Tata Group, GE partner to make LEAP engine components in India
15 December 2017
Steel-to-software conglomerate Tata Group and General Electric Co (GE) entered into a partnership in November to manufacture components for engine-maker CFM International in India, the two companies said in a statement on Thursday.
The parts, manufactured for CFM’s LEAP engine, will be used for GE’s global supply chain, the companies said.
Under the partnership, Tata Advanced Systems Ltd, a unit of Tata, and GE Aviation will together handle manufacturing, assembling, integration and testing of the aircraft components. (bit.ly/2zbpGmc)
GE and Tata will also pursue military engine and aircraft system opportunities for India, the companies added.
CFM is a joint venture between GE and Safran SA of France.