The inauguration witnessed the presence of esteemed dignitaries, including Shri Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary of I&C and IT, and Mr. Praveen P A, Director of Aerospace and Defence in the Government of Telangana.
The company has invested Rs.75 crore in phase 1 and will be investing Rs.150 crore more in next 2-3 years to manufacture gears & gear boxes for domestic aircrafts, helicopters and also for the global commercial aviation market. Rave Gears has committed to provide $9m annual orders to Skanda Aerospace. Right now, 150 employees are working and will go up to 1000 in the next 3 Years
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 21: Hyderabad-based Skanda Aerospace Technology Pvt Ltd (SATPL), a collaborative effort between Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools (Hyderabad, India) and Rave Gears LLC (Texas, USA), inaugurated its State-of-the-Art Gear and Gear Boxes Manufacturing facility. This pioneering initiative, the first of its kind in India, is dedicated to crafting aerospace-standard gears, marking a modest yet promising step in elevating aerospace manufacturing in the country.
The inauguration of this advanced facility witnessed the gracious presence of esteemed dignitaries, including Shri Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary of I&C and IT, and Mr. Praveen P A, Director of Aerospace and Defence in the Government of Telangana.
Expressing his delight at the inauguration, Mr. Vamsi Vikas, Managing Director of Raghu Vamsi, said Skanda’s inauguration marks a significant step toward reinforcing India’s aerospace and defence capabilities, contributing to the nation’s self-reliance in crucial sectors. With cutting-edge technology and a steadfast commitment to excellence, this remarkable venture by Skanda symbolizes not only a significant milestone for the company but also reflects India’s steadfast commitment to advancing its aerospace capabilities. As the nation continues to make progress in the defence and aviation sectors, Skanda’s advanced facility holds the promise of playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of aerospace manufacturing, both within India and on the global stage.
SATPL, recognized for its AS 9100D and ISO 9001:2015 certifications, specializes in High Precision CNC and complex Aerospace Gear Manufacturing, focusing primarily on the global aerospace engine and gear markets. The company’s dedication to precision and innovation remains at the forefront of its operations.
What truly distinguishes Skanda’s new facility is its incorporation of world-class gear-grinding machines, a testament to the company’s aspiration to contribute to the Indian defence sector’s growth. India’s defence sector is experiencing notable expansion, further fuelled by the growing interest from neighbouring nations in domestically developed aircraft, helicopters and other specialized products. Skanda’s new facility strategically positions itself to meet the escalating demand for products within this sector.
This includes the production of gears and gearboxes, not only for domestic aircraft and helicopters but also for the broader global commercial aviation market. Skanda’s commitment to excellence and advanced technology enables them to contribute meaningfully to India’s self-reliance in critical sectors while engaging in the global aerospace market.
Shri Jayesh Ranjan IAS, Principal Secretary of I&C and IT, Government of Telangana, expressed his wholehearted support for Skanda’s visionary undertaking. He stated, “Skanda’s innovative approach to aerospace gear manufacturing aligns harmoniously with India’s aspirations in the defence and aviation sectors. We eagerly anticipate witnessing the positive impact of this facility on both local and global aerospace industries.”
Mr. Praveen P A, Director of Aerospace and Defence, Government of Telangana, commended Skanda’s unwavering commitment to advancing precision manufacturing. He remarked, “Skanda’s dedication to delivering top-quality aerospace components resonates with our vision for the aerospace sector in Telangana. This facility is poised to play an instrumental role in shaping the future of aerospace manufacturing in the region.”
About Raghu Vamsi:
Raghu Vamsi is a leading Aerospace and Defence company in Hyderabad manufacturing parts and sub-assemblies for Top Aerospace Global OEMs like Boeing, GE Aviation, Rolls Royce, Honeywell, Collins Aerospace, Safran, Eaton and more. The company also does very critical sub-systems for Missiles and Rockets for DRDO and ISRO. It is one of the few companies in India having world-class manufacturing capabilities in CNC Machining, Sheet Metal, Gears, Composites, Fasteners, Electronics and Electro Optics. It has 5 manufacturing locations in Hyderabad, with 4 of them in Hardware Park, Near the Airport. It employees more than 500 and has recently won Accolades as Best Supplier Awards from Honeywell and Collins Aerospace.
About Rave Gears:
Located at Texas, USA – Rave Gears LLC is a designer, manufacturer and system integrator of gears and precision drive trains catering to Aerospace, Defence, Automotive and industrial customers worldwide. Rave Gears supplies to major OEMs like Boeing, Bell, Collins, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Mclaren, Nascar etc.
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