thyssenkrupp Aerospace commissioning its first location in India

thyssenkrupp Aerospace has further expanded its global presence. The aerospace industry experts have now commissioned their first location in India. On a total area of around 3,300 m² the new Service Center in Bangalore will store for availability the entire range of materials used in the aviation industry: aluminum, titanium and steel in the shape of bars, plate and sheet as well as round rods. As one of the foremost global providers in the market for production and raw materials, processing services and the management of complex supply chains, thyssenkrupp Aerospace supplies the required materials just in time, cut and machined precisely to customer specifications

"Our new Service Center in Bangalore offers us the ideal opportunity for an even closer relationship with India's dynamically developing aerospace sector. We are thereby enhancing our local proximity and able to more closely fulfil the specific needs of customers," states Jürgen Funke, Chief Executive Officer of thyssenkrupp Aerospace, regarding the expansion of the global network.

About thyssenkrupp
thyssenkrupp, a diversified industrial group headquartered in Essen, Germany, has around 150,000 employees in over 80 countries whose ideas and innovations are helping to develop solutions for sustainable progress. In fiscal year 2013/2014, thyssenkrupp generated sales of over €41 billion.

thyssenkrupp Aerospace provides the world's leading aerospace companies with materials and supply chain management services. The multinational group operates from numerous locations in the Americas, Europe, North Africa and Asia Pacific. At home in all the world's aerospace manufacturing regions, the company's 1,600 employees aggregate demand across a single supply chain on behalf of the world's leading OEMs.  At the same time, the thyssenkrupp Aerospace network supplies local services to meet the needs of aerospace subcontractors throughout the world.

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