Today, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) and Israel’s largest aerospace and defence firm Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced a strategic alliance for manufacturing composite aerostructure parts and assemblies.
WIN also stated that..
“WIN sees the aerospace industry as strategic to its future.We will set up a manufacturing facility in India in partnership with IAI to meet the requirements of global aircraft OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers.
The facility will make composite structures in India for global markets and address the compliance requirements of IAI, other OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers to meet Defense Offset Guidelines detailed by the Ministry of Defence.”
In 2013, WIN set up India’s first Aerospace actuator manufacturing facility at the Devanahalli Special Economic Zone in Bengaluru.
In 2016, WIN acquired H R Givon Ltd, an Israel-headquartered manufacturer of metallic parts and assemblies for the Aerospace industry, which has three manufacturing plants, two in Israel and one in the US.
Also, The EVP and General Manager of the Commercial Aircraft Group, IAI, Shlomi Karako said in a statement..
“We look forward to assisting Wipro in building its composite facility with knowhow and technologies that we will provide in the near future as part of the Indian government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and plan to expand the collaboration even further in the future.”
This relationship with IAI will help WIN to further expand its product portfolio in aerostructure parts and assemblies, expand global footprint and forge deeper customer relationships.