ASSYSTEM : Aero India 2013 : Assystem announces the signature of two MoUs with local specialists MPP and BEML to strengthen its

ASSYSTEM : Aero India 2013 : Assystem announces the signature of two MoUs with      local specialists MPP and BEML to strengthen its capacities in India  Bangalore, India - 12 February 2013 - Assystem announced at Aero India 2013  -  Asia's Premier Aerospace  exhibition scheduled from  February 6th to  February  10th, 2013 - the  signature of a Memorandum  of Understanding with key  Indian  partner MPP (Maini Precision Products PVT)  and the signature of a  Memorandum  of Association  with  local  specialist  BEML,  in  order  to  strengthen  its  capacities in tooling  engineering, especially  in the  Aerospace and  Defence  sectors.  While Assystem's  support will  consist in  setting up  some of  the  assembly  and/or  manufacturing  processes  required  in  India,  local  partners  Maini  Precision Products and BEML will complete Assystem's offer with manufacturing, delivery and testing services on parts and tools.  Furthermore, this should lead to an enlarged collaboration aimed at supporting European  OEMs  (civil  and  defense)  while  increasing  their  international  footprint. Alongside Assystem,  Maini Precision  Products and  BEML will  thus  provide valuable  offset  opportunities  in  India  and  offer  a  robust  and  comprehensive support solution addressing Asian and Middle-East markets.   Maini Precision  Products  is  an aerospace  contractor  specialized  in  high  precision  engineering   components  and   material  handling,   with   strong  capabilities in design and  manufacturing components for aircraft  structures,  power plant components and modules, mechanical accessories and aircraft ground support equipments.  BEML is a  member of  the Indian Public  Sector Undertakings,  engaged in  the  Indian Aerospace and  Defense sector.  With strong capabilities  in tools  and  gears design and  manufacturing, BEML  is a partner  of choice  on the  Indian  market, capable of designing,  manufacturing and delivering  a large range  of  tools, jigs and equipments required for the manufacturing plants and  assembly  units.  In Aerospace, Assystem offers a wide  range of services, from the  development  of new programmes through to aircraft replacement. The company is building  up  over thirty  years of  experience in  this field,  shared by  3,000  dedicated  employees. Its expertise in Aerospace is recognised by industry leaders and is embodied by its  business excellence centres  integrated within  international  teams working in  locations around the  world to meet  the customer's need  as  locally  as  possible.  Assystem  manages  projects  with  accountability  for  results, bearing testimony to  the reach of its  skills, the soundness of  its  methodologies and the commitment to the customer that drive its teams.  Assystem is an international Engineering and Innovation Consultancy. As a  key  participant in the  industry for  more than  40 years,  Assystem supports  its  customers in developing their products and managing their capital  expenditure  throughout the product life  cycle. Assystem employs  more than 10,700  people  worldwide and reported €855 million in revenue in 2012. The Company is  listed  on NYSE Euronext Paris -  Compartment B - Code  ISIN: FR0000074148 - ASY.  For  more information: Follow Assystem on Twitter: @anewpath2growth  For more information on Maini Precision Products For more information on BEML  CONTACTS  Ritheesh Shetty                    Bao-Châu Nguyen Assystem in India                  Media Relations Phone: +91 80 4036 7010            Phone: +33 1 55 65 03 38      Aero India 2013 Assystem announces  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------  This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients.  The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.  Source: ASSYSTEM via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1677556