WIN begins construction of second plant in Bengaluru

Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) performed a ground-breaking ceremony for the new plant in Aerospace Special Economic Zone at Devanahalli.

The Aerospace business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering said that it has commenced the construction of its second plant in the city, which will house Aerostructure Machining and Surface Treatment Lines for aerospace components and would employ about 300 people. Spread over ten acres, the plant will come up in phases, the company in a release said adding, in the first phase, machining operations will start in the first quarter of 2020.In the second, surface treatment lines for aerospace components will commence by 2021, it said, adding that when the new facility is fully operational, it would employ about 300 people.

The first plant, spread over seven acres, manufactures hydraulic actuator parts for landing gears and engine cowl opening systems, the company said. Besides, the company manufactures aero structural parts, it said, in January this year, the Wipro Aerospace commenced deliveries to Boeing from this plant.

Wipro Infrastructure Engineering set up the aerospace business in 2013 as a solutions provider in Actuators (Cylinder & Piston), Aerostructures, Machining, Sheet Metal, Assembly and Testing.

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