Spirit AeroSystems Opens in a new window, one of the world's largest independent suppliers of commercial airplane assemblies and components, has recognized Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, as one of its 2011 Platinum Suppliers.
The award recognizes Infosys for its ability to help Spirit AeroSystems rapidly innovate and accelerate the time-to-market through world-class engineering services. Spirit AeroSystems partners with Infosys for a wide range of engineering services including design verification and validation, computer-aided engineering, knowledge-based engineering, and overall engineering support.
"Our long-term partnership with Infosys has provided Spirit the ability to deliver multiple aircraft designs for different original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, at the same time," said José Rivera, senior manager, global engineering services at Spirit AeroSystems."
Throughout the partnership, Infosys has helped Spirit AeroSystems reduce product development cycle time and time-to-market through productivity improvements from smarter automated engineering initiatives.
"One of the foremost challenges faced by aerospace companies is effectively managing delivery on multiple programs, on time and within budget," said Sanjay Jalona, senior vice president of high-tech and manufacturing at Infosys. "Infosys is delighted to have partnered with Spirit AeroSystems to contribute toward this goal."
Infosys Engineering Services
Infosys provides a wide range of engineering solutions, ranging from product ideation to realization and sustenance. With 9,000 engineers working as a partner to more than 200 clients in more than 30 countries, Infosys provides engineering and technology services to support a client's entire offering lifecycle, helping to build tomorrow's enterprise.
Infosys engineering offerings focus on product and software development, product and commodity management, product innovation, business platforms and cross-industry shared services. Its engineering practice services a cross-section of industries including aerospace & defense, automotive, banking and financial services, business services, chemicals, consumer products, energy, high technology, industrial products and equipment, media and entertainment, medical devices, metals and mining, pharmaceuticals, retail, telecommunications and utilities.
About Spirit AeroSystems
Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is one of the world's largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft. In addition to its Wichita and Chanute facilities in Kansas, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Subang, Malaysia; and Saint-Nazaire, France. In the U.S., Spirit's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services in North America, Europe and Asia. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus.
Many of the world's most successful organizations rely on the 150,000 people of Infosys to deliver measurable business value. Infosys (infosys.com) provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries build tomorrow's enterprise.
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