Pricol Collaborates with ITC InfoTech as IT Partner

Pricol, a global automotive components manufacturing company based in India ties up with ITC Info Tech for PLM implementation.

Coimbatore, India, April 20, 2015 –(– Pricol, a global automotive components manufacturing company based in India ties up with ITC Info Tech for PLM implementation. Mr. Pravin Kumar Sadasivam, Group Chief Information & Technology Officer of Pricol talks about why Pricol chose ITC Info Tech as IT partner and how ITC helped Pricol to grow at this level from the last decade.

Need for IT Partner

Mr Pravin Kumar Sadasivam said, “After having couple of discussions with PTC India, we came to know the need of revamping our technology part and so we decided to tie up with a company as an IT Partner who can bring the exact technology Pricol wanted as well as align with the futuristic growth of Pricol. Matured IT Partner should have long term values, able to understand the manufacturing domain knowledge and who has done the implementation domestically and internationally.”

Why ITC InfoTech?

Mr Pravin Kumar Sadasivam went on to say, “Pricol choose ITC InfoTech for various key elements. To mention a few, ITC has strong bond with PTC, their sustained relationship with customers, successful past implementations, and mainly their management commitment. Pricol engaged with ITC on PLM domain. ITC worked with Pricol on the first implementation of Windchill a decade ago. From then journey has continued and now Pricol has gone for a new upgrade of Windchill version 10.1.”

Value Added

Mr Pravin also said that “every company will have its own challenges on implementing enterprise applications. But Pricol processed this implementation in a different way. Steering committee was set up from the top management level to end user and it has been reviewed every week by periodic meetings and fixed deadline to each individual to achieve the progress. This is a key factor in making this implementation successful. Pricol runs on two major enterprise application Viz 1) SAP and 2) PLM – Windchill. Now ITC InfoTech is going to help Pricol in integrating SAP and Windchill which is the roadmap for Pricol’s future. Pricol strongly believes that ITC will make the implementation successful.”

Partners in Progress

Pricol has been a partner with ITC from more than a decade ago. When Pricol started PLM journey in 2001, evaluation was done on various products and finalized with Windchill as prime product. ITC helped Pricol in evaluating the products then and has been partners with Pricol since 2001. After which ITC supported Pricol to evolve from the lower version to latest version of Windchill 10.1. Further Mr. Pravin said, “Pricol has strong bonding with ITC Info tech and we treat them as equal business partners. I believe that ITC Info tech will integrate this two enterprise application SAP and Windchill in a very successful way.” Mr Narendra Balan, chief technology officer of Pricol limited said, “Pricol has been associated with ITC over a relatively long period of time and we derived significant business benefits from this relationship. As Pricol business expands, we will focus on various aspects like automation and enterprise level platforms. We’ll definitely see a much greater role for ITC Info Tech working with Pricol in the future.”

About Pricol

Pricol Ltd is a flagship Tier 1 company, complete automotive parts and automobile accessories manufacturers and suppliers for Automotive OEMs. Pricol Ltd supplies auto components to leading brands of two wheelers, four wheelers, commercial vehicles, tractors, trucks, buses, and for vehicles in construction & Industrial segment, etc. Pricol also manufactures sintered components, products for fleet management solutions, tooling solutions and many more.
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