Bangalore, 17 September 2019: BEML Limited a Defence PSU and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in Aerospace, Industrial Automation, 3D Printing, Artificial Intelligence, and Hydraulic System Engineering. This is a first of its kind MoU for Wipro Infrastructure Engineering with a large PublicSector Enterprise in India.
The MoU entails working together on projects, products, systems, services and projects in Defence, DRDO Labs, DPSUs and other relevant government entities in India as well as export customers. Key focus areas include aerospace components and parts through SEZ, metal additive manufacturing and design optimization for new critical aggregates, legacy components & spares, and process automation.
Signing the MOU, Mr. D K Hota, CMD, BEML said, “This partnership will help both companies to make a significant contribution to indigenisation and ‘Make in India’ initiatives of the Government of India.This will provides us access to WIPRO’s capabilities, experience, and skill. It enhances the business interests of both organizations.”
Announcing the partnership Mr. Pratik Kumar, CEO, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering said, “BEML has a strong lineage of being a heavy engineering company. Given our focus on emerging technologies like 3D Printing & Industrial Automation and sectors like Aerospace, Space and Defence, we see invaluable synergies in partnering with BEML.”
About BEML Limited
BEML Limited is a leading multi-technology ‘Miniratna-Category-1’ company under the Ministry of Defence, plays a pivotal role in serving India’s core sectors like Defence, Rail, Power, Mining and Construction by offering world class products. BEML operates in three verticals viz. Defence & Aerospace, Mining & Construction and Rail & Metro and has state-of-the art manufacturing facilities located at Bangalore, Kolar Gold Fields (KGF), Mysore, Palakkad. BEML has very strong R&D infrastructure. BEML also has nationwide network of sales and services.
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering is a diversified business with expertise spanning over 4 decades of engineering and manufacturing excellence in the fields of Hydraulics, Industrial Automation, Aerospace, Water treatment and Additive manufacturing. The Hydraulics Business specializes in designing and manufacturing custom built Hydraulic Cylinders for applications in diverse segments such as Construction & Earthmoving, Material & Cargo Handling, Forestry, Farm & Agriculture, Mining and Truck Tipping. WIN is amongst the largest independent hydraulic cylinder manufacturers in the world.
Wipro 3D provides Concept-to-Component services in 3D Printing that include Design for Additive manufacturing, prototyping and serial production for demanding applications across Aerospace, Defense, Nuclear, Industrial and Medical Segments. The Aerospace business division manufactures Actuators and Precision Engineered Components for Landing Gears and Aero Structure Assemblies.