• Introduced Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS)
  • Established Aequs Consumer facility at the SEZ
  • Recipient of Airbus Detailed Parts Partner (D2P) Award


  • Aequs signs first contract with Boeing
  • Safran approves Heat treatment lines at SQuAD Forging
  • Aequs plans to build a multi capability Aerospace and Defence manufacturing facility in Goa
  • Awarded with Detailed Parts Partner Award (D2P) by Airbus


  • Awarded with Innovation Award by Airbus
  • Acquired the operations of France based SiRA Groupe
  • Awarded with country’s first 1 lakh titanium machined parts p.a for Airbus
  • Signs contract with All Metal Services Ltd (AMS) to establish metal processing centre in SEZ
  • Aequs SEZ signs contract with Apollo Aerospace Components to expand country’s only FTWZ on Aerospace
  • Expands API’s unit, bringing in additional capabilities and capacity


  • Recipient of FKCCI- Best Exporter Award-Gold
  • Started new automotive manufacturing facility at Aequs SEZ, Belagavi
  • Acquired operations of T&K Machine, Paris, Texas
  • Inaugurated the largest aerospace machining facility in India


  • Installed 10000 ton press at SQuAD Forging
  • First delivery from AAI for Airbus 380
  • Aequs is born by separating and rebranding manufacturing and SEZ from QuEST Global


  • First delivery from SQuAD Forging
  • Restructured the business into autonomous business units and companies


  • Delivered first aerosystems assembly
  • Aerostructures Assemblies India(AAI) set up as a JV with Saab
  • Houston facility started


  • SQuAD Forging set up as a JV with Setforge and Aubert & Duval SAS (ERAMET Group) of France.


  • Belgavi facility started
  • Honeywell and Airbus added as customers
  • Entered oil & gas vertical with long term agreement with Baker Hughes


  • QuEST Global SEZ started
  • API starts operations with approvals from Boeing and Airbus
  • UTAS added as customer


  • Eaton Aerospace added as customer


  • Aerospace Processing India(API) set up as a JV with Magellan Aerospace
  • SABCA added as customer
  • Delivered first parts for Airbus 380


  • QuEST Global Manufacturing started as part of QuEST Global
  • Bangalore facility started
  • Jacobs Vehicle added as customer
  • Agreement with Magellan to support manufacture of Boeing 787 landing gear components


  • Aravind Melligeri co-founded QuEST Global to provide engineering services

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