East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA and Bangalore, India - June 8, 2016:
Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced a partnership with Mountain View based Authentise Inc, a leading provider of 3D printing technologies and consulting services. This strategic partnership between Wipro and Authentise will enable adoption of additive manufacturing among the Global 2,000 companies.
Building on its extensive Engineering and R&D services experience, this alliance will help Wipro to deliver the full spectrum of 3D printing services including consulting, design optimization, software & system integration, product management and testing services. The partnership will benefit customers willing to explore, expand or improve additive manufacturing initiatives across automotive, aerospace, healthcare, hi-tech, consumer electronics, telecom and other engineering-driven industries.
"We see additive manufacturing as an enabler to solve the challenges faced by the limitations of traditional manufacturing practices. We are excited about this partnership and committed to solve the product design challenges in 3D Printing. Wipro's global expertise in design for additive manufacturing and metal printing, coupled with the software and consulting experience of Authentise, will help deliver fully integrated solutions for additive manufacturing," said Anita Ganti, Senior Vice President & Global Head of Product Engineering Services, Wipro Limited.
"Authentise empowers businesses by taking their additive manufacturing initiatives from lab to production scale. Our partnership with Wipro, a company with deep engineering expertise as well as scale, allows us to serve these clients even better. Wipro's commitment to 3D printing signals that the technology is now an established manufacturing alternative. The support for this technology will not only benefit existing clients but it will also help in building the entire ecosystem for 3D Printing," said Andre Wegner, CEO, Authentise.
About Authentise Inc
Authentise Inc. provides modular process automation solutions to leaders in additive manufacturing. It's fully owned subsidiary, Authentise Services designs and delivers 3D printing strategies for the Fortune 100. Among its publicly announced clients is Lowe's Home Improvement, for whom Authentise created a long term 3D printing strategy and delivered the first phase of that strategy, an in-store 3D scanning, printing and customization installation. For further information on Authentise, please visit http://authentise.com/
About Wipro Limited.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology." By combining digital strategy, customer centric design, advanced analytics and product engineering approach, Wipro helps its clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has a dedicated workforce of over 160,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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