São José dos Campos, Brazil (Aug. 28, 2014) - Rockwell Collins do Brazil today announced plans to double the size of its facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Work on the expansion is expected to begin in 2014.
“This expansion will bring new engineering and service capabilities to our customers in the region and will enable Rockwell Collins do Brazil to pursue and capture more commercial and military programs,” said Nelson Aquino, managing director, Rockwell Collins do Brazil.
Rockwell Collins do Brazil has maintained a presence in Brazil for 40 years supporting military and civil aircraft operators and manufacturers with avionics and aircraft system solutions, communications and electronic systems and services. The company’s service center in São José dos Campos has been critical for meeting local customers’ needs, including aircraft manufacturers Embraer and Helibras.
Rockwell Collins do Brazil has increased its employee base in Brazil by 50 percent over the last three years, adding engineers, program managers, service technicians and business development personnel in order to better support customers, partners and programs in Brazil.
This expansion is driven by the company’s strategy to invest in Brazil and grow its presence and activities in the country, especially in the Brazilian defense market segment.
Business highlights of Rockwell Collins do Brazil include:
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