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HCL Infosystems Ties Up with Astra Global

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Monday, February 25, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) 
HCL Infosystems Ltd. India's premier services and ICT systems integration,
distribution and hardware company today announced the outsourcing of its
manufacturing facility located at Ambattur (Chennai) to Astra Global Private
Limited. The manufacturing facility specializes in networking racks, specialized
custom designed sheet metal enclosures, Ticketing & self service kiosks and
subsystems for Medical and Aerospace products. 
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. 
Mr. Harsh Chitale, CEO & Whole Time Director, HCL Infosystems Ltd. 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”. 
Mr. Satish Shinde, Managing Director, Astra Global Private Limited, “We look
forward to our association with HCL where 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”. 
About HCL Infosystems 
HCL Infosystems Ltd. with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.0 billion (Rs 10,401 crores) is
India's Premier Technology Company and offers a wide spectrum of IT Services and
Products ranging from Cloud to Learning Solutions. As a complete IT solutions
provider the company offers comprehensive offerings in Enterprise Application
Services, IT Infrastructure Managed Services, System Integration, Office
Automation Products and Services, Distribution and Support Services. The company
operates in both the Consumer and the Enterprise space – offering the latest
mobility products and operating in verticals like BFSI, Telecom, and Healthcare
respectively. 
HCL Care, the support and service division of the company has one of the largest
and most extensive service networks across the country and provides end to end
support services for various IT, Telecom and Consumer Electronics products.HCL
Infosystems has one of the largest distribution network of digital lifestyle
global brands and an unparalleled robust service network in the country
including Tier 2 and 3 cities. Digilife Distribution and Marketing Services
(DDMS), a 100% subsidiary of HCL Infosystems focuses on multi brand distribution
and offers value added distribution for its partners including strategic
consulting services, last mile connect and support in marketing and promotions.
HCL Learning a division of the company covers the entire spectrum of education
and training requirements across schools, colleges, individuals and enterprises
and offers rich learning solutions across these segments. HCL Infosystems MEA
(Middle East and Africa), a fully owned subsidiary of HCL Infosystems is part of
the emerging markets outreach of the company and focuses on expanding the
business in the Middle East and African geographies and provides comprehensive
IT solutions to customers across verticals in the region. The company also has
robust operations in Singapore with its subsidiary HCL Insys Pte. Ltd. gaining
traction in the region with its Enterprise solutions including a strong offering
in Infrastructure Managed Services. 
For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in. 
About HCL 
HCL is a $6.2 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two
companies listed in India – HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in
1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern
computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of
offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT
infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution of
information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of
focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of over 90,000 professionals
of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries including over 500
points of presence in India. 
For more information, please visit www.hcl.com. 
About Astra Global Private Limited: 
Astra Global is a wholly owned subsidiary of Astra Metal Systems Private
Limited. Astra has over 20 years experience in metal fabrication industry and
specializes in precision sheet metal components and assemblies. With its primary
manufacturing location and head office, strategically located at Verna
Industrial Estate in Goa – India, which is in close proximity to the Airport,
Rail Terminus as well as the sea port. Founded in 1997, and promoted by a team
of young, first generation technocrats, Astra Metal Systems Pvt. Ltd has a young
and highly motivated, committed and talented team. Astra Metal Systems Pvt. Ltd
has Mr. Satish A. Shinde, as its Managing Director, with Mr. Charles Charlton
Collaco, Mr. Pravin G. Pai & Mr. Pradip A. P. da Costa as Directors. Some of
Astra's key clients include Siemens, Diebold, TCS, Larsen & Toubro, Emerson,
Rolls Royce, etc. 
To view the photographs, please click on the link given below: 
HCL Infosystems in a manufacturing outsourcing partnership with Astra
Global.Harsh Chitale, CEO, Whole Time Director, HCL Infos 
Media contact details 
Tanay Gogoi, Head - Corporate Communications,
HCL Infosystems Ltd,
+91 9971179400,
tanay.gogoi@hcl.com 
Pritesh Rachamalla, Senior Account Executive,
+91 8860404324,
pritesh.rachamalla@mslgroup.com 
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