Alten Group and Maini Group Partner to Gain Larger Market Share in Indian A&D Engineering


The European engineering and technology consulting company Alten Group announced that it has partnered with the Maini Group of India, a leading design and manufacturing company in the Indian private sector. The partnership will offer specialized system engineering and design-to-manufacturing services to global Aerospace and Defence (A&D) equipment manufacturers. The two companies announced their partnership at the Aero India 2013 exhibition in Bangalore last week.

As part of this partnership, Alten and Maini will combine their Alten’s system design and engineering expertise, and Maini’s experience in precision manufacturing, engineering and the robust supply chain eco-system. “This partnership reinforces Alten’s commitment to expand and strengthen its presence in India.” Gerald Attia, Deputy CEO and Deputy Managing Director, Alten Group said. The Alten Group has been operating a design center in Bangalore since 2010, and has grown its employee base in India to over 850 engineers today.

Founded in 1988, the Alten Group has grown to be a major supplier of Engineering and Technology consulting services in Aerospace, Transportation, Energy and Telecom segments with over 15,950 employees across 14 locations globally. The company has offered engineering design and technical support services to major players in A&D segment on aerostructures, avionics (mechatronics, real time systems), installation and new product industrialization. Alten customers include Airbus, EADS Astrium, Eurocopter, Safran, Thales Avionics and Dassault.

Founded in 1973, the Maini group has established itself as one of India’s premier design and manufacturing entities with over 1500 employees spread over 14 locations. The Maini group specializes in high-precision engineering components & Assemblies for aerospace, electric vehicles, material handling, and warehousing and logistics solutions.