Rolls-Royce has awarded a contract worth over $19 million to TAL Manufacturing Solutions (TAL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Motors, for manufacture and supply of precision aero-engine components for its Trent XWB and Trent 1000 aero engines. The contract will run until 2022 and was awarded after a selection process involving several global companies, according to a release.
Kishore Jayaraman, president – India and South Asia, Rolls-Royce, said, “We are confident that this partnership will help Rolls-Royce and TAL leverage each other’s capabilities. India is rapidly emerging as a preferred destination for sourcing and manufacturing of aerospace components and companies like TAL have already demonstrated their ability to supply globally by adopting international quality standards and better efficiency and manufacturing facilities.”
“The signing of thiscontract holds strategic importance for us, as it adds to our portfolio of manufacturing and supply of precision aero engine components for next-generation engine programmes. With this, our capabilities in aerospace will extend to thin-walled forming and special welding technologies, which will make us a truly one-stop solution for aerospace parts and assemblies,” said Rajesh Khatri, executive director and CEO, TAL.