CNH Industrial has inaugurated its new India Technology Center in Gurugram, located southwest of the country’s capital New Delhi in northern India.
This strategic hub is an integral part of the Company’s global R&D footprint focusing on Product Development and digital solutions, the company said.
“India’s vast potential, thriving economic development and highly-skilled talent pool make it an attractive market for the expansion and growth of our business,” said Chun Woytera, President Asia Pacific, CNH Industrial. “In the last 10 years, CNH Industrial has invested significantly in our Indian manufacturing, R&D, supply base and supply chain development, among other areas. The new Technology Center will strengthen our vision of making India a technology hub, in addition to an industrial hub, as it provides the relevant competencies to support the Agriculture and Construction sectors”
“CNH Industrial’s India Technology Center will be an important part of the Company’s global R&D footprint. The Center will develop leading-edge technologies, including software, embedded electronics and data analytics, to support both our Indian business and the Company’s global product portfolio,” said Marc Kermisch, Chief Information Officer and ad interim Chief Technology & Quality Officer, CNH Industrial.
Raunak Varma, Country Manager CNH Industrial India, commented, “The new Technology Center significantly increases India’s position as a strategic location for CNH Industrial, and provides the technological tools and resources to enhance our ability to serve our customers better.”
According to the company, the Technology Center is the first of its kind in the country for CNH Industrial, equipped with the latest technology and capabilities including an innovation center, vehicle simulation and a state-of-the-art Extended Reality/Virtual Reality laboratory to support global technology-led projects.
The Center started operations in March 2021 and considering its early returns, the addition of further design development spaces for additive manufacturing, embedded software, data analytics, and User Interface & User Experience (UI/UX) with advanced simulation capabilities are foreseen.
The Center will also focus on developing core competencies in customer-influenced software solutions and technologies including cloud, embedded, electrification, autonomous, advanced analysis, simulation, automation and mechanical & electrical design.
Located in the Gurugram SEZ (Cyber City), the Technology Center employs over 100 people and is ramping up operations by hiring through a rigorous and discerning talent search that prioritizes diversity.
CNH Industrial India serves the country through the Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and CASE Construction Equipment brands, delivering on the promise of globally engineered excellence, ‘Made in India’ for over 30 years.
They are supported by a dedicated financial arm, CNH Industrial Capital India, which was launched in 2018.