Fokker and SASMOS celebrate inauguration of Indian JV
Fokker Elmo, a business unit of Fokker Technologies and SASMOS HET Technologies Ltd. have taken the opportunity of the AeroIndia show in Bangalore to formally inaugurate their joint venture for the production of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for aircraft and engines, thus supporting the “Make in India” policy. The Dutch Ambassador in India, representatives of the Indian authorities, Customers and Board members of Fokker Technologies and SASMOS have attended the ceremony. Fokker Elmo customers were closely involved and supportive from the start of this project. The Joint Venture will start with production of EWIS for the Boeing Company.
The inauguration has taken place at the Joint Venture facility in Whitefield, Bangalore. The current SASMOS facility employs more than 250 employees. The Joint Venture enables optimized operations and further growth recognizing that the Indian aviation market is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic aviation markets in the world today. Aircraft manufacturers need Indian Industrial Participation, which presents excellent business development opportunities for the Fokker Elmo SASMOS Joint Venture to successfully support current and future customers.
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Mr. Tim Hayter, President of Fokker Elmo says: “We are proud to extend our global presence with India by working together with such a respectable company as SASMOS. We foresee that the combination of our extensive wiring experience and our joint vision regarding developments in the aerospace market in India will lead to exciting growth opportunities, supporting the “Make in India” concept.
Mr. Chandrashekar, Managing Director of SASMOS says: ”We at SASMOS, as an Indian company, are very pleased and proud to be working with such a prestigious and historic company as Fokker. Together we can really accelerate growth for both companies and we will be able to satisfy the electrical wiring interconnection needs for the global aviation industry”
Source : Fokker Technologies - view original press release