Safran of France to set up Wire Harness factory in Hyderabad, Telangana

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Hyderabad: Safran today announced the opening of a factory to manufacture electrical wiring interconnection systems based in Hyderabad, in the Indian state of Telangana.

In the next twelve months, Safran Electrical & Power, a subsidiary of Safran specializing in electrical systems, will deliver the first LEAP electric harnesses made in India destined for the flourishing narrow-body aircraft market.

The factory's production will also make it possible to meet any potential needs of the programs in which the Group is involved in the region. The Hyderabad-based factory will be an integral part of the Group's strategy to establish itself in India in order to serve an extremely buoyant local market as well as the existing European and American markets.

This factory, operating to the highest international standard of competitiveness, will also make use of the Group's latest industrial technology. The Factory of the Future will already become a reality in this site, which gives pride of place to digitalization and the standardization of operators' work stations. The factory, stretching across 4 000m2 / 43,055 ft2 will eventually employ 250 people.