Saab has awarded a long-term contract to Mahindra Aerostructures for the supply of sheet metal components for Airbus door assemblies.
The components include skins and detail parts that will be produced by Mahindra in their facility near Bengaluru. The parts will be shipped to Saab facilities in Sweden for integration into door assemblies for the single-aisle program.
Saab Aerostructures, part of the SEK 27 Bn Saab Group, is a leading Tier 1 in the global aerospace industry and a design-to-build partner to OEMs on several major aircraft programs.
Saab is also one of first in the A&D industry to recognize the growth potential for India sourcing, and they have already developed a strong supply chain in India to support various programs. Mahindra Aerospace has played an important role in this supply chain.
Mahindra Aerostructures, part of the Mahindra Group, operates a 25,000 sq. m. manufacturing facility near Bengaluru. Having started commercial deliveries in January 2015, the business is on a steep ramp-up and is exporting detailed parts, sub-assemblies and primary structural components to its customers worldwide.
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