Press releases | 06/22/2023 Liebherr and Bharat Forge sign Letter of Intent

Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS and Bharat Forge Ltd. have announced the signature of a Letter of Intent about cooperation in the field of technologies for future aircraft and transportation applications in India.

Guru Biswal, CEO Aerospace, Bharat Forge (left) and Alex Vlielander, Chief Customer Officer, Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS at the signature ceremony of the Letter of Intent in the Liebherr Chalet at Paris Air Show 2023 – © Liebherr

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Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS and Bharat Forge Ltd., India, signed at this year’s Paris Air Show a Letter of Intent regarding collaboration.

The Original Equipment Manufacturer Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS has a vast expertise in the design, development, certification, production and support of systems and components for civil and defense fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. Its product range covers air management systems, cooling systems, flight control and utility actuation systems, landing gears, hydraulic and transmission systems and electronics for aerospace application. For railway rolling stock the company offers HVAC and hydraulic systems and for road-bound commercial vehicles trailer cooling systems.

Bharat Forge is the world's largest and most technologically advanced commercial forging company, a specialized engineering product manufacturer and is, inter alia, engaged in the business of manufacturing of critical performance and safety related fully machined forgings and sub-systems/assemblies for the automotive, industrial and aerospace sector.

Both companies will enter a phase of joint analysis, discussions and negotiations in view of determining the appropriate way to join their efforts to develop business in India and for global requirements.

Alex Vlielander, Chief Customer Officer of Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, explains: “By combining our and Bharat Forge’s technologies, know-how and expertise, we could be be able to offer on-board systems that are best suited to the next generation of Indian vehicles for air, rail and road transport.”

Amit Kalyani, Joint Managing Director, Bharat Forge, adds: “Through this potential collaboration, our objective is to deliver pionieering solutions tailored to the unique requirements of the Indian and global markets.”


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Ute Braam

Head of Corporate Communications

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