Bangalore, Karnataka India (PressExposure) October 21, 2011 -- KPIT Cummins (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a leading product engineering and IT consulting partner to manufacturing companies, has partnered with PACCAR to launch the PACCAR Technical Center in Pune, India. The center, with approximately 200 employees, will focus on engineering, information technology and component sourcing for worldwide production and aftermarket operations.
PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-medium-and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF name plates. The company also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
"KPIT is well positioned as a partner for PACCAR for several reasons," said Kishor Patil, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, KPIT Cummins. "First, KPIT has deep automotive industry experience, secondly KPIT brings both product engineering and IT skills to support PACCAR 'sneeds more broadly, and finally, KPIT brings operations expertise and infrastructure that fits well with PACCAR 'svision." The PACCAR center will be located near KPIT's main campus in Hinjawadi, Pune, India.
"PACCAR is pleased to be partnering with KPIT as they are leaders in providing world-class information technology and product development support, particularly in the automotive sector," said Dan Sobic, Executive Vice President, PACCAR.
"The PACCAR India Technical Center will deliver quality resources to our global engineering and IT organizations, and enable PACCAR to accelerate new product development," said Todd Coulter, Executive Director, PACCAR India.
PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light- medium and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF name plates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and provides financial services and information technology and distributes truck parts related to its principal business. PACCAR shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, symbol PCAR. Its homepage is http://www.paccar.com.
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KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited, a global IT Consulting and product engineering partner, is focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology solutions for Manufacturing corporations (with special focus on Automotive, Hi-Tech, Energy & Utilities and Industrials verticals). A leader in technology solutions and services, KPIT Cummins currently partners with 150+ global Manufacturing corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), semiconductor companies and Tier 1companies. Please http://www.kpitcummins.com for more information.
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