Feb 4, 2010

HCL Announces Strategic Partnership with Software Provider nMetric

HCL and nMetric Join Forces to Help Automotive Manufacturers Improve Factory Operations Through Intelligent Shop Floor Solution.

Noida – HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a global IT services provider, today announced a partnership with software company nMetric to provide intelligent shop floor solutions to automotive manufacturers.

nMetric will leverage HCL’s comprehensive automotive solution, Intelligent Shop Floor Solution (ISFS), to help manufacturers improve operations by automating and monitoring complex automotive factory processes. Through this partnership, manufacturers can achieve a new level of flexibility, better leverage their global supply chains and respond to customers in record time, while improving cash flow and profitability.

"W ith this new partnership, HCL expands its ability to provide innovative IT solutions to the global automotive industry," said Suneel Sekhri, Director VSG-Auto, HCL Technologies. "nMetric has developed groundbreaking software technology that will enable manufacturers in the complex automotive environment to optimize factory processes, improve production flexibility and successfully achieve true just-in-time production. This partnership represents our strategic direction of delivering cost-effective, high value-add industry solutions to the automotive industry."

"nMetric is proud to partner with HCL Technologies," said nMetric CEO and President Lucy Hoger.

"We have a joint dedication to helping automotive manufacturers improve factory operations through intelligent shop floor management. W ith our patented Smart Job™ technology, nMetric software brings true business process automation to the factory floor and delivers unprecedented real-time and forward visibility. Partnering with HCL is an ideal way for us to bring our solution and its benefits to the automotive industry."

Along with industry solutions, HCL Technologies delivers full life-cycle product engineering services and IT services to the automotive industry. The company’s automotive practice offers services in automotive electronics, engineering and design, and enterprise to automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers across geographies. It also helps organizations achieve faster time to market, ensure collaboration and visibility across the supply chain and maximize their investments in manufacturing resources.