June 07, 2014 -- Lantek has appointed a reseller for its Lantek Expert and LantekIntegra software for the sheet metal and structural steel industry in India. The company, Translanteck Nesting & Automation India Pvt. Ltd, is based in Bangalore, which is one of the major industrial regions of the country.
Lantek already has some major customers in India including JCB Manufacturing India, Thyssen Krupp Industries India p.t., Hindustan Aeronautics Limited which manufactures gas turbine engines, helicopters and military aircraft, Hindustan Shipyard Limited, Indian Railways and Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd which produces around 95 buses per day.
The reseller will be responsible for building on the key accounts which Lantek has in the subcontinent, providing technical support for existing users and increasing market share. As a world leader in the sheet metal and structural steel industry, Lantek has powerful software solutions which optimise the performance of its customers’ machinery and maximise material utilisation through highly efficient automated nesting. The company also offers software which delivers accurate and fast quotations, enabling customers to win higher volumes of profitable work. Its ERP systems control costs through real time monitoring and reporting on every aspect of a manufacturer’s business including purchasing, production, stock levels, quality and customer relationships.
Muralidhar Dharma Rao, Director at Translanteck Nesting & Automation says, “Lantek is very well known in the industry and its products are world class. We will be using our skills and expertise to significantly expand the use of the software within the country. The sheet metal industry in India is growing rapidly, and there is an appetite for new technology which speeds up production and produces savings in material usage.”
Alberto Martinez, CEO Lantek says , “85% of our turnover comes from international business, so increasing our presence in the Indian market is extremely important for us. By working in partnership with Translanteck Nesting & Automation we will be able to have local representation from experts in the sheet metal industry. They will be able to use their knowledge of the market to rapidly expand our customer base with the full support of our technical specialists.”
Lantek is a leading global multinational in the development and commercialization of software solutions for the sheet metal and structural steel industry. Its capacity for innovation and its firm commitment to internationalization and the development of emerging markets has led Lantek, founded in 1986 in the Basque Country and with head offices in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), to become a global reference in the industry with its CAD/CAM/MES/ERP solutions. Today, the company has over 14,000 clients in more than 100 countries, offices in 15 countries, and a wide network of distributors providing worldwide coverage. In 2013its international operations provided 85% of its turnover.