TAL Manufacturing Solutions
Ltd. (TAL), A Tata enterprise, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors,
celebrated the dispatch of the 5000th Advanced Composite Floor Beam (ACFB) to
Boeing for its 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes. The event was celebrated
at a flag-off ceremony on August 20.2016, at TAL’s world-class,
state-of-the-art aerospace manufacturing facility located in MIHAN SEZ, Nagpur.
This is a major milestone in
TAL’s progression towards world-class, long-term best-value offerings in the Aerospace
domain. This has not only enhanced India’s stature in the global aerospace
supply chain network but also demonstrates TAL’s capability to absorb new
technologies and its commitment to be globally competitive. TAL’s success is a
testimony of a collaborative industrial relationship, wherein Boeing has
developed and enabled world-class technology and global best practices in
India. Today, TAL is the only non-US facility to supply the ACFB to Boeing for
its 787-9 Dreamliner & will supply this component to the new
soon-to-be-built 787-10 Dreamliner. The ACFB are shipped to Boeing partners in
Italy, Japan and the United States.
TAL has plans to invest in
order to achieve desired growth. It is planning to set up a lab-scale facility
to further develop competencies in new technologies of composite manufacturing
and aerospace assembly, which will be then grown at a rapid pace to fuel its
next phase of growth.
The 5000th ACFB was
flagged-off by Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Nitin Gadkari,
Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, in the presence of
Dr. Dinesh Keskar, Sr. VP - Boeing Commercial and Dr. Pratyush Kumar, President
– Boeing India, Rajesh Khatri, ED and CEO, TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd.,
Guenter Butschek, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Motors.
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