Aequs Pvt Ltd, a Karnataka-based aerospace component manufacturer, on 14 June 2015 acquired Paris-based aerospace component maker T&K Machine Inc for an undisclosed amount.
T&K acquisition will help Aequs to expand its footprint in North American market. Aequs will now offer its global aerospace machining platform of over one million hours to Boeing and its tier-1 suppliers across the world.
About T&K Machine Inc
• T & K Machine was founded in 1968 by Tom and Frances Westbrooks. Beginning in the 1970’s, the company began production of major programs with Bell Helicopter, Boeing, and Vought.
• T&K is a US export control approved facility with 65 employees. It has been supplying machined parts and assemblies to the aerospace industry since 1968 and has a wide range of manufacturing capabilities.
About Aequs Pvt Ltd
• Aequs was founded in 1997 as an engineering services firm called QuEST Global Manufacturing based out of the US.
• It started manufacturing aerospace and defence components in 2006. It has a presence in the aero structures (wings, air frames, etc.), aero systems (hydraulic valve actuators, etc.) and landing-gear segments of aerospace manufacturing, and supplies to all major aerospace and aviation companies.
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