Sigma Electric inaugurates new Innovation and Engineering center
Pune, August 29, 2017: Sigma Electric, a leading manufacturer of ferrous and non-ferrous castings and precision machined components, announced the opening of the new global Sigma Innovation and Engineering Center in Pune.
The center will enhance Sigma’s engineering innovation capabilities and facilitate new product and manufacturing process development. It will leverage India’s large engineering talent pool to provide design and consulting services for our customers across the globe. This facility will initially employ over 50 engineers and there are plans to scale up in future.
Dr. Suresh Naik, Ex Group Director, Indian Space & Research Organization (ISRO) inaugurated the new facility in the presence of the Sigma team.
The Engineering Center will boost innovation and direct our strategic R&D, to develop synergies between technologies, enhance our competencies, new product development and attract highly-qualified professionals. This facility has a world-class UL certified test lab. The center will develop to efficiently support our business growth.
Viren Joshi, CEO and President, Sigma, commented, “The Sigma Innovation and Engineering center gives a new momentum to our program to reinforce our product leadership and differentiate ourselves through innovation. The center has been designed in alignment with Sigma’s R&D strategy, which focuses on connecting megatrends, customer requirements, sustainability, innovation and cost efficiency.”
Dr Suresh Naik, Ex Group Director, Indian Space & Research Organization (ISRO), said “India is fast becoming one of the main global sources of influence and inspiration for innovative products and a major center for business, manufacturing, and technology. I believe that this excellent world class research and innovation facility will ignite greater collaboration, connectivity and creativity among industry stakeholders. It is an excellent addition to further develop India’s research and manufacturing industry capabilities.”
About Sigma Electric
A Sigma is headquartered at Garner, NC, USA and has manufacturing facilities at Pune and Jaipur in India. Sigma Electric also offers customers a wide range of services including engineering and design, secondary finishing, assembly, packaging and supply chain management. Sigma’s engineering expertise, innovative products, and superior customer service make it the preferred partner of choice for many of the world’s leading brands.