TATA group to offer unique end to end solutions in aero design and sub-system manufacturing

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Farnborough: Tata Technologies, Tata Advanced Materials and TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd today at the Farnborough International Air Show announced a collaboration to offer an end to end Design, Manufacturing and Assembly capability to the aerospace manufacturing industry.

These three Tata group companies have agreed to establish a focused infrastructure, offering the industry an opportunity for design and build components across the aerospace value chain. This includes a strong focus on outsourced manufacturing for both metallic and composites and a strong capability in the design and engineering domains supported with a holistic capability in product lifecycle management integration.

Warren Harris, Tata Technologies MD & CEO, speaking at the Farnborough Air Show said:
“This is an exciting and comprehensive strategy to support design, engineering and manufacturing in the aerospace industry on a global level.
“The industry is looking for quality, cost and capability as it strives to meet the unprecedented demand for higher productivity across the supply chain. Tata’s strength lies in a decade of significant investment in cutting edge next generation manufacturing facilities in India and a strong leadership position at Tata Technologies in advanced design and manufacturing engineering capabilities.”

Mr. S R Mukherjee, Tata Advanced Materials CEO, speaking at the Farnborough Air Show said:

The collaboration between the three companies allows them to leverage their individual domain strengths to bring a wider and more complete offering to their customers. With the unprecedented level of backlog in the commercial aerospace industry, and India’s emergence as a destination of choice for manufacturing, the partnership is aimed at offering a robust, dependable, and high quality supply chain to global aerospace companies.

Mr. Rajesh Khatri, TAL Manufacturing Solutions Limited, ED & CEO, speaking at the Farnborough Air Show said:

The collaboration between the three Tata Companies, in pursuit of offering design-to-build solutions on a common platform for the global aerospace industry, offers a strong and unique value proposition.

Backed by the state-of-the-art facilities, robust systems & best practices and proven track record, the joint working will enable customers to source end-to-end solutions covering metallic & composite - parts and assemblies and tooling with assured quality and delivery through a single window.

Notes to Editors

About Tata Technologies:

Tata Technologies is a product development and engineering services company catering to global manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, automotive and industrial/construction machinery. The company offers a blend of domain expertise integrated with 16 delivery centres spread across Detroit (USA), Coventry (UK), Romania, Thailand and India.
The company has set itself a target to touch $1 billion in annual revenues from approximately $400 million. The company’s aerospace business is growing at 20 percent annually.
In the UK, Tata Technologies has approximately 830 employees and generated around $158 million (FY14) in revenue
Tata Technologies works with 12 of the largest OEMs in the aerospace and defence sector;
Tata Technologies has acquired capabilities in the area of aero structures, aero interiors, aero systems, virtual testing and manufacturing engineering.
Tata Technologies operates as part of the wider Tata group adhering to and sharing the group’s values.
Aerospace and defence was identified as one of the four “clusters” to help drive the group’s growth and achieve its 2025 vision of having a market capitalisation comparable to the world's top 25 most valuable companies
Tata group’s combined aerospace and defence business increased its revenue by 7.5% over the last financial year (FY16)
Tata Technologies is a key component of the Tata groups’ end-to-end design to manufacturing capabilities

About Tata Advanced Materials:
Tata Advanced Materials Limited (TAML), a subsidiary of Tata Industries Limited, is a pioneer and leader in Composite Manufacturing and Solutions, catering to the demands of the Aerospace, Space, Defence and Industrial Composites industries across the globe.
With a 16-acre facility housing a State-of-the-Art infrastructure of global standards, TAML employs more than 500 skilled engineers and operators. Composite Parts for Space Applications, Structural Components, Engine Components, Personal and Vehicle Armour and Composite parts for various Industrial Applications are some of the products that TAML manufactures for various OEMs and Tier 1s.
Having achieved a revenue of over 35 Million Dollars in 2016, Tata Advanced Materials Limited aims at reaching the ‘100 Million Dollar Revenue’ mark by 2020, becoming “The Supplier of Choice” for the Aerospace, Defence & Industrial Industry.

About TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd.:

TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd., wholly owned subsidiary of global major Tata Motors, is India’s leading civil aerospace manufacturing company, coupled with over four decades of supporting automotive, heavy engineering, railways and other sectors in manufacturing solutions. Backed by its 800+ highly motivated employees across two plants in Pune and Nagpur, it is on an accelerated growth path.
Its Aerospace Business, based in the MIHAN SEZ Nagpur, Central India, is the Tata Group’s first dedicated Greenfield facility in aerospace manufacturing and is unique in the Indian private sector – offering Composites, Hard and Soft Metal machining, Sheet Metal and Welding capabilities along with requisite special processes. Requisite approvals – Boeing BAC5578, D1-4426, etc., Airbus approvals for 80-T specifications, NADCAP, AS9100C, OHSAS and EMS are in place in this state-of-the-art facility.
Direct long-term relationships with Boeing (-787Dreamliner), RUAG Aerospace Structures GmbH (Airbus A320) and Rolls-Royce (Trent 1000 and XWB), form the heart of the Production System and delivery and quality performance, along with other Tier-1 and Tier-2 relationships with global aerospace majors.
A highly motivated and dedicated workforce comprising qualified, non-unionised, engineering diplomas man each workstation, be it machining, sheet metal operations, welding, composites, special processes or assembly, with an institutionalised training, qualification and certification programme, higher education assistance and several employee engagement activities. This is reflected in the best-in-class attrition rate and other employee parameters.
TAL takes pride in offering design-to-build capabilities for Aerospace Tooling and Ground Support / Handling Equipment
Inspired by the “Make in India” initiative and the need to revolutionise productivity & process reliability to global standards, TAL’s strong mechatronics and integration capability have led it to indigenously design and develop India’s first robot – the TAL BRABO! – aimed at mechanisation and quality performance improvement of the MSME segment in India.