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Infotech Enterprises signs agreement with Westinghouse Electric Company Print E-mail
Written by Ramanathan   
Thursday, 29 April 2010
Hyderabad: Infotech Enterprises Limited and its U.S. affiliate have finalized a master agreement with Westinghouse Electric Company for the provision of engineering services in India and the United States by creating the Westinghouse India Engineering Center ("WIEC").

WIEC will be located at Infotech''s campus in Hyderabad and will be staffed with Infotech employees dedicated solely to working for Westinghouse. Infotech and Westinghouse officially inaugurated the newly-formed Westinghouse India Engineering Center today in the presence of the leaders from both companies.

"Our partnership with Infotech will further strengthen Westinghouse's capabilities in the region, and it serves as another sign of our commitment to the Indian market," said Aris Candris, President and CEO of Westinghouse.

"We are proud to be providing high value engineering services to Westinghouse complimenting their effort in becoming a global nuclear powerhouse. The inauguration of the CoE today is an acknowledgement of Infotech's pursuit of excellence in global engineering. This is the first engagement for outsourced engineering in India in the nuclear industry and further demonstrates Infotech's strength in working in time and mission critical engineering industries," said B.V.R. Mohan Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, Infotech Enterprises Limited.

"We see a significant amount of synergy between Infotech and Wstinghouse. Infotech's rent less focus on people, process, tools, technology and training that facilitate effective globalization of engineering will help Westinghouse further strengthen their engineering capability worldwide. Infotech looks forward to being a trusted engineering partner of choice to Westinghouse," said Krishna Bodanapu, President - Engineering, Infotech Enterprises Limited.

"Having skilled people working on our projects is critical to success," said Candris. "The people of Infotech have the proper skills, experience and resources to help ensure the success of our projects in the region."

The agreement will enable Westinghouse to augment its engineering resources as it prepares for continuing growth in the global nuclear energy business and will lay the foundation for Westinghouse AP1000(TM) nuclear power plant work in India.

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