InceptionWipro was established in 1945 as a vegetable oil manufacturer inAmalner, Maharashtra.The company at that time was known as Western India ProductsLimited.Its main area of business was the production of SunflowerVanaspati Oil, and later on, soaps and other consumer care products.
EvolutionDuring the late 1970s and 1980s, Wipro began to venture into thefledgling IT industry in India.It was the first to market indigenous Personal Computers in 1985.It was during 1990s that Wipro took its hardware expertise into theservices arena, and was among the pioneers in developing theODC(Offshore Development Center) concept (popularly known asthe Global Delivery Model or GDM).
Headquarter of the company is at Bangalore, India.Wipros Global IT business caters to more than 150 global Fortune500 clients across financial services, retail, transportation,manufacturing, healthcare services, energy and utilities, technology,telecom and media.The company employ over 120,000 people from over 70nationalities and 72 plus global delivery centres across 5 continents.
Azim H. Premji - ChairmanAzim Premji has led Wipro since the late 1960s. Then a $2 millionhydrogenated cooking fat company, Wipro Limited is today a $6billion revenue IT, BPO and R&D Services organization with presencein over 50 countries.
Wipro Group CompaniesWipro Consumer Care and Lighting (WCCLG)Established in 1945, the first product to be introduced by WCCLG was vegetableoil, later popularized under the brand name Sunflower Vanaspati.In the subsequent period, other Wipro brands emerged such as Wipro Baby Softand Wipro Safewash, toilet soaps like Santoor and Chandrika. The company is theowners of international brands like Yardley and Unza.It also provide comprehensive lighting solutions with fittings like SmartliteCFL, LED, emergency lights and more.
Wipro Infrastructure EngineeringSince 1976, this division of Wipro Limited, has been in the business ofmanufacturing high-quality hydraulic cylinders, truck cylinders, and theircomponents and solutions. It represent the Kayaba, Kawasaki, Sun Hydraulics andTeijin Seiki range of hydraulic products in India.Its advanced manufacturing, product development and testing facilities haveincreased its annual production, making Wipro a leader in the truck tipping systemsmarket in India. Wipro Infrastructure Engineering is now the second largestindependent manufacturer of cylinders in the world.The company has also recently ventured into water treatment systems andsolutions to cater to the needs of various industries.
Wipro GE Medical Systems LimitedThe company is engaged in the research and development of advanced solutionsfor healthcare industry.Wipro GE Healthcare is a highly successful joint venture, and part of GE HealthcareSouth Asia.Its products and services range from diagnostics to IT, helping healthcareprofessionals combat cancer, heart disease and other ailments.
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