HCL Infosystems ties up with outsourcing firm Astra Global Private


NEW DELHI: Hardware, services and distribution company HCL Infosystems BSE 1.62 % on Monday announced the outsourcing of its manufacturing facility located at Ambattur (Chennai) to Astra Global Private. 

The manufacturing facility specializes in networking racks, specialized custom designed sheet metal enclosures, Ticketing & self-service kiosks and subsystems for Medical and Aerospace products. 

According to a release, through this partnership, Astra will supply products manufactured in the Ambattur facility to HCL for its internal requirements as well as to HCL's customers. The partnership will enable both HCL and Astra to focus on their respective core competencies. Astra is based out of Verna, Goa and is engaged in the business of manufacturing precision assemblies for the medical & engineering industries with over 20 years of experience.

Harsh Chitale, CEO and Whole Time Director, HCL Infosystems said, "Through this partnership with Astra, our customers will get the best of both HCL's strengths in design and service and Astra's manufacturing prowess".

Satish Shinde, Managing Director, Astra Global Private said, "We will bring our manufacturing capabilities to leverage HCL's product design and customer specific solutions design. We intend to have a pan-India presence through this venture".