GHH-BONATRANS India has awarded DANOBAT a contract to design, manufacture and supply of a turnkey line for the manufacturing of railway axles. It is a high added value project that is not merely limited to machines, but includes major engineering for the design, integration and commissioning of this facility. This project meets the growing demand for greater safety and comfort on passenger train
This contract consolidates the global leadership of DANOBAT in supplying turnkey installations for advanced sectors such as the Railway industry. Long-standing international experience of the company in supplying turnkey solutions all over the world has been instrumental in the customer’s decision to place this order with DANOBAT.
DANOBAT has recently signed major contracts with two renowned world leaders in the mining industry located in Australia. The first contract is for the supply of a turnkey workshop for maintenance and repair of bogies and wheelsets of railway wagons; the second is for an automatic line for maintenance of wheelsets. Both are for wagons for transport between a mine and port. In addition, DANOBAT has reached an agreement with the company IRCON from India to supply an automatic line for the manufacture of wheelsets of passenger trains. The three contracts total 103 million Euro, a historical record in the order portfolio of DANOBAT, which foresees excellent prospects for the coming years.
According to Xabier Alzaga, Managing Director at DANOBAT Railway Business Unit, “this order confirms the success of the investment policy in R&D of DANOBAT over the recent years, which stands at 7% of its net sales, and supports the commitment of the company to take on high qualified staff”.