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Incap to extend its design unit in India
Design services are a key part of Incap's service offering. In addition to actual contract manufacturing, Incap provides its customers with production-related manufacturability design, electronics, software and mechanics design, and testing design services.
To improve its services further, Incap will extend its design operations in India, where it currently has a design team of 15 people. The aim is to double the number during the year 2010. Incap's qualified, experienced designers in Bangalore also serve European and U.S. customers, and experiences with the cooperation have been very good. Typical customer products designed in India are UPS products, inverters and power supplies.
While actual product design operations are focused in India, all of Incap's plants will continue to provide product manufacturability design services. It is important, especially in the manufacture of mechanics and product packages, that design expertise is available in production for improving the manufacturability of products at the prototype and ramp-up stage.
Incap's design services suit a variety of customers. Some customers have such a small need for design that it would not be profitable for them to maintain design expertise of their own. Others have outsourced not only manufacturing but also design, focusing on the management of their own brand.
Sami Mykkänen, the president and CEO of Incap Group: "The need for design services continues to increase. In India especially, many new customer accounts have been established through design projects. It is important in view of our customers' competitiveness that manufacturing cost can be reduced constantly. With this in mind, we also provide increasingly value engineering and product re-design services in order to cut down costs and reduce production turnaround times."
For additional information, please contact
Sami Mykkänen, President and CEO, Incap Group, tel. +358 40 559 9047
Jarmo Kolehmainen, Managing Director of Incap Contract Manufacturing Services Private Limited, tel. +91 990 204 2810
Hannele Pöllä, Director. Communications and HR, tel. +358 40 504 8296
INCAP IN BRIEF
Incap Corporation is an internationally operating contract manufacturer whose comprehensive services cover the entire life-cycle of electromechanical products from design and manufacture to maintenance services. Incap's customers are leading equipment suppliers in energy efficiency and well-being technology, for which the company produces new competitiveness as a strategic partner. Incap has operations in Finland, Estonia and India. The Group's revenue in 2008 amounted to around EUR 94 million, and the company currently employs approximately 760 people. Incap's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. For additional information, please visit our website, www.incap.fi.