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SAF-HOLLAND is hiring again

83 new production workers in Keilberg, Frauengrund and Wörth am Main -
thanks to recovery in the transport industry

Luxembourg, July 13, 2010 - SAF-HOLLAND S.A., a leading global manufacturer
and provider of premium systems and components for commercial vehicles
(trucks and trailers) has recorded increasing utilization of its production
capacities since the beginning of the year. As a result, the company has
taken on 83 new industrial employees for plants in Keilberg, Frauengrund
and Wörth am Main. 'We are receiving an increasing number of orders and
additional production shifts are needed. We are pleased to announce that we
have been able to re-hire some of the employees laid off in 2009,' said
Steffen Schewerda, member of the Executive Board and responsible for
SAF-HOLLAND's production worldwide. In North America, over 100 production
workers have been added to the workforce since the beginning of the year.
Market research institutes maintain a positive outlook for the logistics
and commercial vehicles sector in Europe and North America. Due its high
market share in these regions, SAF-HOLLAND expects to benefit from the
upturn in the market. 'Looking ahead, an annual increase in transport
volume of 10% is generally expected in the industry over the next five
years,' said Chief Financial Officer, Wilfried Trepels.

Company Profile:
With approximately EUR 420 million in sales and over 2,000 employees,
SAF-HOLLAND S.A. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers
of premium product systems and components primarily for trailers as well as
trucks, buses and recreational vehicles. The product range encompasses axle
and suspension systems, fifth wheels, coupling devices, kingpins, and
landing legs. SAF-HOLLAND customers include the majority of large truck and
trailer producers all over the world. The products are sold to Original
Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Original Equipment Suppliers (OESs) by
means of a global service and distribution network and via aftermarket
channels directly to the end users and service garages. SAF-HOLLAND has
therefore established itself as one of the few manufacturers in its sector
that is internationally positioned with an extensive product range and a
broad service network. SAF-HOLLAND S.A. has been listed in the Prime
Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since July 2007.

Contact:
SAF-HOLLAND Group GmbH
Barbara Zanzinger
Hauptstraße 26
63856 Bessenbach

Phone +49 6095 301-617
barbara.zanzinger@safholland.de

13.07.2010 Ad hoc announcement, Financial News and Press Release distributed by DGAP.
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Michael Schickling
Director Investor Relations / Corporate Communications
Tel. +49 (0)6095 301 617

SAF-HOLLAND SE
Hauptstraße 26
D-63856 Bessenbach
Deutschland