In this significant partnership development, Akkodis, a global digital engineering company and Smart Industry leader, has been selected to provide customer support engineering services that span the breadth of Thales’ portfolio, including Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), technical publication and training services.
Akkodis’ engineers will work alongside Thales’ teams from ideation through the design and development phases, and beyond to encompass the in-service support phase. This will help to ensure that products and solutions are optimized to accommodate the in-service qualities of safety, reliability and maintenance, as specified by Thales’ end customers. The engineers will also author technical documents associated with all aspects of these solutions, such as their functionality, safety and maintenance procedures. Additionally, the Akkodis teams will perform training on these systems.
Deepak Talwar, VP Global Procurement for Engineering Services, Thales, said “Akkodis brings end-to-end advanced engineering capabilities, technical expertise and the strong global footprint needed to support Thales around the planet. This will contribute value, enabling us to help our customers carry out their critical missions with the most innovative, flexible and compliant solutions on the market,” he added.
Paolo del Noce, Group Senior Vice President Global Sales, Akkodis, said “We are honored to have been selected by Thales as a worldwide customer support engineering services partner.” He continued, “This award underscores Akkodis’ position as a global Smart Industry leader and tech partner of choice for Aerospace and other industries. We are passionate about co-creating solutions with Thales that drive purposeful innovation, improve quality of life and contribute to sustainable societies.”
Following a competitive procurement process, Akkodis was selected on the strength and breadth of its offering, as well as its global footprint and scale, including centers of excellence in France, India, Romania and Morocco – areas of particular importance to Thales. Akkodis’ proven track record of delivering customer support project execution excellence to the world’s leading aerospace companies, combined with its long-standing and close working relationship as a Thales ‘gold status’ engineering services provider were key strengths that led to the selection of Akkodis.
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