Bangalore: Defence PSU BEML Limited and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday. Under this MoU, both organisations jointly to works 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 public sector Enterprise in India. The MoU has been signed by BEML‘s CMD D K Hota and Pratik Kumar, CEO, WIE in presence of senior officials of both organisations.
Purpose of MoU
‘The MoU between BEML and Wipro entails working together on projects, products, systems, services and projects in Defence, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Labs, DPSUs and other relevant government entities in India as well as export customers. The 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,’ said a press release.
During the signing of the MOU, D K Hota 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 with access to WIPRO’s capabilities, experience, and skill. It enhances the business interests of both organizations.”
“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 with access to WIPRO’s capabilities, experience, and skill. It enhances the business interests of both organizations”- DK Hota, CMD, BEML
Announcing the partnership Pratik Kumar 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 is a leading multi-technology ‘Miniratna-Category-1’ company under the Ministry of Defence. It plays an important 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 have also state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located at Bangalore, Kolar Gold Fields (KGF). BEML also has a nationwide network of sales and services.
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) is a diversified business with expertise spanning over four 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.