24 December 2018, India:
thyssenkrupp announced the inauguration of Technology Center Analytics and Software Engineering (TCASE) – a technology center in Pune, India.
Aimed at establishing India as a knowledge hub for thyssenkrupp globally, the center will focus on providing high-end R&D services in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Data Analytics and Software Engineering.
TCASE was inaugurated by Donatus Kaufmann, Member of the Board, thyssenkrupp AG, Reinhold Achatz, Chief Technology Officer, thyssenkrupp AG and Ravi Kirpalani, CEO, thyssenkrupp India. Rohit Gupta has been appointed as Head of the Center.
Reinhold Achatz, Chief Technology Officer, thyssenkrupp AG said, “Our Company is going through a journey of digital transformation. I believe the Technology Center at Pune will raise the overall digital quotient of thyssenkrupp through its thriving ecosystem of talented engineers, repute universities and emerging start-up base.”
TCASE will play a key role in thyssenkrupp’s digital transformation journey by acting as a partner and supporting digitalization projects for the group’s business areas globally, the company said in a statement.
Ravi Kirpalani, CEO, thyssenkrupp India said, “Cooperation across traditional and technology boundaries is becoming increasingly important, and we believe with our diverse technology base we are well positioned to capitalize on it. TCASE will form the cornerstone of our strategy to drive digital transformation for thyssenkrupp in the country and establish India as a knowledge hub for the Group.”
Rohit Gupta said, “I am confident that our strong engineering tradition combined with our technological capability and dynamic team will help us meet the digitalization needs of the group and establish TCASE as a provider of smart products and solutions in engineering and digital domains.”
thyssenkrupp, began its journey in India way back in 1860. It’s products and services range from complete plant design and engineering to building industrial plants, submarines, surface ships, naval systems and elevators to engine components, bearings and undercarriages to materials services.
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