Toshiba, Tech Mahindra partner to build smart factories

Toshiba, Tech Mahindra partner to build smart factories

Tech Mahindra and Toshiba Digital Solutions on Monday announced a strategic partnership to work in the area of a smart factory.

In a release issued, Toshiba Digital Solution said the  partnership aims to leverage strengths of both sides and offer a one stop solution for manufacturer customers with the latest IoT technologies and system integration capabilities from both sides.

Both Tech Mahindra and Toshiba Digital Solution signed an agreement in this regard in Tokyo on Monday.

Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation Vice President of Industrial Solutions Division  Shunsuke Okada said  Toshiba recognises the urgent need of manufacturers for advancing their digital transformation in the trend of Industry 4.0 and has developed a suite of smart factory solutions to answer that.

"Teaming up with Tech Mahindra will expand the availability of Toshiba's smart factory solutions to serve customers in different regions of the world more efficiently. We look forward to leveraging our technology with Tech Mahindra's expertise to further accelerate the market adoption of smart factory globally," he said.

Toshiba Digital Solutions developed Meister series, a suite of smart manufacturing solutions, by leveraging manufacturing expertise built up through long years of experience in manufacturing businesses ranging from semiconductors to social infrastructure.

Commenting on the development,  Tech Mahindra Integrated Engineering Solutions Senior VP and Global Head Karthikeyan Natarajan said  Toshiba Digital Solutions is known for their leadership across various industrial segments, domain expertise and special manufacturing processing knowledge.

"This coupled with Tech Mahindras system integration, consulting and expertise across IoT and Factory of the Future ensure that we are able to bring the best of breed solution for the customers," he said.

Tech Mahindra has been building capabilities in this space through a mix of organic and inorganic means.

Teaming up with Tech Mahindra will expand the availability of Toshiba's smart factory solutions to serve customers in different regions of the world more efficiently, and further accelerate the market adoption of smart factory globally, the statement said.  

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