India, December 16, 2009: Quest Global, leading provider of diversified engineering services and manufacturing has been awarded a five year contract by SAAB for the supply of machined and sheet metal parts for Boeing 787 cargo doors. This five year contract, will be executed at the Quest Global SEZ in Belgaum, Karnataka and the delivery of the sample parts (FAI) is to be completed by 1st quarter of 2010.
During the evaluation phase, a number of Indian suppliers were assessed on various parameters ranging from capability to infrastructure. This association will lead the companies to explore possibilities of further collaboration at a later stage.
“This engagement gives me immense pleasure as Quest Global is among the first Indian suppliers that SAAB has associated with and has plans of scaling up in future. The operations, being based at the SEZ, would also allow our customer to enjoy the financial benefits of being part of the aerospace supply chain ecosystem, the first of its kind in India,” said Aravind Melligeri, Chairman & Co-founder, Quest Global.
According to Elisabeth Ross, Strategic Sourcing Director, “We are pleased to have found in Quest Global, a competent partner to meet our component requirements. This agreement is also an important step in Saab’s industrial cooperation program with Indian companies.”
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
For more than 20 years, Quest Global has been a trusted global product engineering and lifecycle services partner to many of the world’s most recognized companies in the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Energy, Hi-Tech, Medical Devices, Rail and Semiconductor industries. With a presence in 13 countries, 55 global delivery centers and 11,450+ personnel, Quest Global is at the forefront of the convergence of the mechanical, electronics, software and digital engineering innovations to engineer solutions for a safer, cleaner and sustainable world. Quest Global’s deep domain knowledge and digital expertise help its clients accelerate product development and innovation cycles, create alternate revenue streams, enhance consumer experience and make manufacturing processes and operations more efficient.
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