Driving the future of engineering: thyssenkrupp scales up its Technology Center, inaugurates a new state-of-the-art office in Pune
The expansion aims at leveraging Indian talent to accelerate thyssenkrupp’s global efforts in digitalisation and driving transformation in the engineering and manufacturing sector
The technology center in Hinjewadi, Pune, will act as an innovation hub for thyssenkrupp to deliver digital excellence to its group companies globally
thyssenkrupp, an internationally operating group of companies, today announced the inauguration of its new facility for Technology Center India (TCI) in Hinjawadi, Pune. The state-of-the-art facility will drive technological innovation to shape the future of engineering and manufacturing worldwide and establish India as a knowledge hub for digital excellence for the group globally.
“As we continue to drive thyssenkrupp's global digitalization and innovation efforts, we recognize the critical role that India will play in achieving our goals. With the large pool of highly skilled talent in Pune and its thriving IT ecosystem, TCI will accelerate the digital transformation at thyssenkrupp globally." Cetin Nazikkol, CEO, thyssenkrupp Asia Pacific Africa.
The new facility focuses on building capacities in multiple technology domains like data science, application software, embedded systems & cloud computing. It will act as an innovation hub, delivering smart solutions to thyssenkrupp’s businesses, such as steel, industrial components and systems, automotive components, plant engineering, and materials services.
Rohit Gupta, Head Technology Center India, thyssenkrupp, said, “Innovation and speed are key for robust growth in this digital era. The technology center in Pune will drive innovation for our group, enabling us to meet the ever-increasing demand for software engineering by acting as a digital competence center and tapping into the incredible talent and expertise within India's digital ecosystem, thus adding to our ability to accelerate new product development in both global and local markets.”
Established in 2019, TCI has successfully delivered diverse digital solutions such as predictive maintenance for mining machines, optimising supply chains with data-driven algorithms, and building personalised virtual connections via chatbots, enhancing customer experiences.
thyssenkrupp is an international group of companies comprising largely independent industrial and technology businesses and employing around 96,000 people. Across 48 countries it generated sales of €41 billion in fiscal 2021/2022. Its business activities have been bundled in six segments: Materials Services, Industrial Components, Automotive Technology, Steel Europe, Marine Systems, and Multi Tracks. Backed by extensive technological know-how, the businesses develop cost-effective and resource-friendly solutions to the challenges of the future. Around 3,600 employees work in research and development at 75 locations all over the world, mainly in the fields of climate protection, the energy transition, digital transformation in the industry and mobility of the future. The thyssenkrupp group currently has a portfolio of approximately 17,370 patents and utility models. Under the umbrella brand thyssenkrupp, the group creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and helps make life better for future generations. To this end, the company pursues ambitious climate protection targets and optimizes its own energy and climate efficiency. At the same time, it uses its diverse abilities along the relevant value chains to play a significant role in driving forward its customers’ green transformation. thyssenkrupp is listed in the MDAX index. thyssenkrupp shares are traded on Frankfurt Stock Exchange (symbol: TKA) and as American depositary receipts (symbol: TKAMY) in the USA.