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GE Aviation, India's Mahindra Aerospace to collaborate.

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Following a memorandum of understanding established in 2014 between GE Aviation's Hamble facility and India's Mahindra Aerospace, the two companies have signed an agreement that will initiate manufacture, following Airbus transfer of work approval, of an Airbus Single Aisle package of work.

The initial MOU enabled both companies to work together on potential opportunities in manufacture of aerostructures. This new agreement will see them collaborate to produce small, metallic complex structural sheet details and assemblies within Mahindra's new Aerospace facility in Bangalore, India.

Created in 2009, Mahindra Aerospace extended the Mahindra Group's automotive design and manufacturing expertise to the growing aerospace industry. Through its components sector, Mahindra Aerospace acquired several companies with design and manufacturing experience - strengthening its capabilities in lower-cost production

GE Aviation, Hamble is part of GE Aviation's Structures operation, with its headquarters and primary production facility at Hamble-le-Rice in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

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