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CADES & Fokker Elmo sign Strategic agreement Print E-mail
Written by Hari   
Monday, 24 March 2008
Bangalore: CADES, a leading engineering services company, and Fokker Elmo, a prime specialist in electrical interconnection systems for aircraft and aircraft engines, have signed a strategic partnership agreement.

As per the partnership, CADES will provide Fokker Elmo with engineering services such as design, stress analysis & validation for wire harness systems & related structures.

The services will be provided with dedicated teams working both onsite in Europe and offshore in India. Fokker Elmo manufactures electrical systems for many international aircraft programs from Boeing, Airbus and other aircraft manufacturers.

On signing the MoA , Mr. Jan Lagasse, President, Fokker Elmo B.V. said, “We expect to have found a great partner in CADES, capable to perform against the high quality standards of Fokker Elmo and its customers. Besides this, our partner in India, which is a strategic country for our customers, creates further value by its affordable cost structure, and provides us with the flexibility and capacity necessary to further strengthen our position in the market.

Mr. Dataram Mishra, MD & CEO of CADES said, “We are glad to have this strategic partnership, Fokker Elmo has great expertise in the area of design, certification and production of electrical systems for aircraft and associated equipment. I am sure; this long term partnership will bring great business value for both the companies by providing design to build solutions to our customers.”

Mr. Mishra also added that the services provided under this partnership will be eligible for offset credit in India.

This long term strategic partnership is expected to generate revenue of several million US Dollars per year.

CADES' leadership role in providing a high-technology advantage, defining new business models and delivering global engineering services to customers has been widely acknowledged by the industry. CADES currently has over 50 customers in the Aerospace & Automotive industries, which includes companies like Boeing, EADS (Airbus, Eurocopter), MT Aerospace, HAL, DRDO, ISRO, Daimler Chrysler, Nissan, Volvo, and VW etc.

Fokker Elmo’s core attention is centered on wire harnesses for which the organization is a dedicated partner with other global aerospace specialists like Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Rolls Royce, Hamilton Sundstrand, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon.

About Fokker Elmo: Fokker Elmo is a Netherlands based company with core activities and products are related to design, qualification and production of electrical systems in the Aerospace market. It has facilities in China, Turkey and the USA, and holds a number two market position. Fokker Elmo is a part of Stork Aerospace. Stork Aerospace develops and produces advanced structures and electrical systems for the aviation and aerospace industry, and supplies integrated services and products to aircraft owners and operators. The group achieved a turnover of € 553 million in 2007 with 3,636 employees out of the total Stork turnover of €2.173 billion.

About CADES Digitech Private Limited: CADES is a leading, domain focused product design and engineering services company with a strong emphasis on innovation. CADES provides Projects, Consulting and R&D services to aerospace, defense and automotive industries. CADES is ISO 9001:2000, ISO/IEC 27001 & AS 9100B certified and also approved by CEMILAC and DGCA. CADES is approved by Airbus for providing Design Engineering Services

Headquartered in Bangalore, CADES has multiple delivery centers in the city and has 15 offices in 10 countries across India, North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. CADES has core competencies in the areas of Design, Analysis, Simulation, Virtual testing, Digital manufacturing, Product Data Management & Technical Publication.

CADES is known for its team of professionals with rich domain expertise, industry processes, practices and applications. The team also has proven capabilities in working from concept to manufacturing with value addition of technology innovations. CADES has formed strategic partnerships with R&D, Manufacturing, Testing, Systems development organizations and Educational Institutions.

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