Boeing Awards Titanium Forging Contract to Bharat Forge
Bharat Forge has been awarded a contract to supply titanium forgings for the Boeing 777X. The titanium forgings will be developed and manufactured by Bharat Forge using a closed-die forging process. The first forgings are scheduled to ship to Boeing in late 2016. Bharat Forge completed its first shipment of titanium flap-track forgings for the Next-Generation 737 earlier this year. The company will also supply forgings for the 737 MAX, scheduled to enter service in 2017.
“This second contract is the result of our successful partnership with Boeing and brings to forefront our capabilities in precision manufacturing techniques to offer high-end technology and value in the aerospace sector,” said Subodh Tandale, executive director, Bharat Forge. “We are well versed in the stringent process requirements for titanium forgings. We will be supplying critical wing components for one of the most advanced Boeing aircrafts.”