Hyderabad-based Azad Engineering Bags a Contract From Boeing To Manufacture Critical Aviation Components


Azad Engineering has won a contract from Boeing to manufacture and supply critical aviation components and parts from its Jeedimetla facility for the global aerospace company’s products. The company will begin delivering the critical components including hydraulic and mechanical fittings to Boeing from the first quarter of 2022.

The company’s technology enhancements over the years and continuous culture of quality and industrial safety have made it a trusted partner for customers across the globe, the company said in a press release.

Established in 2008 by first-generation entrepreneur Rakesh Chopdar, Azad Engineering manufactures highly engineered, complex, and supercritical rotating components for the niche turbine and aerospace industry used for power generation and aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Azad is still the only qualified rotating component manufacturer in India for several high-end technology turbines to many OEMs. A typical qualification process lead time is typically 3-3.5 years for a new entrant, Azad has consistently maintained a CAGR growth of 15 percent since its inception.

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“We are proud to work with Boeing. The contract is a testament to our commitment to quality, precision, and collaborative culture. Without a doubt, the cooperation between Azad Engineering and Boeing is a milestone in the growing aerospace ecosystem in Telangana,” Rakesh Chopdar, Managing Director, Azad Engineering said.

Recently, Azad announced its plan to set up a second manufacturing facility in Hyderabad with an investment of USD 80 million over the next 36 months, reported ET. The facility will develop a precision engineering cluster, creating job opportunities for highly skilled people in Telangana to leverage and grow the existing aerospace ecosystem.

For nearly eight decades, Boeing has been an important partner in India’s aerospace sector, serving as a mainstay of the country’s commercial aviation sector as well as an important partner in mission readiness and modernization of India’s defence forces.

Boeing sees Make-In-India as a huge opportunity and a key component of its long-term business strategy in India and is proud to be a part of it. Through advanced technologies in the Indian aerospace sector, Boeing is committed to providing long-term value to Indian customers.

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