Every year, The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer, evaluates the performance of its 12,000 sub-vendors spread across the globe and awards its best 10 suppliers the coveted recognition of Supplier of the Year.
Amongst the winners for 2019 is a Kolkata-headquartered company, Rossell India, which builds electrical harnesses for Boeing at its Bengaluru-based subsidiary Rossell Techsys. Rossell’s award is for being “instrumental in the design, modification or production of a product”, for 2019.
The 10 Suppliers of the Year this year include eight American companies, one Israeli firm, and Rossell Techsys.
This Make In India triumph is no fluke. In 2016, at Boeing’s glittering centenary year celebrations in Seattle, Rossell Techsys — then just six years old — won its first Supplier of the Year award.