Category Archives: Engineering & Industrial

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Rolls-Royce sets up Bengaluru facility to support engine fleet

Rolls-Royce has opened a facility in Bengaluru to support their 750 engines that power Indian military aircraft, and provides repair and service to engines that urgently require it. The UK-based engine giant announced on Thursday that its so-called Defence Service Delivery Centre (SDC) in Bengaluru would provide the army and navy with “fleet management, services […]

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Apple to start assembling iPhones in Bangalore by April 2017

Apple plans to start assembling the iPhone in Bangalore by end April 2017 under a contract manufacturing arrangement with Taiwan’s Wistron. The move by the company comes even as it awaits approval from the federal government for some of its proposals for lowering the import duties on components and for creating an ecosystem of local […]

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Boeing’s engineering, technology center opens in Bengaluru

US aircraft maker Boeing today announced the formal launch of its engineering and technology center in Bangalore. The newly set up centre, Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center (BIETC), would undertake high quality technology-driven work to support Boeing in various areas of aviation engineering and technology, a release said. BIETC plans to employ locals to […]

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F-16 team in Bengaluru to discuss potential partnership

After making a bid to sell F-16s to India, a team from US aviation major Lockheed Martin arrived in Bengaluru to meet potential industrial partners, officials said on Wednesday. Lockheed Martin’s ‘Make in India’ F-16’s (Block 70) executive team are set to conduct a meeting this week with local aerospace suppliers and tier one industry […]

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Bengaluru is second fastest growing start-up ecosystem in the world.

Bengaluru is the fourth most innovative city and is the second fastest growing start-up ecosystem in the world. “The city hosts diverse industries spanning machine tools, electronics, defence, aeronautics, garments, medical, bio-tech and a host of research institutes, both national and International. In fact by the year 2020, estimates are that city is likely to […]

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Over 3 lakh crore investment attracted by Karnataka during investors meet

As expected, the Invest Karnataka 2016 meet brought investment adding up to Rs 3.08 lakh crore, of which Rs 1.73 lakh crore worth of projects have already been approved by the Karnataka government. This is expected to create over 6 lakh jobs across the state. This investment is in addition to the Rs 1.5 lakh […]

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Reliance Group to set up aerospace technology research centre in Bengaluru

Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Wednesday announced the establishment of Dhirubhai Ambani Centre for Innovation and Research in Aerospace at Whitefield in Bengaluru. Speaking at Invest Karnataka-2016 here, Mr. Ambani said: “The centre, the first-ever of its kind in the private sector in India, will be a world class facility for research, development and […]

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48% of multinational R&D centres & talent pool is in Bengaluru

Bengaluru remains home to the highest number of multinational R&D centres and talent pool in India. New entrants last year included Twitter. It is estimated that the numbers will rise significantly over the coming years as disruptive new technologies make it imperative for MNCs to use India’s huge engineering talent pool. As much as 48%, […]

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100 acres Space Park at Whitefield, Bengaluru

As India plans to launch at least 10-12 satellites a year using heavy rockets to deploy them in the earth’s lower or geo-stationary orbits for various applications & services. The Indian space agency is soon opening a 100-acre Space Park in Bengaluru where private industry players would be allowed to set up facilities to make subsystems […]

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Taiwanese electronics companies to invest $500 million to make Bengaluru hub

Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (TEEMA) on Wednesday signed an MoU with the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) to set up the Taiwan Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (TEMC) — an electronic manufacturing facility — in the Devanahalli IT Park near here. The facility will come up with an investment of $500 million. The MoU […]

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Tata group new Bengaluru ‘Address’ to benifit over 100 million people

The Tata Group will acquire a new address here in Bengaluru, the technology and innovation capital of India. The diversified business conglomerate will in September house its group technology office, a team of world-class technologists, in a building named ‘The Address’ in the Outer Ring Road area of the city. The goal for the team, […]

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German wind turbine maker Senvion opens R&D centre in Bengaluru

Bangalore centre, a part of its global research centre located in Osterronfeld (Germany), will focus on developing and optimising wind turbines. The German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion, formerly REpower Systems, has opened a research and development (R&D) centre in Bangalore to further internationalise its engineering expertise. The team in India will be part of the established […]

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Bengaluru among world’s top 20 tech-rich cities

Bengaluru has been ranked 12th in the list of top 20 technology-rich cities in the world, according to a survey conducted by global property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). “Bangalore has helped India debut on the ‘City Momentum Index’ Top 20 list — an annual survey carried out by JLL globally. Reinforcing the city’s status […]

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HAL, Turbomeca to set up MRO unit

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. and Turbomeca (Safran) of France have agreed to jointly set up an maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) unit in the country to service helicopter engines of customers in India and abroad. HAL on Wednesday said the two signed an MoU at the ongoing Paris Air Show. The proposed company — whose details […]

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Oil major Exxon to set up $500 million centre in Bengaluru

Exxon Mobil, one of the world’s biggest companies, is making a $400 million-$500 million (Rs 2,500-crore-Rs 3,150-crore) investment in Bengaluru to establish a technical and business support services centre, multiple sources informed TOI. A source told TOI that Exxon Mobil’s president of global services, Bryan Milton, is in Bengaluru for the formal launch of the […]

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Rolls-Royce to hire 500 engineers in Bengaluru

Aerospace major Rolls-Royce plans to set up a new facility in Bengaluru and hire 500 engineers by the end of 2017, the company said in a press release. Rolls-Royce operates and manages two engineering service centres in Bengaluru; one with QuEST, and another one with TCS. The new centre will be the company’s standalone facility […]

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Shell expands in India with new global IT centre in Bengaluru

Shell India Markets Pvt Ltd on Wednesday the 4th March, 2015 announced the creation of an in-house global information technology centre in Bengaluru, India, which is expected to provide employment opportunities for several thousand ITprofessionals by 2020. Shell will invest in the centre, which will form an integral part of Shell’s global IT project delivery […]

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Solar Energy to free India’s power disruptions?

Fed up with constant electricity cuts and government-enforced “power holidays”, Indian IT firm ValueLabs has turned to the sun beaming down on its head office for help. In July, it finished building a 13 megawatt solar plant – enough to power 6,000 homes – to keep the lights on and computers humming for more than 3,000 […]

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Metal birds awe Modi & spectators at 10th Aero India show

A breathtaking display of air power and brilliant aerobatics by fighter jets and helicopters on Wednesday the 18th of Feb enthralled the audience at the 10th Aero India show where famed international aerobatic teams left the crowd awestruck with their death-defying stunts. First to hit the sky was a tiny Tiger Moth, the vintage aircraft […]

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CITY HOLDS POTENTIAL FOR INVESTORS, SAY GLOBAL REALTORS

The heads of global realtor bodies are bullish on the prospects of Bangalore as an investment destination. An 18-member delegation from Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, Dubai, Brazil, France, and Belgium was in the city to assess the potential firsthand, ahead of the convention. Speaking on the potential of Bangalore as an investment destination, Flavio […]

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