Aerospace Engineering in India: Infosys and Rolls-Royce announce partnership

Infosys and Rolls-Royce  have signed a strategic partnership for sourcing engineering and R & D services for Rolls-Royce’s civil aerospace business.

Rolls-Royce will be transitioning a significant part of its engineering centre capabilities for civil aerospace to Infosys in Bengaluru.

Infosys will provide a full range of high-end engineering and R & D services along with advanced digital service to Rolls-Royce. It will also enhance expertise in core engineering services, digital transformation capabilities and  product knowledge by Rolls Royce will be acquired through the partnership.

Kishore Jayaraman, President of Rolls-Royce India and South Asia said, “India has grown to become a key contributor to the Rolls-Royce global engineering ecosystem, delivering high levels of technical capability to support a broad range of complex business demands,”

He further added “Infosys has been a valued partner to Rolls-Royce for many years, and we now look forward to building on this strategic partnership to secure the full range of our engineering capabilities here, while ensuring future growth potential for our engineering talent,”

Jasmeet Singh, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Manufacturing at Infosys, said at Infosys it has always been believed that it is important to merge the physical knowledge of a product with digital capabilities like Industry 4.0, additive manufacturing, and predictive analytics.


“The Rolls-Royce engineering team at Bengaluru has been at the forefront of these innovations, and we are delighted to welcome them to Infosys,” he added.

Infosys has invested in setting up a strong engineering services practice and has been delivering end-to-end customer solutions in the turbomachinery, propulsion (TMP), aerospace and defence industries over the past two decades.

The past decade has witnessed Rolls-Royce establishing multidisciplinary engineering centre in Bengaluru. This has been an integral part of its engineering and R&D services. It covers a mixture of engineering capabilities and specialities in R&D. Rolls-Royce in partnership with Infosys intends on continuing these complex engineering activities in India.

 

Source- Business Standard: Edited by Shrija Pillai