Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Salem-based aerospace component manufacturer bags contract from Boeing

Tamil Nadu-based manufacturing company Aerospace Engineers Private Limited (AEPL) has bagged a contract from global aerospace giant, Boeing, to supply critical aviation components, and deliveries would begin early next year.

Officials of the two companies exchanged the contract in the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin at the Secretariat for the manufacture and supply of components and parts for Boeing's products.

This is the first such contract for the state from Boeing, the Tamil Nadu government said in an official release, adding, it is a step towards the Chief Minister's vision of "Made in Tamil Nadu."

AEPL would be investing Rs 150 crore to set up a new manufacturing facility, dedicated to civil aerospace production at Hosur over the next 24 months, with a covered building space of 1,25,000 square feet.

It will also expand its present Salem facility by 50,000 square feet. The additional facilities would create job opportunities for 1,000 youngsters, the government said.

29/09/21 PTI/Your Story

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