FORT WORTH, TX – Today the Fort Worth Chamber announced it will recognize RECARO Aircraft Seating Americas, LLC with The Chairman’s Spirit of Enterprise Award at the 2023 Annual Meeting on March 30, 2023 at the Texas Motor Speedway. The award, initiated in 1975, recognizes local enterprises for outstanding contributions to the development of the Fort Worth community.
RECARO Aircraft Seating fascinates and inspires with premium airline seating solutions for a better travel experience. As an international, privately owned company, they maintain a close exchange between their locations in Germany, Poland, USA, China and South Africa, as well as across divisions within the RECARO Group. RECARO Aircraft Seating employs more than 2,100 people worldwide with a wide variety of backgrounds from more than 40 nations.

“It’s an honor to see RECARO Aircraft Seating Americas recognized for the Spirit of Enterprise Award,” said Sunitha Vegerla, General Manager at RECARO Aircraft Seating Americas. “Since our establishment in 1998, Fort Worth has played a large role in our business development throughout the Americas region through access to multiple transportation routes, local airlines, and an excellent talent pool.”

“As a global supplier of premium aircraft seating for airlines and OEMs, our business model focuses on six core values – Integrity, Excellence, Responsibility, Enthusiasm, Team Spirit, and Entrepreneurship. These guiding principles influence RECARO to create a culture conducive to the needs of its employees and the community by supporting local organizations and increasing involvement in the community, all while implementing sustainable practices on-site,” continued Vegerla.

“We are so appreciative of the service and spirit RECARO has brought to the Fort Worth Community,” said Rosa Navejar, Chair of the Fort Worth Chamber. “As a global leader in their industry, RECARO continues to demonstrate incredible dedication to being an economic driving force in our region.”
Selected by the four most recent chairs of the Fort Worth Chamber, the Spirit of Enterprise recipient is selected for its contributions to prosperity of the city, as well as its commitment to the preservation of the American enterprise system. This award is presented at the FWC’s Annual Meeting presented by Frost.


RECARO Aircraft Seating Americas was established in 1998 in Fort Worth, Texas and is responsible for seat design, manufacturing and service for Economy, Premium Economy, and Business Class seating options for airlines and OEMs in the Americas. With headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, the Fort Worth facility is one of five RECARO locations around the world that produce innovative seating solutions for air travel.

The Chairman's Spirit of Enterprise Award was initiated in 1975 to recognize local
companies that have made significant contributions to the development of our community.
Selected by the four most recent chairs of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the
recipient is selected for its contributions to the advancement and prosperity of the city, as
well as its commitment to the preservation of the American private enterprise system. This
award is presented at the Chamber's Annual Meeting and sponsored by BNSF Railway.


The Fort Worth Chamber, with 1,400 member businesses, is one of the largest chambers in
the North Texas region. Through its core functions of business attraction and retention,
talent development, small business and entrepreneur support, and government advocacy,
the Chamber’s mission is to bring the Fort Worth region together to identify issues, solve
problems and help align resources resulting in a stronger business climate and greater
economic prosperity for all. Contact the Fort Worth Chamber at (817) 338-2491 or visit

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