Singapore. 25 November, 2015.  This is another feather in India’s Ramco Systems’ already overcrowded cap. Air France Industries KLM E&M, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) arm of the European carrier, has chosen as its technology partner for a proposed research and development (R&D) centre in Singapore for pursuing various MRO solutions.

 Part of the USD 1-billion Ramco Group, Ramco Systems offers various aviation solutions to its customers. “By integrating the deep expertise built in addressing the aviation industry with future-ready technologies, we strive to help clients build on technology to solve business problems.The MRO Lab is strategically located in Singapore to leverage the aviation industry presence and tap into the best of multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-national talent pool the country has to offer,” Ramco Systems chief executive officer Virender Aggarwal said.

 A team of around 10 people will work at this centre on designing and developing innovative, rapid-deployment solutions for strategic areas in the aircraft maintenance industry to benefit AFI KLM E&M customers across the world, the release said.

 “The team working at the MRO Lab Singapore will be able to benefit from respective expertise of our two groups in support of their work. This will focus on priority topics identified by their strategic character, from wearable technology to optimisation and big data-linked applications, improving customer relations, and streamlining and monitoring of maintenance data and so on,” said James Kornberg, director for engineering and maintenance innovation at AF KLM.