PUTRAJAYA, 11 October 2016 - Technology Depository Agency Berhad (TDA) visited Global Turbine Asia Sdn Bhd (GTA) on 11 October 2016. Objective of the visit was to provide an insight on the impacts and contributions of the Industrial Collaboration Program (ICP) in Malaysia to the Omani Delegations. The visit and presentation gave positive impact, which may expectantly give the Omani Delegations a promising future on their ICP Practices, thus bringing positive returns to their procurement.
GTA, located near Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Selangor, Malaysia, is a Bumiputera-owned company that was created in 2010. It provides maintenance, repair services and supports in rotor wing engines. It has been involved in the Eurocopter EC725 Offset Program by the Ministry of Defence, where Airbus Helicopter (Eurocopter) and Safran HE (Turbomeca) were the Offset Providers. The program has been of great benefit to GTA, producing highly skilled workforce through the transfer of technology and know-how activities, thus subsequently qualifying GTA facility to be the SAFRAN Helicopter Engine Certified Maintenance Centre up to Level 3. The partnership established between GTA and Safran Helicopter Engine has created an increase in business opportunities for GTA. To-date, its clients are made up of almost all major users in Malaysia.
The visit is believed to showcase GTA’s capabilities globally as being part of the ICP initiative, as well as to promote the possibilities of potential technologies and industrial partnership.