BELAGAVI, Karnataka, India, November 15: In a groundbreaking development, Aequs Pvt. Ltd., a leading aerospace components maker, has successfully secured a significant contract with Airbus, the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer. The agreement entails the supply of critical components for Airbus’ A320, A330neo, and A350 aircraft models over an extended period.
Milestone for Aequs and Indian Aerospace Industry
This transformative award not only signifies a major milestone for Aequs but also underscores the growing importance of the Indian aerospace industry as a global manufacturing hub. The contract deepens Airbus’ commitment to the “Make in India” initiative. The official signing ceremony took place in Belagavi and involved Gunnar Hansen, Head of Strategic Procurement, Detail Parts, Airbus Aerostructures; Nils Witt, Chief Procurement Officer, Airbus Aerostructures; and Mohamed Bouzidi, President Aerospace, Aequs.
Comprehensive Parts Production for Airbus Aircraft
As per the terms of the agreement, Aequs will manufacture detailed parts and components with bench assembly for wings, fuselage, and pylons for Airbus’ popular single-aisle family of aircraft. This collaboration is set to span a decade.
Strategic Partnership and Industry Trust
The landmark contract positions Aequs as a strategic partner for Airbus, highlighting the world’s largest aircraft maker’s trust in Aequs’ ability to meet the highest industry standards consistently. Aravind Melligeri, Chairman & CEO of Aequs, expressed pride in the company’s elevated status and emphasized the confidence global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) place in forming deeper and longer relationships, especially during a period of global supply chain recalibration.
Aequs’ Legacy as a Trusted Airbus Supplier
Aequs has a longstanding relationship with Airbus, serving as its first OEM customer and a preferred Detailed Parts Partner (D2P) for over a decade. The company’s recognition includes the Airbus Innovation Award in 2016, Airbus Operational Excellence Award, and the D2P CHALLENGER Award in the current year.
About Aequs Private Limited
Established in 2006, Aequs is a diversified contract manufacturing company providing vertically integrated product solutions across the Aerospace, Toys, and Consumer Durable Goods industries. With manufacturing facilities in India, France, and the United States, Aequs operates with a global workforce exceeding 4,000. Learn more at www.aequs.com.