Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap management solutions, announced today the appointment of Avdel Aerospace as the exclusive representative in India for all Shimco parts and services. The agreement was signed in the Shimco stand (Ontario/Canadian Pavilion), at the 2015 Paris Air Show by Peter Voss, President, CEO and owner of Shimco; Jennifer Voss, Director of Shimco; Sameer Bulchandani, Managing Director of Avdel (India) Pvt. Ltd.; and Nandish Jingade, General Manager (Aerospace) of Avdel.
Avdel Aerospace is a division of Avdel (India) Pvt. Ltd. which was founded in 1961 and supplies fasteners, raw material and other hardware to aerospace and industrial customers. With warehouses and sales office locations around India including Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai Thiruvananthapuram and Kanpur, Avdel Aerospace has a strategic advantage of effectively covering the geography of the major aerospace pockets around India. Avdel’s aerospace division is the largest Indian hardware supplier/distributor to the aviation sector.
Nandish Jingade of Avdel Aerospace comments: “We were actively searching to represent a supplier of high-quality precision parts, and Shimco was at the top of the list. We initially met with Shimco last year at the Farnborough International Airshow, which was followed by an on-site visit by Peter Voss to our headquarters in Mumbai during Aero India in February. Shimco has built a successful business of metallic and non-metallic precision parts, with a specialty in gap management solutions for sub and final assemblies, and partners directly and indirectly with many of the world’s largest Tier 1 and OEM aerospace companies including Airbus, Asco, Boeing, Bombardier Aerospace, Bell Helicopter, Embraer, UTAS, RTI Claro, Sonaca, SPP, MHI and Wesco Aerospace. Avdel Aerospace is honoured to be their exclusive representative in India and we look forward to building their future success in the Indian market.”
“I met with other potential distributors and representatives in India, but found Avdel Aerospace to have the most breadth in terms of customer base, knowledge and experience,” comments Peter Voss of Shimco. “Their approach to business is with honesty and integrity, which is in line with Shimco’s core values. Avdel Aerospace represents several well-known leading international hardware and raw material manufacturers and is equipped with a solid team of sales engineers and supporting staff. With Avdel Aerospace on board, Shimco is set for considerable growth in India.”
For over 25 years, Shimco has served the aerospace, defense, space, industrial and other sectors worldwide. Shimco is a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap management solutions (such as laminated and edge-bonded shims, tapers and spacers), in materials ranging from aluminum and titanium through to synthetics and composites.
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