Sweden – April 24, 2013 – Tech Mahindra Limited, a specialist provider of solutions and services to the telecommunications industry, today announced acquisition of lab assets and operations of the Type Approval Lab in Lund, Southern Sweden. This acquisition is in continuation with its efforts to provide end-to-end test solutions to device manufacturers and Global Carriers.
This lab was formerly part of Sony Mobile Communication’s internal test function and now helps Tech Mahindra establish its First European Test lab with multi-million dollar infrastructure.
Speaking on the occasion Sirisha Voruganti, Chief Technology Officer, CanvasM said, “This acquisition aligns perfectly with our vision to become the world’s number one lab with complete and customisable test solutions for ODMs and platform vendors. The Lund facility will now provide us a strategic Lab presence for EMEA region and for our customers looking to launch their products in EU and rest of the world. We look forward to the exciting test engineering competencies and consulting abilities the lab resources will bring to Tech Mahindra’s customers.”
Bengt-Arne Molin, Senior Vice President & Manager of Sony Mobile’s Lund site said “The transfer of type approval lab assets was a strategic move as we continue to focus on our core competency of software development here at our Lund centre. Our test engineers have an excellent reputation and Tech Mahindra’s expertise in the testing field makes them a strong choice with some positive mutual opportunities for the future.”
This acquisition is in line with Tech Mahindra’s plans to lead the test space and the increased focus on Nordics region. Tech Mahindra along with its wholly owned subsidiary CanvasM Technology has already state-of-the-art labs established in India and US a few years ago is one of the fastest growing global labs certifying more than 800 + devices so far has now established itself in Europe through this aqcusition.
This acquisition will prove to be a key milestone for the European expansion plan and reinforces further its commitment to be a key player in this space.