Press releases | 02/22/2019 Liebherr-Aerospace and Max Aerospace Sign MRO Cooperation Agreement

Liebherr-Aerospace, a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry, and Max Aerospace, a leading Indian maintenance organization based in Mumbai, announced the signature of a cooperation agreement covering repair and maintenance of components as well as maintenance and overhaul of heat exchangers.

Representatives of Max Aerospace and Liebherr-Aerospace after the signing ceremony - © Liebherr

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Under the terms of the agreement, signed during Aero India 2019 in Bangalore, Liebherr-Aerospace renews an already existing repair license on Airbus components and supports Max Aerospace in developing industrial capabilities dedicated to heat exchangers manufactured by Liebherr for Airbus aircraft. Max Aerospace will thus join Liebherr-Aerospace’s worldwide network for heat exchanger maintenance.

Joël Cadaux, Director Business & Services – Customer Services, Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, said, “We see India to evolve as one of the world’s major aviation markets, including MRO activities. The partnership with Max Aerospace is key to support locally the Indian operators with Liebherr OEM quality, jointly with our office based in Bangalore and our Liebherr-Aerospace’s regional service center based in Singapore.”

Bharat Malkani, Chairman and Director of Max Aerospace & Aviation Ltd., added, “The coming together of both organizations brings world-class service for Liebherr components at the doorstep of aircraft operators in India and the surrounding region. We see this as an opportunity for establishing a firm and sustainable footprint for support of Liebherr components. Coupled with the encouraging growth in the aviation sector, we shall look to grow this partnership to include maintenance of many more Liebherr products.”

Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry

Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, Toulouse (France), is one of eleven divisional control companies within the Liebherr Group and coordinates all activities in the aerospace and transportation systems sectors.

Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry and has more than five decades of experience in this field. The range of aviation equipment produced by Liebherr for the civil and military sectors includes flight control and actuation systems, landing gear and air management systems, as well as gears, gearboxes and electronics. These systems are deployed in wide-bodied aircraft, single aisle and regional aircraft, business jets, combat aircraft, military transporters, military training aircraft, civil helicopters and combat helicopters.

Liebherr’s aerospace and transportation systems division employs around 5,400 people. It has four aviation equipment production plants at Lindenberg (Germany), Toulouse (France), Guaratinguetá (Brazil) and Nizhny Novgorod (Russia). These production sites offer a worldwide service with additional customer service centers in Saline (Michigan/USA), Seattle (Washington/USA), Montréal (Canada), Sao José dos Campos (Brazil), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Bangalore (India), Singapore and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China).

About Max Aerospace & Aviation Pvt. Ltd.

Max Aerospace and Aviation Pvt. Ltd. is India's leading private sector Aviation and Aerospace Engineering Company. Established in 1994, Max Aero and its subsidiary, Max MRO Services Pvt. Ltd., offers MRO, engineering, manufacturing, and support services to civil and military aviation sectors. The companies approved by local civil and military authorities and international regulatory agencies. Max MRO is an authorized service provider for a number of major OEM's for aircraft components.


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Ute Braam

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