CHENNAI: Kalyani Group and Belcan, LLC have announced a partnership to provide highly advanced technological product and service offerings in defense, aerospace and other technical segments in India. The companies will work together in the design and development of helicopter engines and transmission systems in defense and aerospace, as well as collaborate on advanced manufacturing practices and digital manufacturing & internet of things solutions.

“This collaboration allows Kalyani Group to dovetail the metallurgical and manufacturing excellence of its flagship company Bharat Forge Limited with cutting edge design and engineering capabilities of Belcan, LLC to deliver high-quality products and services to our customers,” said Rajinder Singh Bhatia, president & CEO (defence & aerospace), Bharat Forge Limited.

“We are excited to collaborate with Kalyani Group to leverage our world-class design expertise combined with Kalyani Group’s state of the art manufacturing expertise. We will continue to investigate other synergistic opportunities in this space towards our mutual goal of becoming a key player in the global aerospace and defense domain,” said Naveen Munnangi, general manager & whole-time director, Belcan India.

“The growing aerospace and defense industry in India presents many attractive opportunities for Belcan, and we are pleased to partner with Kalyani Group to leverage our combined strengths to develop our business capabilities across the region,” said Lance Kwasniewski, CEO of Belcan.

Kalyani Group is a $3 billion multinational conglomerate with high technology, engineering and manufacturing capabilities across critical sectors as defense and aerospace, engineering, steel, automotive, industrial renewable energy, urban infrastructure, and specialty chemicals.