The debut of the new campus highlights India’s importance as a significant market for Boeing in the commercial and defense sectors.
Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport
While the majority of engineers will continue to work from the Boeing India Engineering & Technology Centre in Bengaluru’s Bagmane Tech Park, the new facility will comprise numerous labs, testing facilities, and part of its R&D operations.
The second-largest campus outside of its Virginia headquarters will open, according to plans released by Boeing. The Boeing India campus is scheduled to open by the end of 2023 and will be situated in Aerospace Park in Devanahalli, close to Kempegowda International Airport.
In a statement released on January 30 (Monday), Boeing India claimed that it had invested more than $200 million in the construction of a 43-acre campus outside of Bengaluru.
This project had already received approval in September 2018 from the HD Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JDS coalition government, which had only recently taken office.
Aarti Singh, Senior Director, IT and DA and CIO at Boeing India
Aarti Singh, Senior Director, IT and DA and CIO at Boeing India, claims that the new facility will house several labs, testing infrastructure, and a portion of its R&D operations, while the majority of engineers will continue to work from the Boeing India Engineering & Technology Centre in Bengaluru’s Bagmane Tech Park.
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The study on eVTOLs (electric, vertical, takeoff, and landing) vehicles and attaining Boeing’s environmental objective of reaching net zero emissions by 2050 would reportedly take up a significant portion of this new facility, according to sources.
Boeing has historically concentrated its facilities in the US, and the campus in India highlights Boeing’s significance as a significant commercial and defense market for the aircraft manufacturer, which is expected to gain greater traction and market share in the upcoming years.
Around 3,000 jobs are anticipated to be created after the project and new campus are finished. In addition to having offices in Mumbai, Hindan, Rajali, and other cities around the nation, the organization also.
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