Thursday, February 18, 2016

#MakeInIndia @BharatForgeLtd completes first titanium flap-track forgings for @Boeing

Boeing and Bharat Forge Ltd have announced the first shipment of titanium flap-track forgings made by the Indian supplier for Boeing’s Next-Generation 737. Bharat Forge will also supply forgings for the 737 MAX, scheduled to enter into service in 2017.

"Bharat Forge Limited (BFL) keenly looks forward to working with Boeing and its supply chain partners to grow our relationship to significant levels. In addition to continually enhancing and upgrading our capabilities in BFL, we will also pursue merger and acquisition options – especially for machining and assembly, to accelerate our progress to become a significant player in the global aerospace component business,"said Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge.
 “Shipment of the first titanium forging from India is a significant step towards building a capable and competitive supply chain in India for Boeing. This is yet another proof point of Boeing creating an aerospace ecosystem in India,” said Pratyush Kumar, president, Boeing India.