About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally.
Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, Information Systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally.
Wipro Ltd. is today among the top business conglomerates in the world. With a $ 6 Billion turnover, it has diverse interests ranging from Information Technology to Infrastructure Engineering and Consumer Care. Wipro has a presence across 50 countries and employee strength of over 1 lac employees worldwide from over 50 nationalities.
In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations.
Wipro Group of Companies :
Wipro Technologies - A global services provider delivering technology-driven business solutions that meet the strategic objectives of our clients.
Wipro Infotech - Has a market capitalization of USD 24 billion. Wipro Infotech was the first global software company to achieve Level 5 SEI-CMM, the world's first IT company to achieve Six Sigma, as well as the world's first company to attain Level 5 PCMM.
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering - Delivers precision-engineered hydraulic cylinders, components and solutions & truck hydraulics components to OEMs globally in the infrastructure and related industries.
Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited - A joint venture between Wipro and General Electric Company. A part of GE Medical Systems South Asia, it caters to customer and patient needs with a commitment to uncompromising quality .
Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting - Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting is today among the top 10 FMCG companies and amongst the Fastest Growing FMCG companies in India. It has a presence in over 40 countries with over 6500 employees worldwide. Wipro has 8 production plants in India and 5 overseas. The business segments within WCCLG include Consumer Care, Trade Lighting, Commercial and Institutional Lighting, Furniture, North-West Switch Gear and with the acquisition of Unza in 2007, company has now acquired a global footprint.
Wipro Lighting is part of the Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting Division of Wipro Limited. Wipro Lighting is in the business of manufacturing and marketing Wipro Brand of Luminaires, Lamps and Accessories. Wipro Lighting caters to both institutional and retail consumers and offers comprehensive lighting solutions across various application areas. Wipro Lighting is part of the Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting Division of Wipro Limited.
Milestones of Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting
1947 - Establishment of an Oil crushing unit at Amalner in Maharashtra
1970 - Manufacture of Hydrogenated cooking (Vanaspati) medium at Amalner
1986 - Santoor soap launched 1991 - Wipro Lighting established
1991 - Wipro Baby Soft Products launched
1999 - Launch of Wipro Active
2003 - Launch of Wipro Safewash
2003 - Glucovita acquired
2003 - Chandrika Marketing Rights obtained
2004 - Launch of Santoor Facewash and Cream
2005-06 Amongst the fastest growing FMCG companies
2006 - Acquisition of North-West Switches
2007– Acquisition of Unza, One of the leading companies of South East Asia, in personal care business.
2009 – Wipro buys Yardley business in Asia North-West EWD Business
Wipro acquired North-West the most acclaimed modular switches and switchgear brand which is known for excecellant aesthetically stylish and highly reliable products.
North-west is one of the early entrants in the Modular switches business having commenced operations in 1989. Since its inception, North-West has built a reputation for Stylish and highly reliable products. North-west has been a pioneer of many innovations like Tiny Trip Modular MCBs, Single phase motor starter for Air Conditioners and use of Fire retardant insulating material in our switch / socket range. Wipro acquired the North-west brand in May 2006. We offer a wide range of application specific electrical products, which include :
Modular Switches, Line safety devices like MCBs, RCCBs, Distribution Boards. Appliance protection Devices like Tiny Trip, Single Phase Motor Starter etc. Single Core flexible Wires.
Wipro Home Security Range of products has Elegant and stylish Video Door Phone for home safety and Security. Product kitty consist of 7" standalone VDP, 4" B/W VDP, Multi Apartment VDP and Touch based Light Control Unit with remote control and scene selection.