International Aerospace Manufacturing Ltd’s (IAMPL) production facility was inaugurated by K. Naresh Babu, Managing Director, HAL (Bangalore Complex).

Incorporated in July 2010, IAMPL is a 50:50 joint venture company of HAL and Rolls-Royce (UK).

“The production facility incorporates the latest Rolls-Royce manufacturing techniques and will create job opportunities for highly skilled technicians and engineers in India," said Naresh Babu.

The facility will begin manufacturing production components later this year. Commenting on the development, Dr R.K. Tyagi, Chairman, HAL, pointed out that HAL and Rolls-Royce have been strategic partners for long. “This is a step towards indigenous production activities in the crucial aero-sector. The facility in Bangalore will produce components for the technologically advanced Trent family of civil aero engines, as well as for a number of marine and energy gas turbines.”

Kishore Jayaraman, Rolls-Royce, President - India said, “Rolls-Royce and HAL have been partners for more than five decades and this facility is a testimony to our long-standing relationship and showcases our commitment to the development of Indian aerospace and technology industry.”

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(This article was published on March 15, 2013)
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