Pattonair has been selected as one of
the first UK companies to participate in the Access India
Sponsored by the Government of India, the
programme is designed to facilitate investments and
market entry for small and medium scale companies in the UK into
As part of Pattonair’s global
expansion, the Derby-based company is establishing a
wholly owned subsidiary and support facility in Bangalore which is
scheduled to become operational by January 2019.
serviced UTC in India since 2014 supplying C class parts to UTC’s
Actuation Systems and Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) sites in
Bangalore for major programmes such as B787, A350 and A320 neo.
Bangalore is the hub of India’s rapidly growing
civil and military aerospace industry, which has attracted major
companies including Airbus, Rolls-Royce and UTC.
“Pattonair will not only bring its
world class supply chain services and solutions to India’s OEM and
MRO sectors, but offer India’s component manufacturers access to
its global aerospace and defence customers who include
Rolls-Royce, Safran and Boeing. Pattonair’s strategic procurement
team is currently meeting with India based suppliers to provide
parts to customers in India and to the rest of the world,” said
Mark Ness, Commercial Director for India, Pattonair.
is part of the 'Make it in India' programme, announced by the
Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, to encourage
international companies to base their operations in India.
His Excellency H. E. Mr Y. K. Sinha,
High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom, said, “The
Government of India is committed and focused to improving India’s
ranking in ease of doing business. Through AIP, we aim to take
forward the Make in India programme. I hope that by implementing
this programme, we can highlight the latest developments in India
in ease of doing business, facilitate initiatives by SMEs and
enhance bilateral investment between the two countries”.
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