BENGALURU- Mahindra Aerostructures Pvt Ltd (MASPL) and Airbus Aerostructures GmbH have entered into a fresh agreement for the production and supply of metallic components for all Airbus commercial aircraft models, encompassing the popular A320 family.
In adherence to this contract, MASPL will furnish nearly 5000 different types of metallic components to Airbus in Germany, with manufacturing taking place at its facility in India. This agreement serves as an expansion of the ongoing MASPL initiatives involving the direct delivery of parts to Airbus at their facilities in Toulouse, France.
Mahindra Aerostructures to Make Components for Airbus
Vinod Sahay, President of Aerospace & Defence and Chief Procurement Officer for Auto & Farm Sectors at Mahindra, expressed the Mahindra Group’s pride in its association with Airbus.
The new contract signifies an expansion of this partnership, aligning with the ‘Make In India’ initiative of the Government of India. Sahay emphasized the commitment to delivering on these engagements, fostering collaborative growth.
Arvind Mehra, Managing Director and CEO of Mahindra Aerostructures conveyed MASPL’s privilege in serving as an Airbus supplier, acknowledging Airbus’s continuous support for their growth endeavors.
Further, this contract extension not only broadens MASPL’s Airbus portfolio significantly but also presents additional avenues for collaboration with Airbus on aspects such as performance, sustainability, and operational excellence.
Since 2015, MASPL has been a direct supplier to the Airbus Group and has actively collaborated on various initiatives. The company has achieved recognition, being ranked as a D2P “Challenger” for three consecutive years in the Sheet Metal domain.
Moreover, it holds a level “A” rating in the Airbus Industrial Process Capability Assessment (IPCA+). Subsequently, in 2023, it received the “Best Performer” award in the Airbus Supplier Quality Improvement Program (SQIP) awards.
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