“This is a special day for Karnataka. Bangalore is perceived to be the India hub for the aerospace sector, and today the Aequs SEZ (previously known as QuEST Global) in Belgaum has opened up newer avenues to attract foreign investors in the manufacturing space as well. We are now poised to offer international level expertise with competent local talent and corporate commitment,”
- B.S.Yeddyurappa - Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka
“The Indian aviation industry is being watched closely by all global majors and is on a steady growth path. We fully support the vision of entities like Aequs SEZ(previously known as QuEST Global), who by setting up this project have displayed their commitment towards growing not only the economy, but also the development of local areas”
- Praful Patel - Hon’ble Union Minister for Civil Aviation
“With growing demands for state-of-the-art defence services and solutions, India is a key country in a region that is important to our international growth, we look forward to partnering with the Indian Government, the Indian Armed Forces and AEQUS in strengthening India’s defences.”
-Frank Tempesta - President and CEO, Textron Systems
“At Magellan, we are pleased to select Aequs as our strategic supplier in India for our manufacturing requirements. Aequs is committed to invest in the technology, manufacturing capabilities, and capacities required to support aerospace market needs. Aequs comprehensive concept-to-realization solutions will complement Magellan’s experience and knowledge of aerospace manufacturing and processes and will generate value for Magellan and its global customers.”
- Konrad Hahnelt - Vice President, Strategic Global Sourcing, Magellan Aerospace
“AMS are excited to announce establishment of our new facility in India. We look forward to providing the highest quality materials and services to the important and growing Indian aerospace market.”
- Terry Stocker - Managing Director, AMS
“I am delighted to see Indian companies creating value in the global aerospace industry and supporting the Make in India initiative. There is great opportunity in defence sector procurement. With the revised offset policy, both Indian and foreign investors will benefit from technology transfer opportunities as well as the ability to form joint ventures in support of India defence procurement projects.”
-Late Shri Manohar Parrikar, Former Minister for Defence, Government of India
“Aequs is Karnataka’s first third party IT SEZ outside Bangalore and will lead tier II/III cities in the state to generate employment and bring development. I congratulate Aequs on the feat and encourage companies to take advantage of the facilities at Belgaum SEZ”.
- Shri. Priyank Kharge - Minister IT/BT and Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka.