Geometric Limited, a player in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions and technologies space, has announced the signing of a contract with Ford Motor Company, to provide the latter production support and software maintenance work.
Geometric will provide application management services (AMS) to Ford for production support of its engineering applications suite, which comprises over 140 integrated applications. The management services will cover issue analysis, investigation, resolution, code fix, software vendor coordination, testing, packaging, validation and global release at various Ford Consumer Business Groups.
Commenting on the contract, Dr Ravi Gopinath, managing director and CEO, Geometric, said, "Ford is a strategic customer for us, and this contract represents an important milestone in our six-year relationship."
Currently, Geometric has a team of close to 100 engineers at Ford’s Dearborn facility (USA) and the Ford Technology Services centre in India, supporting various projects in the PLM space.
"We are very proud to receive this contract. Our new development centre in Chennai will address Ford's quick ramp up demands, as well as host all the necessary training programmes for the engagement," said Chakravarthy Kolli, delivery head of Geometric’s Chennai operations.
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Updated Date: Jan 31, 2017 01:48:33 IST