Aequs to hire 400 more personnel for aiding expansion

November 5th, 2014
Publication: The Economic Times

MUMBAI: Precision manufacturing firm Aequs today said it will hire 400 additional skilled workforce in the next one year to support its aggressive growth and expansion plans.

The company, formerly QuEST Global Manufacturing, will deploy 240 (60 per cent) of the new employees as shop-floor and machine operators, 140 (35 per cent) persons in the staff and supervisory roles and reaming 20 persons as managers, Aequs said in a release.

The Belgaum-based firm has presence in aerospace, automotive and oil and gas segments.

“With the increased focus on machining capabilities and technology in India, the market will drive the development of skilled operators. Over time, this growth will generate a valuable knowledge dividend in manufacturing which will drive India’s long term economic success”, Aequs chairman and chief executive Aravind Melligeri said.

Aequs is growing its machining businesses by 50 per cent year-on-year and expects to continue this trajectory, the release said, adding the fast-growing aerospace, oil and gas, and automotive components manufacturing sectors open up huge opportunities for skilled employees.

Aequs specialises in precision machining, sheet-metal fabrication, assembly, forging, and special processing for aerospace, automotive, and oil and gas industries.

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