Cades to provide engineering services to Dutch company

March 18th, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by admin  

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Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Leading IT firm Cades will provide engineering services to Fokker Elmo BV, the Netherlands-based specialist in electrical inter-connection systems for aircraft and aero-engines, the company said here Monday. As per the strategic tie-up between the two firms, Cades’ engineering services include design, stress analysis and validation for wire harness system and related structures.

“Dedicated teams will work onsite in Europe and offshore in India to provide a range of services to Fokker, which manufactures electrical systems for aircraft of Boeing, Airbus and other aerospace majors,” Cades chief executive officer Dataram Mishra said in a statement.

Cades’ services will also be eligible for offset credit in India.

“The tie-up will create value for Cades with affordable cost structure and enable us to strengthen our position in the Indian and international markets,” Fokker president Jan Lagasse said.

City-based Cades has about 50 customers worldwide, including Boeing, Airbus, Eurocopter, MT Aerospace, HAL, DRDO, ISRO, Daimler Chrysler, Nissan and Volvo.

Part of the euro 2.2 billion ($3.5 billion) Stork Aerospace group, Fokker has operations in China, Turkey and the US. It develops advanced structures and electrical systems for the aviation and aerospace industry and supplies integrated services to aircraft owners and operators.

The euro 553 million Fokker is a dedicated partner with global aerospace specialists such as Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Rolls Royce, Hamilton Sundstrand, Pratt and Whitney and Raytheon.

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