Aequs Receives Prestigious Airbus Innovation Award
Oct 05, 2016
On October 5th, during the Supplier Awards ceremony in Hamburg, Airbus recognized the achievements of Aequs by presenting the Innovation Award to Mr. Aravind Melligeri, Aequs Chairman and CEO.
Apollo Aerospace Components has been operating out of Aequs SEZ for the last 3 years and the expansion will generate additional capacity to provide local resource to support"We are extremely proud to receive the Airbus Innovation Award. It reflects Aequs’ commitment to excellence in delivering the highest level of quality and delivery to a vitally important customer," said Mr. Melligeri
Aequs combines the benefits of specialised manufacturing centres in Europe and the U.S. enabling close customer collaboration with a global Ecosystem in Belgaum, India providing vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities including precision machining, sheet metal fabrication, assembly, closed die forging and special processing
Over the past year, Aequs has acquired a diversified manufacturing group in France and constructed a fully operational 100k sq. ft. machining facility in India to better serve the needs of Airbus and other European-based customers.
“This award represents a critical point in our journey with Airbus and has raised the bar for future opportunities to create value”, expressed Mr. Steve Smith, Sr. VP, Global Sales & Strategy.
Aequs is among India’s fastest growing precision engineering companies specializing in Precision Machining, Sheet Metal Fabrication, Aerostructure Assemblies, Closed Die Forging, and Special Processing for the Aerospace, Automotive and Oil & Gas industries.
The company’s customers include global industry leaders including Airbus, Baker Hughes, Bosch, Dassault, Eaton, GKN, HAL, Honeywell, JVS, SAAB, SAFRAN, Sprit Aerospace and UTAS to name a few. Aequs operates several manufacturing facilities in India, US and France. The significant facilities are located in the Aequs SEZ, Belagavi, India’s first notified precision engineering and manufacturing ecosystem.