TAL – Aerospace Business Division is one of the leading solutions provider in Aerospace sector for Composites, Aerostructures, Machining, Welding, Assemblies, Aero Tooling, Ground Support Equipment & Ground Handling Equipment to Global OEMs and Tier-1 Suppliers.
With a state-of-the-art facility at Nagpur, MIHAN Special Economic Zone (SEZ), TAL has successfully absorbed cutting edge manufacturing technologies and established a reliable and repeatable Production System, which is well acknowledged by its customers as a showcase of Supplier Development & Supplier Performance in India.
This reputation has been built around well-structured strategy, whose key elements are – lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, business systems, contract flow down & compliance including to supply chain partners, training & development, measuring, monitoring and control of metrics’ across all areas of operations. All of these are with a view to bring in quality, productivity, reliability, repeatability and transparency in meeting customer expectations around metallic and composites manufacturing and assembly. TAL has a well-established and effective Project Management System to plan, deploy and execute new projects into serial production in a short period of time.
With this, TAL has been able to leverage its core machining and composite manufacturing strengths successfully to become a long-term Tier-1 / Tier-2 supplier for next generation programmes, viz. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Airbus A320 family on the structures side and Rolls Royce Trent 1000 & XWB series on the engines side of aerospace.
TAL has gained all the required accreditation such as AS 9100 Rev C, ISO 9001–2008, EMS 14001, OHSAS 18001, NADCAP (Composites, Surface enhancement, Chemical Processing, UT), D1-4426 & BAC 5578 from Boeing, and 80-T: Special processes, TSA Chemical processing & Paint, AP5270: DP, AP5262: Lab from Airbus, etc.
The TAL Advantage
⚩ First dedicated facility for Aerospace Manufacturing & Assembly in the TATA Group.
⚩ Capability being set up for sheet metal forming, fabrication & laser beam / TIG welding for both – structural and engine components.
⚩ Integrated systems and processes in place to address all customer quality and delivery needs.
⚩ Contracts and supplies being made to the leading next generation aircraft and engine programs across the world.
⚩ Dedicated design, manufacturing, supply and commissioning capabilities in Aero Tooling, Fixtures and Ground Handling/ Ground Support Equipment.
⚩ A highly qualified workforce at all touches points – no operative on the shop floor is less than a diploma in engineering.
⚩ Unique facility processing composite and most metallic aerospace materials – Titanium, Aluminium, Steels, Nickel Alloys, Carbon fiber, etc. with all necessary qualifications under a single roof. Unique to the Indian Private Sector.
ABU, Nagpur Facility
TAL’s Aerospace Business Unit provides complete manufacturing solutions for Global OEMs and their Tier-1 Suppliers both on Build-to-Print & Design-to-Build basis for various Aerospace programmes.
TAL established a new Aerospace Business Unit (a Greenfield facility) at Nagpur, India in 2008.The location is strategically aligned to air, rail and road connectivity, with an ICD that has a dedicated rail track to India’s premier seaport.
The Nagpur Plant is located in a Special Economic Zone to cater to the export of products to overseas customers. The capabilities & systems of the Nagpur Plant begin with Engineering to manufacturing to Quality & logistics thereby offering end to end solutions for parts required for Aero structures, Machining, Sheet Metal, Welding & Aero Engines components.
TAL believes World-Class Quality & On-Time Delivery is core to its business success. It offers a great value proposition to leading aircraft OEMs / Tier-1s by offering cost advantage, capacities, offset opportunities and reliability and assurance synonymous with the TATA Group.
Further investment is being made in the facility to strengthen and grow machining, forming, welding and other requirements being awarded by customers.
TAL Aerospace Capabilities
⚩ Equipped with SAP EhP7, CRM and Configuration management solutions.
⚩ Software Platforms – AutoCAD, CATIA and NASTRAN.
⚩ In-house Tool Design and Manufacturing Capabilities.
⚩ Precision 3-axis and 5-axis machining center, 3 and 6 meter long-bed machining, 100,000 class clean room, Autoclave (3m x 8m), C-scan, 6 meter CMMs, etc.
⚩ Specialized sheet metal forming equipment under installation – extrusion stretch wrapping machine, fluid,cell press, solution annealing furnace, etc.
TAL Experience and Associated Programs
⚩ Metallic and Composite Components for Aerostructures.