Wipro launches experience centre for metal Additive Manufacturing in India
March 16, 2018
Wipro3D, the Additive Manufacturing business unit of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, has opened a metal Additive Manufacturing solution and experience centre in its home-city of Bengaluru, India. Inaugurated by Azim Premji, Wipro’s Chairman, the 3,600+ m2 centre is said to offer all metal Additive Manufacturing capabilities including leading edge build technology, post-processing, research, characterisation and validation facilities.
Wipro3D offers standard and customised Additive Manufacturing solutions, products and services to industries including aerospace, space, industrial, automotive, healthcare, oil & gas and heavy engineering. Benefiting from an ecosystem of partners including EOS, the company has reportedly become a solution provider of choice to industry-leading organisations in India. “Based on the confidence developed from our India operations, we are planning to take Wipro3D global,” stated Pratik Kumar, CEO of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering.
“India’s first functional metal AM component in space was built by Wipro3D. We have built competencies and offerings across additive consulting, engineering, manufacturing, research & development as well as turnkey solutions to deliver impactful business outcomes for our customers,” added Ajay Parikh, Wipro3D’s Business Head. “We see 3D printing or Additive Manufacturing as a critical component in the digital manufacturing and future proofing strategy of any enterprise.”