Bangalore, March 14, 2022: Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced that Speira, a leading global aluminium rolling and recycling company, has chosen Wipro as their technology partner.
Speira was formed in 2021 when Norsk Hydro Group entered into an agreement to sell its Rolling business to KPS Capital Partners. Speira operates seven manufacturing facilities and an R&D center across Germany and Norway. Over the next five years, Wipro will work to strengthen the technology infrastructure and cybersecurity requirements of Speira as it embarks on a journey guided by a three-pronged focus centered on sustainability, innovation, and new product development.
“Reliable security solutions are becoming increasingly important in today’s business environment. Wipro provides a secure environment for internal employees and plant workers that is scalable and equipped for growth,” said Hans Petter Larsen CIO, Speira.
“Wipro understands the importance of cloud security, particularly within the industrial sector, and has the perfect blend of expertise and experience to support the complex needs of one of the leading global aluminium manufacturers. Speira, operating globally, requires a fast-acting and reliable partner to both secure and expand its cloud capabilities within our five-year-long partnership. During this time, Wipro will develop solutions that solidify Speira’s cloud infrastructure and accelerate growth. This is the first step towards a broad strategic partnership between the two companies,” said Vinay Firake, Senior Vice President & Managing Director – Nordics, Wipro Limited.
Speira’s journey, supported by technology solutions from Wipro, builds on more than one century of aluminium rolling and recycling experience and technical expertise.