Airbus has signed an agreement with
Bengaluru-based Dynamatic Technologies to be the single source
supplier of flap-track beams for the wide body A330 Family
The agreement is the largest manufacturing
contract between Airbus and a private sector company in India and
elevates Dynamatic to a global tier-1 supplier.
Dynamatic has manufactured flap-track beam
assemblies for Airbus’ single-aisle A320 Family on a global single
source basis as a Tier-2 supplier, since 2010.
In phase one of the agreement, Dynamatic will
assemble all the Flap Track Beams from its Bengaluru facility. In
the second phase, Dynamatic will be responsible for the entire
supply chain for the Flap Track including sourcing materials,
manufacturing and final assembly. With this new business award
Dynamatic will be established as a centre of excellence for the
production of flap-track beams.
“Dynamatic is proud of its partnership with
Airbus, who have invested considerably in development, training,
tooling and quality systems and worked closely with us to
establish advanced manufacturing capabilities in India, which is
truly in consonance with the ‘Make in India’ program,” said Udayant Malhoutra, CEO and Managing Director, Dynamatic
In recent years, there has been a marked
increase in Airbus sourcing from India, with more than $400
million worth sourced in 2014.
Airbus has fostered partnerships with India’s
aviation industry for over 40 years, supporting the sector’s
sustainable growth. With its Indian activities coordinated through
the Airbus India subsidiary, the company employs more than 350
engineers at Airbus India Engineering, Bengaluru and is actively
engaged in developing a network of over 35 Supply Chain Partners
in the country.
“India is one of the fastest aviation growth
markets in the world and it’ll be one of the largest in the next
20 years. Airbus industrial partnerships in India span across
Engineering, Manufacturing, R&T and Services. Airbus partnership
with Dynamatic signifies our commitment towards developing the
Aerospace Supply Chain in India thereby supporting thousands of
highly skilled jobs in India,” said Dr Srinivasan Dwarakanath,
Managing Director of Airbus India. “Through these partnerships, we
can proudly claim that there’s a bit of ‘Made in India’ in all our
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