Press release from Business Wire India
Source: CSM Software
Wednesday, March 04, 2009 11:07 AM IST (05:37 AM GMT)
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Release no: 19388
CSM Software & BEML Limited Sign Strategic MoU
To Target Aerospace Offset Market Globally
Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Wednesday, March 04, 2009 -- (Business Wire India) -- CSM Software Pvt. Ltd., a leading engineering services company and BEML Limited, a Mini-Ratna Category-1 Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, announced the signing of a strategic MoU during the AeroIndia show 2009. The objective of this MoU is to a establish a framework for the execution of the engineering services orders likely to be received by BEML through CSM's sales and marketing efforts, under the defence offset clause, and to ensure total customer satisfaction.
The Indian offset policy states that, for any Indian defense contract worth Rs. 3000 million or more there will be an offset liability to the extent of 30 to 50 % of the order value. The size of this offset market is estimated to be around USD 12 Billion over the next 5 - 7 years. BEML, as a Defence PSU, is eligible to receive these orders against this Offset Policy and this represents a huge market opportunity to this partnership. CSM Software, with its strong foothold in the global engineering services domain and with its existing customer base in the aerospace market will use this framework to expand its current relationships to help its customers fulfill their offset obligations.
"CSM was one of the earliest companies in India to recognize the potential of Engineering Services outsourcing in the offshore context. The MoU signed with BEML provides an excellent framework that allows our customers to fulfill their offset obligations by giving them technical excellence, scale and a track record of decades of technical leadership in the Aerospace Domain" said Dr. R. Swami Narayanaswami, Founder Chairman and Managing Director, CSM Software.
Mr. V RS Natarajan, Chairman & Managing Director, BEML Limited, added:" We are extremely pleased with our agreement with CSM Software and the compelling value we can deliver together to our customers including defence offset business. With BEML's status and scale, and the exciting prospects that CSM's background and relationships bring to the table, we are looking forward to the growth of this partnership and business rapidly".
About CSM Software:
CSM Software is the leading offshore provider of Engineering Services and Solutions catering to the Aerospace, Automotive & Heavy Engineering industries, and has consistently delivered top-notch projects to demanding global customers over the last 16 years. CSM's five business divisions - Services, Training, Products, Process Consulting and Onsite Design Support - have a strong Cross Leveraging aspect amongst them that translates into a potent value proposition to its customers. CSM also has the distinction of being the sole offshore company based in India that has partnerships with Dassault Systems, MSC Software, CD-adapco, Autodesk & PACE. For further information on CSM visit: www.csmsoftware.com.
About BEML: BEML LIMITED is a leading manufacturer of Mining and Construction Equipments, Defence including Aerospace, Metro and Railway products with excellent R&D base and is also engaged in providing end- to-end solutions in CAD, CAM, CAE, Prototype Manufacturing, Assembly and Testing and Technical documentation. For further information - on BEML visit- www.bemlindia.com, - on BEML Technology division visit- www.bemltech.com.
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