Leading global engineering solutions provider Cyient was awarded the 2014 Supplier Innovation Award at an annual supplier event held in East Hartford, Connecticut, USA and hosted by the Global Engineering Sourcing Group of Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation. This is the third win and second consecutive time that this honor was bestowed on Cyient.
“Engineering suppliers are expected to innovate as part of doing business with Pratt & Whitney by developing intellectual property, adapting new methods using existing tools and improving standard work, as well as speed and productivity. Cyient is the recipient of the 2014 Supplier Productivity Innovation Award for demonstrating a culture of maximum innovation during the year,” said Dr. Jayant Sabnis, Vice President, Engineering – Module Centers, Pratt &Whitney.
Commenting on the awards, Krishna Bodanapu, Managing Director & CEO, Cyient Limited, said, “It is an honor to receive the Supplier Innovation Award again this year. The award not only recognizes Cyient’s deep domain expertise and unrelenting commitment to creating value through cutting-edge innovation, but it also reiterates Pratt & Whitney’s trust in our long-standing collaboration. Paramount to Cyient’s success is a well-defined roadmap for productivity and innovation for our partners.”
“At Cyient, we deliver on our commitment of being a leader in our field by bringing together technology, engineering expertise, and powerful innovation. It’s a delightful feeling when our business partners recognize our successes. We are enthusiastic about our strong relationship with Pratt & Whitney,” added Rajendra Velagapudi, Senior Vice President and Head – Engineering Operating Unit, Cyient.
In its 14+ years of engineering design and research collaboration with global leader Pratt & Whitney, Cyient has developed extensive design engineering capabilities in aero engines, with engagements growing from basic- to system-level engineering. As the new engine programs move from design and testing, to the production phase, Cyient will continue to support Pratt & Whitney with value engineering, test data analysis and other advanced data analytics solutions.