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July 14, 2010

QuEST Global and Hamilton Sundstrand inaugurate a dedicated engineering center in Rockford, IL

Rockford, Il, July 12, 2010 – QuEST Global Engineering, a leading pure play engineering services provider, announced the inauguration of its dedicated engineering centre in Rockford, Illinois for Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. This dedicated facility, located adjacent to Hamilton Sundstrand, will provide office space for QuEST’s current staff of 50 engineers with intent to more than double, focusing on aerospace design and engineering services.

Mr. David B. Carter, Vice-President, Hamilton Sundstrand, Mr. Robert Harvey, Senior Vice-President, QuEST Global Engineering and Mr. Edward Brown, Vice-President, QuEST Global Engineering were present during the inauguration of the facility.

QuEST Global’s relationship with United Technologies dates back to 2002, when a dedicated engineering design team was first established in East Hartford, CT. In 2009, a project engineering centre of excellence was instituted with Hamilton Sundstrand employing 100 engineers across Windsor Locks, Rockford, and San Diego facilities, further strengthening the partnership.

The new Rockford facility will provide significant career opportunities for local engineers, pursuing careers in the aerospace domain. QuEST-Rockford employees enjoy contributing to many of the aerospace programs being supported by Hamilton Sundstrand, and are privileged to work with some of the brightest and most talented engineers the industry has to offer.

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Ajit Prabhu, CEO, QuEST Global Engineering said:”The opening of this dedicated centre marks another milestone in our relationship with Hamilton Sundstrand, and we do see ourselves as an integral partner in providing critical end to end engineering services. This centre will open up aerospace career opportunities for local residents and we look forward to aggressively growing our presence in Rockford and the value we deliver to Hamilton Sundstrand.”

About QuEST Global Engineering:

QuEST Global Engineering is a diversified Engineering Services company, employing 2000 professionals across 13 global delivery centers. The company helps customers in Aero engine, Aerospace & Defense, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Industrial Machines, Consumer Goods and other verticals to cut product development and project costs, shorten lead times, extend capacity and maximize engineering resources availability by providing support across the complete product life cycle from design and modeling through analysis, prototyping, automation, data documentation, instrumentation and controls, embedded systems development, manufacturing support, vendor management, and in-house precision machining. We leverage our local presence and global reach to support engineering cost reduction initiatives for our customers.

For Further Information please contact:

QuEST Global Engineering
Sweta Patra
Tel: + 91 80 4119 0900

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