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Wipro Infrastructure Engineering partners with Israel Aerospace Industries

Tie-up will set up a manufacturing facility in India to make composite structures for global markets

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

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Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) and Israel's largest and defence firm Industries (IAI) on Wednesday announced a strategic alliance for composite aerostructure parts and assemblies.

WIN, part of Enterprises (P) Ltd, will set up a facility in in partnership with to meet the requirements of global OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers, said.

The facility will make composite structures in for and address the compliance requirements of IAI, other OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers to meet Defense Offset Guidelines detailed by the Ministry of Defence, the company said.

"WIN sees the industry as strategic to its future," Wipro said in a release here.

In 2013, WIN set up India's first Aerospace actuator facility at the Devanahalli Special Economic Zone in

In 2016, WIN acquired H R Givon Ltd, an Israel-headquartered manufacturer of metallic parts and assemblies for the Aerospace industry, which has three manufacturing plants, two in and one in the

The acquisition has helped WIN further expand its product portfolio in aerostructure parts and assemblies, expand global footprint and forge deeper relationships, the release said.

Pratik Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, & Executive Director, (P) Limited, said the partnership will not only strengthen their presence in the growing aerospace sector but also help explore emerging business opportunities in key markets.

EVP and General Manager of the Commercial Group, IAI, ShlomiKarako said, "We look forward to assisting Wipro in building its composite facility with knowhow and technologies that we will provide in the near future as part of the Indian government's 'Make in India' initiative and plan to expand the collaboration even further in the future."

Ltd. Specialises in developing and manufacturing advanced, state-of-the-art systems for air, space, sea, land, and homeland security.

It also designs and manufactures business jets and aerostructures, performs overhaul and maintenance on commercial and converts passenger aircraft to refueling and configurations.

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First Published: Wed, July 05 2017. 18:41 IST