BUSINESS

Mahindra unit wins contract from Airbus

Arvind Mehra

Arvind Mehra  

To supply ‘hard metal’ components

Mahindra Aerostructures, an arm of Mahindra Aerospace, won a contract from Airbus to manufacture and supply components made of hard metals (aerospace steel, titanium and inconel) for A320neo and A350 XWB aircraft.

The value of the contract was not disclosed.

Mahindra Aerostructures would execute the work together with France-based Segnere SAS., which has experience working with hard metals and supplies components directly to Airbus.

Tier-1 supplier

“This contract establishes us as a tier-1 supplier,” Arvind Mehra, executive director & CEO of Mahindra Aerospace said in a statement. “We are also aware of a high degree of responsibility it places on our aerospace business. We will work with Segnere to ensure flawless ramp-up and timely deliveries on our commitments.”

Srinivasan Dwarakanath, president, Commercial Aircraft at Airbus India, said the contract was part of the a strategy to source more components from India.

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