SQuAD Forging India Pvt Ltd is a joint venture between Aequs, Aubert & Duval SA, and Setforge Societe Nouvelle SAS. SQuAD is located in Aequs SEZ in Belgaum, Karnataka, India and primarily serves the aerospace market to support OEMs in their supply chain while contributing to their offset obligations.

SQuAD specializes in aero structural parts, landing gear, and braking system components in aluminum, steel, titanium or nickel base alloys. SQuAD will also manufacture critical parts for other markets such as automotive, power generation, and oil & gas. The company will initially start with a screw press and hydraulic press along with the associated heat treatment, inspection and finishing.

SQuAD complements the closed-die forging facilities that already exist at Aubert & Duval (22000T, 40000T and 65000T hydraulic presses) and Setforge (3000T hydraulic press and up to 250 kJ counterblow hammers). SQuAD customers will also benefit from its location in Aequs SEZ which hosts other companies in the manufacturing value stream, for example, Aequs Pvt Ltd for machining and Aerospace Processing India Pvt Ltd for surface treatments.


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