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GE to expand its $200M wind turbines / aircraft engines plant in Chakan #Pune

GE Vice Chairman John Rice spoke to the media on Friday about their plans to expand their manufacturing facilities in Chakan near Pune. Excerpt: Rice said the company has been very successful in manufacturing engineering products at Chakan. Therefore, it … Continue reading

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Pune has more “product” based teams doing high value dev. than Bangalore – Zinnov

IT Advisory company Zinnov has just released a survey of “product” companies/teams in India and points out that 12% of product teams in Pune work on high value development work, compared to just 8% in Bangalore. Excerpts: Product teams based … Continue reading

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Venture Firm @HelionVC to invest 10-15% of $250 million in Pune

Livemint reports that Helion Venture Partners plans to invest about 10-15% of its $250 million fund in software firms in Pune, and the first such deal could happen by the end of this year. Excerpts: “So far, we have funded … Continue reading

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CEO of BMC talks about their India Strategy

On a recent visit to India, Robert Beauchamp, CEO of BMC Software, which has a large development center in India, spoke to CIOL magazine about their India plans. Excerpt: BMC Software has a huge presence in India. Pune is the … Continue reading

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Pune is a hotspot for German Companies

Business Standard has a report pointing out that Pune has become a favorite destination for German companies to set up a development/manufacturing center in the last few years. Excerpts: According to Zubin Kabraji, regional director, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, Pune … Continue reading

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Netherlands SatNav maker TomTom to increase Pune dev center to 400 people

Netherlands based automobile navigation system maker TomTom has announced that it will rapid inccrease up its engineering/development operations in Pune this year, reports Indian Express. Excerpt: The company, which has been developing maps in India for the last 10 years, … Continue reading

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Sears to move all its IT R&D to Pune

Sears, which used to be the largest retailer in the US (and is now the 4th largest), is planning on moving its entire IT related R&D activities to Sears India in Pune, reports DNA. Excerpts: “At present Sears India handles … Continue reading

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Tier-1 Automotive Major Dana Corp investing in $20M Tech Center at Hinjewadi

Sakal times writes: Ohio-based supplier of driveline products for auto manufactures, Dana Holding Corporation, broke ground on Sunday for a $20 million technical centre at Hinjewadi. The new facility will enhance the company’s engineering capabilities in India by providing design, … Continue reading

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