Silicon Graphics forecast
Banking on a surge in demand from the oil and gas sector and media companies, data visualisation company Silicon Graphics India is expecting a growth of 30 per cent in 2003. “We had a growth rate of 23 per cent in 2002 and this year we are expecting a growth rate of 30 per cent as increased demand is seen from broadcasting, broadband, oil and gas sector and life sciences companies,” said Prakash Medury, managing director. SGI’s fiscal runs from July. As part of its expansion plans, the company intends to hire more people to expand its technical staff.
IndusInd Bank has received the Reserve Bank of India’s permission to set up representative offices in Dubai and London.
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged a $ 32.5-million order from SPF-TKP OMIFPRO SNC, a joint venture of Snamprogetti, Italy and Technip Coflexip, France for supply of equipment to Oman India Fertiliser Company.
Hutchison Telecom East Limited has tied up with Park Hotel, Dominos, London Pub, Barista, Pantaloon, Exclusive Lines, Planet M and Golden Harvest to offer discount to its post-paid customers.
HDFC Bank has opened its eleventh branch in Howrah. This is the bank’s sixteenth branch in the east, stated a release.
Servion Global Solutions Limited has tied up with PeopleSoft Corporation as an implementation partner to provide CRM solutions as part of its Integrated Business Response Solutions.
Pepe Jeans has launched the Khaki deluxe range of garments.
IT solutions company, Logica and international services and solutions group, CMG have merged to form LogicaCMG. The merged company, with a turnover of $ 3 billion, will provide value-added, mission-critical solutions to clients in key vertical markets.
Automechanika India 2003 ended with good results. The event featured a three-day seminar with presentations by leading Indian and international speakers.
Videocon International Ltd has launched the Khel Ke Dekho offer in view of the upcoming ICC World Cup Cricket. Under this scheme, a cricket-bat shaped scratch card will be given to the customer on purchase of any Videocon product. The buyer will score points which will entitle him to win gifts ranging from plasma TVs to VCD players.
Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Limited has bagged the number one UHT milk player in India award.