9 September, 2014, Mumbai: KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), congratulates its customer Dorf Ketal for winning the prestigious 2014 InformationWeek EDGE Award. Dorf Ketal’s ERP & IT consolidation and transformation project was recognized for demonstrating outstanding leadership and technology vision in the successful deployment of Oracle products and services to simplify IT, accelerate innovation, and drive transformational change. Dorf Ketal’s project was selected from more than 200 nominations submitted by different companies across India. The jury panel comprised of executives and industry experts, who considered factors that provide an EDGE to an organization’s business operations such as originality/uniqueness of the concept, role of solution in addressing the business issue, complexity of the project, innovative use of technology, and business impact.
Seshadri ViswanathanVice President – Information Technology, Dorf Ketal stated, “At Dorf Ketal ‘Innovation isn't just what we do, it's who we are’. As a forerunner in the Chemical Industry, we adapted technology as a business enabler. In partnership with KPIT, we deployed a comprehensive IT transformation program incorporating ERP consolidation. By leveraging KPIT’s extensive industry experience combined with knowledge in implementing Oracle E-Business Suite, Dorf Ketal could seamlessly migrate its global operations to a single instance of ERP, helping us achieve benefits such as hardware consolidation, data standardization, ease of reporting, reduced TCO, improved accessibility, and easier integration with business.
Baljeet ChhazalSenior Vice President and Global Head of the Oracle SBU, KPIT said, “I am excited that Dorf Ketal is chosen for InformationWeek EDGE Award. KPIT is pleased to be a part of Dorf Ketal’s success story and for being able to contribute to it through our industry expertise and Oracle knowledge. Dorf Ketal’s business vision, understanding of their IT scenario and their drive to be the trend-setters and pioneers in the Chemical Manufacturing industry is commendable. We are honored that KPIT could help contribute to their success.”
About KPIT Technologies Ltd.
KPIT is a fast growing Product Engineering and IT consulting partner to Automotive, Manufacturing and Energy & Utilities companies. A leader in technology solutions and services, KPIT currently partners with 200+ global corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 companies, enabling them to become more efficient, integrated and innovative enterprises.
About Dorf Ketal
Dorf Ketal Chemicals, headquartered in Mumbai, is a global player in process chemicals and additives for refineries, petrochemicals, fuels, lubricants and oilfield industries with subsidiary offices in USA, Netherlands, Brazil, China, Bahrain and Singapore. Dorf Ketal is the industry’s fastest-growing provider of formulated specialty chemicals to downstream hydrocarbon markets and the market leader in organometallic catalysts and cross-linkers serving a broad range of applications and industries. The firm’s innovative chemistries are reflected in numerous patents and a corporate vitality ndex of more than 35 percent. It is also one of the few companies in India who have got the RESPONSIBLE CARE® ACCREDITATION.
About the InformationWeek EDGE awards
InformationWeek, a leading technology publication in India has been conducting these prestigious yearly awards for many years now. These awards have been institutionalized to honor organizations that use technology to create the maximum business impact. The ‘EDGE’ initiative by InformationWeek is an effort to identify, recognize and honor end-user companies in India that have demonstrated the best use of technology to solve a business problem, improve their business competitiveness, and deliver quantifiable ROI to stakeholders. Nominations were invited from IT heads of user organizations and from system integrators / partners who would like to submit details of projects on their client’s behalf, which they have implemented / deployed / completed in the year 2013.