Boeing's sourcing from India now stands at $1 bn
According to the aerospace major, over 160 existing industrial partners have become a part of the company`s worldwide supply chain.
Global aerospace major Boeing on Tuesday said its sourcing from India now stands at $1 billion. According to the aerospace major, over 160 existing industrial partners have become a part of the company`s worldwide supply chain.
"Our broader and continued investments in India are not only towards `Make in India` but span technology, hi-tech innovation, production capacity, as well as skilling centers for aerospace manufacturing," said Salil Gupte, president, Boeing India.
Gupte spoke on the occasion of TAL Manufacturing Solutions (TAL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of Tata Advanced Systems` delivery of the 25,000th `Advanced Composite Floor Beam` (ACFB) for all the Dreamliner airplane variants - 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10, at TAL`s aerospace manufacturing facility in Nagpur.
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Boeing had awarded TAL the first contract to manufacture floor beams for the Dreamliner family of airplanes in 2011. TAL shipped the first set of floor beams in 2014.
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