Monkenbusch
         Telephone: 040 / 236 256 41 
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Nordex SE
Ralf Peters
Telefon: 040 / 300 30 - 1000, Telefax: - 1333

Branche: Alternative energy
ISIN: DE000A0D6554
WKN: A0D655
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