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Wipro’s Aerospace business announces the commencement of shipments to Boeing

On Thursday, January 10th, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) officially announced the commencement of shipments of parts supplies to Boeing from its plant at Devanahalli in India.

According to a statement given by WIN, it said that Boeing has contracted Wipro Aerospace to manufacture strut assemblies for the Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAZ airplane programmes.

WIN also further revealed that over the course of the last few years the two companies have partnered together quite often expanding the level of support the Aerospace division provides to the jet manufacturer.

In a statement Wipro stated, “WIN has provided several componentry and aerostructures for the 767, 787 and, 737 Dreamliner programs through its facility based out of Israel.

Speaking on the announcement, Pratik Kumar, CEO, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering said, “Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) like Boeing source systems and components from India, and our expertise with aerostructures and actuators provide a viable option for OEMs.”

According to Ashwani Bhargava, Director, Supply Chain, Boeing India, “Boeing’s partnerships with Indian suppliers play an important part in Boeing’s global strategy.”

Bhargava further added, “Boeing’s agreement with Wipro Aerospace demonstrates our commitment to developing the aerospace industry in India.”