New Delhi, Aug 23
Mahindra Aerostructures Pvt Ltd (MASPL) has been awarded a contract for manufacturing and supply of the Boeing 737 inlet outer barrel components and sub-assemblies, the legendary single-aisle family of airplanes, at the state-of-the-art MASPL facility in Narsapura, near Bengaluru, India. Production begins in 2023.
Commenting on the new contract, Mr. S P Shukla, Member of the Group Executive Board of Mahindra Group, and Group President, Defence, Aero & Agri sector, observed, “We are privileged to be awarded this prestigious contract for the 737, which is another step in our journey with Boeing to support the Atmanirbhar Bharatinitiative of the Indian Government.”
“Boeing demands the best, and this contract award is a testament to our delivery and quality performance which was sustained even during the pandemic,” said Mr. Arvind Mehra, Managing Director & CEO of Mahindra Aerostructures. He added, “We thank Boeing for this recognition of our performance and look forward to creating even more opportunities to add value to Boeing.”
Under the new contract, MASPL will supply these parts and sub-assemblies for the 737, directly to Boeing facilities in the United States. Deliveries will ramp-up in synchronization with Boeing’s planned increase in 737 production.