12 Sep 08
Wipro Infotech, the India and Middle East IT business of Wipro, has unveiled its second manufacturing unit at Kotdwar in Uttarakhand. Spread over 5.8 acres of land at the foothills of the Himalayas, the plant will manufacture servers, storage, notebooks, desktops and allied IT electronics.
The plant has a manufacturing capacity of approximately 1000 machines a day. The company however did not disclose the investment in this project. According to the company, due to its proximity to the northern parts of India, the unit will cater to customers in northern parts of the country.
Anand Sankaran, chief executive, Wipro Infotech said, The addition of the second facility is another expression of our commitment towards Wipros computing business which has shown robust growth over the years. As the subcontinent reaps the benefit of being one of the fastest growing economies we felt the need to equip ourselves with enhanced manufacturing and delivery capabilities.
The new unit is a Green facility which will manufacture 100 per cent Restriction of Hazardous Substances (ROHS) compliant products.
News Source: http://www.business-standard.com