Singapore Aero Engines Services Ltd (SAESL) has partnered with Tata Technologies to launch a Global Engineering Centre (GEC) that will help provide comprehensive services for equipment harmonisation, improvements in workforce efficiency, and turnaround time optimisation.
Through this engineering partnership, Tata Technologies will provide a dedicated team with expertise in the designing of various ground support and ground handling equipment, process engineering and technology optimisation for the Rolls-Royce Trent engine types to be overhauled at SAESL.
For this strategic partnership between Tata Technologies and SAESL, four distinct domains of services encompassing tooling and manufacturing engineering, engineering services, technology consulting, and component repair have been agreed upon under the GEC model. With this model, Tata Technologies will help in the streamlining of processes, delivery acceleration, resource optimisation, cost reduction, and overall enhanced customer satisfaction leading to better return on investment. A proven GEC model will enable SAESL to achieve results faster and keep operating models flexible.
“In the aerospace sector, the requirement of meeting customer demands with high reliability and faster delivery are of the utmost importance. Through the GEC model, we will be able to leverage Tata Technologies’ expertise as an engineering partner and technology consultant, allowing us to further develop engine and component repair capability. Through our existing relationship, Tata Technologies has understood our requirements and is helping us meet demands while focusing on building quality and reducing costs,” commented Paul Inman, chief executive officer, SAESL.
Talking about this collaboration, Warren Harris, managing director and chief executive officer, Tata Technologies said: “It gives us great pleasure to announce this collaboration and it is an honour to partner with SAESL for a multiyear relationship to support their business ambitions.”