Mumbai: Mahindra Aerospace, part of the $16.7 billion Mahindra Group, on Friday said that it had signed an agreement with GE Aviation to “pursue potential opportunities for manufacturing cooperation in aerostructures".

Under the agreement signed at the Farnborough Airshow, GE Aviation and its aerostructures unit, Hamble will collaborate with Mahindra Aerospace to tap potential opportunities, the Indian company said in a press release.

Stefanie Darlington, sourcing leader of GE Aviation’s aerostructures business, said, “Collaboration with Mahindra Aerospace will create additional manufacturing capacity with a strategically important and cost-effective partner, who has already demonstrated its capabilities in metallic aerostructures for a range of aircraft applications,"

“It will further expand our international supply chain and help enable GE Aviation, Hamble to meet its growth, delivery and cost goals" added Darlington.

Arvind Mehra, chief executive officer,Mahindra Aerospace, said “Mahindra Aerospace looks forward to establishing a highly beneficial cooperation with GE Aviation, combining the capabilities of two established companies, each bringing their own expertise to the collaboration."

Formed in 2007, Mahindra Aerospace extended the Mahindra Group’s automotive design and manufacturing expertise to the growing aerospace industry.

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