INCAT, a global leader in engineering services outsourcing (ESO) and product development IT services and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Asia's premier aero structures manufacturer today announced a joint venture creating INCAT-HAL Aerostructures Limited. The new organization is immediately positioned to establish itself as a global leader in the engineering and design of aero structures.
"The global aerospace industry is realizing the value of adopting an outsourcing-based business model, not simply to achieve cost reductions, but to speed time to market while maintaining quality," said INCAT CEO Warren Harris. "This joint venture, leveraging the strengths of both companies, creates an organization capable of delivering outstanding value to clients within the global aerospace market."
"The objective of this joint venture is to undertake work packages related to engineering design services in aerostructures and also the captive offshore and on-site work load of both partners from aerospace OEMs, including offset programs," said M. Fakruddin, HAL Director - Corporate Planning and Marketing.
"HAL and INCAT are set to capitalize on the global aerospace demand by leveraging their combined core strengths - HAL's offset business, and INCAT's global offshore/on-site engineering business." added Patrick McGoldrick, Managing Director - Tata Technologies, INCAT's parent company.
The joint venture, based at Bangalore will be the Preferred Delivery Center, for both organizations. The JV agreement was signed between HAL and Tata Technologies, INCAT's parent company. Both HAL and Tata Technologies will contribute 50% to the equity of the JV.
INCAT is a Tata Technologies company. Founded in 1989, the Company is a global leader in engineering services outsourcing (ESO) and product development IT to the world's largest automotive, aerospace and durable goods manufacturers. INCAT provides services and solutions for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) that create value for its clients through its unique-in-the-industry Global Delivery Model, its state-of-the-art technology and a pragmatic approach to engineering and manufacturing processes that reduces costs and time to market; and helps clients realize superior products.