Posted by- Neelam Mathews
Dec 7, 2011
HAL and Rolls-Royce have started construction of a new manufacturing facility in Bangalore owned by International Aerospace Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd. (IAMPL) a Joint Venture between HAL and Rolls-Royce, formed in 2010. Located near the HAL airport, the facility will start production in 2012.
The 7,200 m2 purpose-built production facility will produce components, for the Trent family of civil aero engines, as well as for a number of marine and energy gas turbines.
P.V. Deshmukh, Offg. Chairman HAL said: “Rolls-Royce and HAL have been strategic partners since 1956 when HAL started producing the Orpheus engine under licence. …..”
Anil Shrikhande, Rolls-Royce, President-India said, “…. IAMPL furthers our common objective of enhancing high value-added manufacturing in India and will also contribute to the country’s growing aerospace and technology industry.”