BANGALORE, Feb. 19, 2019 – Magellan Aerospace Corporation (“Magellan”) announced today, the opening of the company’s manufacturing and assembly facility in India. The new 100,000 square foot Magellan Aerospace (India) Pvt. Ltd. facility, constructed on seven acres in Hitech Defence and Aerospace Park (Aerospace SEZ Sector) in Devanahalli, near the Bangalore International Airport, was completed at the end of 2018 and the process of installing and commissioning the high speed machining centres is underway.
Magellan’s new cellular machining and assembly plant will specialize in high speed milling and turning of aerostructure and aeroengine components produced from both aluminium and hard metal materials. Combined with comprehensive processing and hard metal machining capabilities from Magellan’s two longstanding joint ventures in India, API Surface Treatments and Triveni Aeronautics Pvt. Ltd., Magellan is one of the largest suppliers of ‘Make in India’ manufactured commercial aircraft components today.
Magellan established a presence in India’s aerospace sector more than a decade ago and has continued to invest and grow their footprint. The plant will create up to 120 high technology and support positions, and will be equipped with a comprehensive range of high speed 4/5-axis machining centres, selected to optimise manufacturing, competitiveness and efficiency. The completion of Magellan Aerospace (India) in 2018 marked the close of phase one of a two-phase construction plan that will see the facility grow to 140,000 square feet in the future.
Mr. Haydn Martin, Vice President, Business Development, Marketing and Contracts, Magellan Aerospace said, “Magellan is excited to officially launch this important new venture in India at the Aero India 2019 show”. “This new facility, coupled with Magellan’s extensive machining operations in Europe and North America offer an exceptional and full range of solutions for our customers in meeting their operational and value requirements.”