Press Trust of India / Mumbai July 17, 2008, 14:46 IST
QuEST, a leading provider of outsourced engineering services and manufacturing today announced that it was setting up a dedicated sheet metal fabricator facility for aerospace in Karnataka.
The facility is being set up by QuEST's wholly-owned subsidiary, QuEST manufacturing in its 300-acre SEZ in Belgaum, Karnataka, a press release issued here stated.
The facility would be in close proximity to machining and special processing and would support both engine and structural sheet metal forming.
Phase-1 of this facility would consist of sheet metal-cutting, brake forming, hydro forming/fluid forming, heat treatment for aluminium and assembly operations like riveting, the release said.
QuEST's Chairman and Co-founder, Aravind Melligeri, said that "setting up of the sheet metal processing facility will enable QuEST and its curent customers to graduate towards integrated sourcing and assemblies. It reiterates our commitment to set up an ecosystem for the supply chain catering to global erospace industry requirement."
QuEST has appointed Nicholas Belbin, as an advisory Board member at QuEST manufacturing to leverage his extensive experience in aerospace sheet metal processing.