Bengaluru, India – March 12, 2014 – Tech Mahindra a specialist provider of connected solutions to the connected world, today announced the launch of its Global Development Center with Alstom Transport, a world leading manufacturer of Rail Technology, on the occasion of signing a 3 year partnership agreement with Alstom. The relationship comes on the context of growing need for mature regional partners capable of providing efficient vertical integration capabilities from Engineering to Manufacturing on Rolling Stock interior field.
The partnership is a result of months of progressive demonstration from Tech Mahindra on the ability and motivation to engage in high value added Engineering activities. The development center will cover primarily engineering activities focused on concept to prototype build. Mahindra group brings in the necessary ecosystem to provide the sourcing and manufacturing support so as to integrate various life cycle functions as a one stop solution.
Karthikeyan Natarajan, Global Head, Integrated Engineering Solutions, Tech Mahindra said "We are delighted to collaborate with Alstom to offer end-to-end Engineering Services from design to manufacturing. The global development center enables us to accelerate joint development of integrated engineering solutions that deliver unique value to our customers."
Pierre Gosset, Engineering Vice President, Rolling Stock and Components, at Alstom Transport said "Tech Mahindra is primarily partnering with our newly created Interiors Centre of Excellence to provide us with innovative, end-to-end integrated engineering solutions on Interiors commodity. This partnership shall further increase our flexibility and competitiveness on this key area. This is also a further step of our Engineering ramp-up in India."
Integrated Engineering Solutions (IES) delivers solutions enabling “Future Digital Enterprise” across Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Industrial Equipment, Transportation, Consumer Products, Energy and Utilities and Hi-Tech products. With 30+ exclusive engineering development centers supporting new program launches and 100+ marquee global customers, IES is recognized as an established player for Engineering Services in the industry.
About Alstom Transport
A promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. Alstom Transport manages entire transport systems, including rolling stock, signalling, the maintenance and modernisation, infrastructure, and offers “turnkey” solutions. Alstom Transport recorded sales of 5.5 billion euros in the fiscal year 2012-2013. Alstom Transport is present in over 60 countries and employs near 26,700 people.