Wipro Limited Description
Wipro Limited (Western India Palm Refined Oils Limited) is recently known as Western India Products Limited. The company is an Indian Information Technology Services corporation which is headquartered at Bengaluru, India. The company was established in the year 1945 in Amalner. In the starting, it was established as a vegetable and refined oils manufacturer in Maharashtra. The company is a leading global IT, consulting and business process services company. Wipro is a company that is known for its strong commitment to sustainability and good business citizenship. The company has employed over 160,000 dedicated employees that serve clients all cross the six continents. As a whole, they try to innovate find ideas and connect the dots to help build a better and bold future. The company separated its non-IT businesses into various separate companies to bring out more focus on the independent businesses. The company is indulged in a number of other ventures too. Wipro Consumer care & lighting (WCCLG) is a business unit of Wipro that functions in FMCG segment that deals with consumable goods. The company was established in the year 1945, making their first product that was vegetable oil, which is now sold in the market as "Sunflower Vanaspati". The company also sells personal care products that include Wipro Safewash, Wipro Baby Soft, toilet soaps Santoor and Chandrika and of course the brand Yardley. Wipro Infrastructure Engineering is the business division that is manufacturing hydraulic cylinders, truck cylinders, and their components and solutions ever since their inception in the year 1976. The product Hydraulic cylinder is delivered to international OEMs. The company has come into partnership with Kawasaki and aerospace giant EADS. In the year 2010, the company became the second largest independent manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders across the globe. Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited is a joint venture between Wipro and GE Healthcare South Asia. It focuses on the research and development of advanced solutions to deliver to patient needs in healthcare. The company started functioning in the year 1990, and is currently has gadgets and equipment for diagnostics, healthcare IT solutions and services that help the professionals combat cancer, heart disease, and other such diseases. The company adheres to the Six Sigma quality standards for all their products. The company has been ranked as No. 1 in the 2010 Asian Sustainability Rating (ASR) of Indian Companies. The company has been consecutively listed for the sixth time as one of the world's most ethical companies by US based Ethisphere Institute.