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KPIT Acquires Raleigh, NC, based I-Cubed

Adds strong Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) capabilities, further enhancing

 value-added offerings for its customers

 

Raleigh, NC, June 12, 2014: KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT) a fast growing product engineering and IT consulting partner to Automotive & Transportation, Manufacturing and Energy & Utilities companies, has acquired Raleigh, North Carolina, based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) specialist, I-Cubed.  I-Cubed is known for its capabilities in PLM software & consulting, supply chain analytics, and its expertise in managing the complexities of product data. Using the combined strengths, KPIT will create best-in-class practices to deliver extended PLM to its global customers.

I-Cubed will drive KPIT’s PLM business in North America under the leadership of Donald Thompson, the current CEO and President of I-Cubed. With this acquisition KPIT’s extended PLM capabilities now include

  • PLM business process reengineering and strategy consulting
  • Supply chain analytics
  • Data quality
  • Application managed services
  • Service lifecycle management (SLM)
  • Application lifecycle management (ALM)

Speaking about the acquisition, Sachin Tikekar, President – Strategic Partnerships, KPIT said, “We are excited to have the talented team at I-Cubed on board. Our customers in the automotive and manufacturing industries use PLM extensively and we are also seeing good traction from the Energy & Utilities industries. With I-Cubed, we enhance our portfolio in both product engineering and IT consulting. KPIT’s global reach combined with I-Cubed’s PLM skills enables us to not only address our customers’ growing demand and expectations for expertise in PLM, but to go beyond in our vision for how PLM and allied areas such as ALM and SLM can transform key business processes.”

Donald Thompson, President and CEO, I-Cubed said, “KPIT’s product engineering and IT consulting capabilities create a perfect collaboration environment to expand quickly on a global scale. With KPIT, we will further strengthen our leadership position in data migration, application management support and integration of engineering systems with PLM, and I am particularly enthusiastic about our combined work in supply chain analytics.”

As a leading PLM services provider, I-Cubed has strong partnerships with PTC, Siemens, Oracle, Autodesk and Aras, which will be leveraged by KPIT to add additional value for the company’s customers.

About KPIT Technologies Ltd.

KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: 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), semiconductor companies and Tier 1 companies, enabling them to become more efficient, integrated and innovative enterprises. For more information, visit www.kpit.com.

About I-Cubed

Established in 1984, I-Cubed is a leading solutions provider in the areas of product lifecycle management (PLM) consulting, specializing in data migration, PLM technical services and customization, and managed services. I-Cubed partners with key PLM software vendors PTC, Siemens, Oracle, Autodesk and Aras to deliver high-quality solutions to its customers in industries that include automotive, heavy equipment, high tech and aerospace.

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I-Cubed Announces the Acquisition of Akoya, Inc.

PLM and data migration services company acquires provider of cost analytics and optimization software.

Raleigh, N.C., March 27, 2014 — Enterprise technology solutions firm, I-Cubed, today announced the acquisition of Akoya, Inc., a Chicago-based supply chain analytics solution provider of patented analytic software that helps manufacturers reduce product costs by identifying pricing inefficiencies and optimizing supplier management decisions. Continue reading

I-Cubed Sponsors Employee Paul Goodrich for Extra Life Children’s Charity

On November 2nd (this Saturday), I-Cubed employee Paul Goodrich will be raising money for Duke Children’s Hospital as a part of the Extra Life charity event. He will be playing games and streaming his efforts for 25 hours straight from 8 am Saturday to 9 am on Sunday to show support.

Duke’s Children’s Hospital uses the money to treat cancer, cystic fibrosis, and many other diseases for children whose parents cannot pay. 100% of the proceeds go directly to Duke Children’s Hospital. More information about Extra Life is available at Paul’s fundraiser page at http://www.extra-life.org/participant/paulg.

For those who wish to view the event on  Saturday-Sunday, Paul’s stream is located at http://www.twitch.tv/kaithas.

I-Cubed to Attend PTC Channel Sales Kickoff

I-Cubed, a Platinum Partner of PTC since 2001, is excited to announce our presence at the upcoming PTC Worldwide Channel Sales Kickoff. This event brings together key representatives and decision-makers from top PTC resellers and PTC management worldwide for a series of meetings on strategy, product updates, awards and planning.

Tony Pease, Vice President of Business Development, will be giving a presentation on I-Cubed’s products and services and how they can help PTC resellers expand their market footprint, in addition to facilitating the adoption of PTC products. Continue reading

I-Cubed Hires New Directors Scott Willette and Rick Towner

The addition of two new leaders has positioned I-Cubed to continue expansion of product and service offerings in product lifecycle management (PLM), web experience management (WEM) and managed services.

September 18, 2013, Raleigh, N.C. – I-Cubed, an enterprise technology solutions provider, has announced the hiring of Scott Willette as the Director of Products and Innovation, and Rick Towner as the Director of Technical Services.

Willette leads full product lifecycle initiatives at I-Cubed, with expectations to launch multiple products into the software and services market. He currently leads the Products team, responsible for the lifecycle of I-Cubed products, from idea inception to product sunset. Continue reading

I-Cubed to Attend PTC Live Global 2013

RALEIGH, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Enterprise technology solutions provider, I-Cubed, today announced it will attend PTC Live Global 2013 in Anaheim, Calif., June 9 – 12. The company will present two expert speakers at the event, covering a global Windchill data migration case study and the optimization of CAD data management.

PTC Live Global is a product development-focused event that brings together PTC customers, partners and experts from around the world. I-Cubed, a PTC Platinum Partner and Silver sponsor of the event, will be at booth #216. Continue reading

I-Cubed Appoints Two New Business Directors

RALEIGH, N.C. –Jan. 15, 2013 – I-Cubed, an enterprise systems integrator specializing in PLM consulting, data migration and enterprise web and application services, has appointed two new business directors to assist with the company’s growth and expansion into new markets.

Darin Sensabaugh has joined I-Cubed as the Director of Migration Services and Curtis Hamilton has joined as the Director of Business Development.

Darin Sensabaugh came to I-Cubed with over 20 years of experience implementing application and technology improvements. Considered one of the top experts in the country on PLM, PTC Windchill software and data migration, Sensabaugh will be working directly with Mark Winnie, VP of Migration Services, to manage and support the Migrations team’s initiatives. Continue reading

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