Posted on: 17 April 2012 by Mark Howells
At a special ribbon-cutting ceremony, Bombardier Aerospace officially inaugurated its Engineering Service Office in Bangalore, India.
The Engineering Service Office actually began operation in December 2011 and currently employs approximately 20 people, though it will house approximately 50 aerospace engineers by the end of 2013 to support Bombardier Aerospace’s in-production and in-development aircraft programmes by providing assistance to both the company and the more than 400 engineers at its partners’ offices in the areas of complex engineering structure design, advanced stress analysis and project management services.
“Bombardier Aerospace is a truly global company with customers, partners and suppliers the world over, and it is essential to the success of our business that we grow our presence in the international markets,” said Jean Seguin, vice-president, quality, achieving excellence system, engineering and manufacturing, Bombardier Aerospace. “This group of highly-skilled engineers will support projects related to our in-development and current aircraft programmes while strengthening our already successful relationships with our partners at Mahindra-Satyam, Tata Consultancy Services and Capgemini. This continued investment in the region will allow us to take advantage of local expertise in a market that is becoming increasingly important to Bombardier."
Bombardier predicts that over the next 20 years, a total of 1,330 business jet deliveries are destined for India, and that the Asia-Pacific region (including China) will take delivery of approximately 4,000 aircraft in the 20- to 149-seat commercial aircraft category.
Photo shows Jean Seguin, vice-president, quality, achieving excellence system, engineering and manufacturing, Bombardier Aerospace, and Claude Beaudin, vice-president, human resources, Bombardier Aerospace, at the inauguration of the new Engineering Service Office in Bangalore, India.