Bombardier Aerospace has officially opened
an Engineering Service Office in Bangalore, India.
The new Engineering Service Office, which will
house approximately 50 aerospace engineers by the end of 2013,
will support Bombardier Aerospace's in-production and
in-development aircraft programs by providing assistance to both
the company and the more than 400 engineers at its partners'
offices in the areas of complex engineering structure design,
advanced stress analysis and project management services.
"Bombardier Aerospace is a truly global company
with customers, partners and suppliers the world over, and it is
essential to the success of our business that we grow our presence
in the international markets," said Jean Seguin, Vice President,
Quality, Achieving Excellence System, Engineering and
Manufacturing, Bombardier Aerospace. "This group of highly skilled
engineers will support projects related to our in-development and
current aircraft programs while strengthening our already
successful relationships with our partners at Mahindra-Satyam,
Tata Consultancy Services and Capgemini. This continued investment
in the region will allow us to take advantage of local expertise
in a market that is becoming increasingly important to
Bombardier predicts that over the next 20
years, a total of 1,330 business jet deliveries are destined for
India, and that the Asia Pacific region (including China) will
take delivery of approximately 4,000 aircraft in the 20 to
149-seat commercial aircraft category.
In recent years, Bombardier
has developed a solid base of customers in the region, and many of
its industry-leading products, including Learjet, Challenger and
Global business jets, CRJ700 regional jets and Q400 NextGen
turboprops, are already in service in India.
to offer its customers the highest level of support as close as
possible to their operational bases, Bombardier established a
Regional Support Office (RSO) in Mumbai in 2010. It was the first
RSO in the Bombardier Customer Services network to support both
business and commercial aircraft in one location.
The Bangalore office soft opened in December
2011 and currently employs around 20 people. The ribbon-cutting
ceremony to officially inaugurate the new office was held on
Tuesday, 17 April 2012.
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