News Article | April 17, 2017
Assocom India under partnership with National Skill Development Corporation of India under Prime Minister Kaushal Vikas Yojna 2 (PMKVY 2) is providing with nationally recognised certification based on experience, knowledge and skills of bakery workers. It is referred as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The RPL will be around the country. First in series RPL was successfully conducted in partnership with Tamilnadu Bakers’ Federation of India. It will in other states in association with Bakery Association of Kerela (BAKE) and Gujarat Bakery Federation India (GFBI). In series, Assocom – India has also entered into an agreement with corporates including ITC Ltd. (Food Division) to faciliate RPL for their workers. The programme aims to impart skills training for existing workers to align the competencies of the unregulated workforce to the NSQF under PMKVY 2.0 RPL scheme. RPL focuses on enhancing the career/employability opportunities of an individual as well as provide alternative routes to higher education. It also envisages providing opportunities for reducing inequalities based on privileging certain forms of knowledge over others. It is a process of assessment of an individual's prior learning to give due importance to learning as an outcome rather than learning as a process. Assocom-India has established India's Largest and State-of-the-Art Bakery Technology & Management Institute in Greater Noida, NCR Delhi, India in 2013. Assocom Institute of Bakery Technology and Management (AIBTM) is India's first state-of-the-art institute dedicated to education, training and research in bakery science, technology & management.
News Article | May 22, 2017
BENGALURU, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ITC Infotech, a global scale service provider of technology solutions and a fully-owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd, today announced a joint collaboration with PTC and Oracle to offer an Augmented Reality (AR) solution for Connected Service. The shift to Service-based revenue models is forcing enterprises to re-imagine the Service function with technology relevant for future-ready business. “Augmented Reality for Connected Service” is an ITC Infotech solution driven by the collaboration between industry leaders from Oracle, PTC & ITC Infotech’s Digitaligence team. ITC Infotech, a Platinum level and Cloud Standard member of Oracle PartnerNetwork and long-standing strategic partner with PTC, developed this solution by drawing upon proficiencies and expertise in delivering Customer Experience (CX) and digital transformations for Service across a multitude of industries. This solution is aimed at improving self-service, assisted service & field service interactions for B2C and B2B industries. Improved service outcomes and a stellar service experience is expected to enable customers to improve top line and bottom line growth while also enabling them to expand their market share. Commenting on the collaboration, L N Balaji, President - Americas, ITC Infotech offered the following guidance, “Our strategic working relationships with Oracle and PTC have always helped us stay ahead of the technology curve, while our mantra of ‘Digitaligence@work’ is now enabling us to leverage these relationships to build and deploy intelligent and future-ready digital solutions. This solution is a fine example of how we’re responding to a clear shift in customer demand, from pure-play services to business outcome driven solutions. Optimization of service operations offers the single largest opportunity for savings and growth for enterprises as buying patterns shift and the service function evolves from a cost center to a revenue engine. Our solution leverages leading-edge technology to offer a turnkey and quick-deploy mechanism for companies looking to reinvent their service function, not just to drive savings, but to enhance customer loyalty and gain market share through a better and improved customer experience.” “The collaboration among Oracle, PTC, and ITC Infotech gives us the opportunity to explore how our existing CX products can enrich AR technology to deliver a more robust consumer experience across Oracle Service Cloud, Oracle IoT Cloud, and Oracle Commerce Cloud,” said Shon Wedde, Senior Director of Product Management, Oracle. “We are excited to address the possibilities of AR across self-service, assisted service, and field service,” he added. According to Catherine Kniker, Chief Revenue Officer, Platform Business, PTC, “PTC is pleased to support ITC Infotech as it expands its offerings with augmented reality. Our ThingWorx® Industrial IoT platform enables rapid authoring and publishing of AR experiences, and we look forward to ITC Infotech extending these capabilities to service use cases for Oracle customers.” ITC Infotech is a specialized global full service technology solutions provider, led by Business and Technology Consulting. ITC Infotech’s Digitaligence@work infuses technology with domain, data, design, and differentiated delivery to significantly enhance experience and efficiency, enabling its clients differentiate and disrupt the business. The company caters to enterprises in Supply Chain based industries (CPG, retail, manufacturing, hi-tech) and services (banking, financial services and insurance, airline, hospitality) through a combination of traditional and newer business models, as a long-term sustainable partner. ITC Infotech is a fully-owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd, one of India’s foremost private sector companies. With a market capitalization of over US$ 42 billion and turnover of US$ 8 billion, ITC Limited is acknowledged as one of India’s most valuable business corporations. It has been ranked as India’s most admired company by a survey conducted by Fortune India, in association with Hay Group. For more information, please visit: http://www.itcinfotech.com/ Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle's partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle’s products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to be recognized and rewarded for their investment in Oracle Cloud. Partners engaging with Oracle will be able to differentiate their Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers through the OPN Cloud program – an innovative program that complements existing OPN program levels with tiers of recognition and progressive benefits for partners working with Oracle Cloud. To find out more visit: http://www.oracle.com/partners PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global technology provider of the leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions transform how companies create, operate, and service products. In 1986, PTC revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998, PTC was the first to market with Internet-based PLM. Now PTC's leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way you create, manufacture, operate, and service products. To find out more visit: http://www.ptc.com/en/about Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. ThingWorx is a registered trademark of PTC Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
ITC Incorporated | Date: 2016-01-26
A linear power distribution outlet is generally presented. The power distribution outlet includes a housing having at least one side including an opening therein. An insert may be positioned within the housing and formed of an electrically insulating material. The insert may comprise a first slot, second slide and a dividing wall between the first and second slots. The first and second slots may be accessible through the opening in the housing. A first power distribution rail may extend along a length of the insert. The first power distribution rail may be positioned to be exposed to and accessible to the first slot. A second power distribution rail may extend along a length of the insert and may be positioned to be exposed to and accessible to the second slot. The first and second slots may be uniquely shaped and the first and second power distribution rails may be positioned to prevent reverse polarity connections.
Itc Incorporated | Date: 2015-11-11
A linear light connector includes a connector base comprising a bottom section, and first and second sidewalls. A first portion of the connector base is configured to receive a first piece of linear light therein. One or more electrical contacts extend along a length of the connector base and include at least one tip extending above a surface of the bottom section within the first portion. The tips may be arranged to align with electrical conductive paths of a piece of linear light positioned in the first portion. A cap may connect to the connector base to apply a downward force to the linear light and engage the linear light with the tips of the contacts.
News Article | March 1, 2017
NEW DELHI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today announced two new clients for its emerging parcel sortation business in India. Gati Limited and Flipkart will be more efficiently managing parcel shipments with the Pitney Bowes TrueSort automated parcel sorting system and the Pitney Bowes OneSort automated data capture system. Pitney Bowes, in partnership with India’s largest intralogistics automation integrator, Armstrong, recently installed a TrueSort automated parcel sorting solution at Gati-KWE, India’s leading express distribution and supply chain solutions provider. “Ecommerce is growing exponentially in India, driving innovation in parcel shipping technologies. The Pitney Bowes TrueSort integrates seamlessly into our system, enabling us to sort packages faster and more efficiently. It is a win-win. The solution is helping Gati bring efficiency into its fulfillment operation,” said Dhruv Agarwal, Chief Strategy Officer, Gati Limited. Founded in 1989, Gati is recognized as India’s pioneer in Express Distribution and Supply Chain Solutions. Its operation spans the Asia Pacific region. Gati required an efficient automated solution to help manage its large volume of parcels. They selected the TrueSort system for its accuracy, as well as its flexibility. TrueSort can be customized and optimized based on the size, type and volume of parcels being managed, and the delivery times specified by service agreements. The automated TrueSort system is capable of processing a combination of parcels, polywrap bags, magazines and flats with speed and precision. Its flexible design allows businesses to customize and expand their sorting solution to meet changing needs with minimal downtime and cost. The system leverages Pitney Bowes proprietary Business Logic Processing (BLP) software; the same software that drives the company’s popular line of letter sorters. The BLP software provides access to the full parcel processing data stream for tracking, reporting and making critical business decisions. It was brand reliability – along with the automated sortation solutions from Pitney Bowes – that appealed to Flipkart, a leading ecommerce company in India that recently deployed the Pitney Bowes OneSort system. An all-in-one data capture solution, OneSort enables users to instantly process instructions for labeling, routing, postal documentation, client billing, and custom reporting while receiving full access to business critical information via a comprehensive data stream. It is the ideal solution for mailrooms, warehouses and shipping centers looking to improve parcel management efficiency. OneSort is available as a stand-alone dimensioner with or without a scale, or as a highly integrated workstation featuring simultaneous dimensioning, weighing, barcode reading, OCR, image capture and label creation. The OneSort Business Logic Processing (BLP) software seamlessly interfaces with business rules, informing operators through a customizable user interface. “As more businesses are faced with the growing complexity around parcel shipping, Pitney Bowes is committed to increasing its investments and participation in the market with new hardware, software and service offerings. The TrueSort and OneSort automated systems enable both small businesses and enterprises to consolidate parcel shipments and provide more accurate, timely delivery,” said Jason Dies, President, Pitney Bowes Document Messaging Technologies. With the continued rise of global ecommerce, the instant nature of online shopping is altering buyer expectations for speed of delivery. The increase in online shopping presents more revenue-generating opportunities, prompting businesses to find fast, affordable ways to deliver a growing number of packages to a wider range of domestic and global customers. In addition to TrueSort and OneSort, Pitney Bowes offers a range of solutions that integrate physical and digital processes to streamline shipping and mailing. According to the Pitney Bowes Parcel Shipping Index, parcel volume is expected to grow by 20% globally by 2018. In India, parcel volume grew by 8.2 percent to .34 billion parcels in 2015, and the industry spend increased 17.2 percent to ₹110.15 billion. The results of the third annual Pitney Bowes Global Online Shopping Survey show that not only is a greater percentage of the Indian population shopping online, but they are doing it with greater frequency. Most shoppers say that they shop online on a monthly basis (45%), or on a weekly basis (38%). To find products online, 81% of shoppers in India choose online marketplaces, 41% use search engines and 37% shop with mobile apps. Armstrong is one of the leading system integrators in India providing factory automation and warehousing solution. For over two decades, Armstrong has built solutions for various verticals, including FMCG, retail, food and plastic films. Their major clients are Unilever, ITC Ltd, Wrigley, BOSCH, Cadbury, Reliance, Haldiram’s, Kellogs, Heinz, Nestle, Pepsi co, @home and Mondelez International. Flipkart is India’s largest ecommerce marketplace with over 60% market share of mobile commerce. With a registered customer base of 75 million, Flipkart offers more than 30 million products across 70+ categories including Smart Phones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle. Gati Limited (www.gati.com) is the pioneer and leader in Express Distribution and Supply Chain Solutions in India and delivers 2.5 lac packages per day. Starting from a niche cargo management company in 1989, Gati has grown into an organization with over 3100 business partners and a pan‐India network that reaches 672 of the 674 districts in India. Gati has an ambient vehicular fleet exceeding 5000 in number. In addition, it runs a temperature‐controlled fleet of more than 200 refrigerated vehicles, and also operates numerous world‐class warehousing facilities across India. Gati has established a strong market presence in the Asia Pacific region and in SAARC countries with offices in India, Singapore, China, Nepal and Thailand. Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), is a global technology company powering billions of transactions – physical and digital – in the connected and borderless world of commerce. Clients around the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on products, solutions and services from Pitney Bowes in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping, mailing, and global ecommerce. And with the innovative Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud, clients can access the broad range of Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs to drive commerce. For additional information visit Pitney Bowes, the Craftsmen of Commerce, at www.pitneybowes.com.
ITC Ltd | Date: 2014-04-14
This invention relates generally to a packet for holding substantially elongated articles such as cigarettes and the like. This invention can be used for secure packing of cigarettes, candy and the like products. It provides a click lock feature of the double layered folding lid. It is achieved through creating integrated notches from the folding lid, which locks with the slots created on the outer container with a click, delivering a secure closing and opening experience.
ITC Incorporated | Date: 2015-09-03
An LED linear light assembly (300) comprises an elongated LED linear light component (302) having a series of spaced-apart LEDs (306) mounted on a base (304). A housing (320) laterally encloses the LED linear light component (302). The housing (320) includes a curved section (324) having translucent properties for providing a lens for the LEDs (306). The housing (320) also includes a transparent and clear bottom section (322) coupled to or otherwise integrally formed with the curved section (324). The transparency of the bottom section (322) permits a user to sever the continuous LED linear light assembly (300) and form individual segments by viewing the appropriate cutting positions through the bottom section (322).
ITC Incorporated | Date: 2016-02-29
An undercarriage light assembly includes a light element, a translucent jacket exterior to and surrounding the light element, and an outer housing positioned exterior to and surrounding at least a portion of the translucent jacket. The outer housing includes a first side, a second side connected to the first side, and a third side connected to the second side. The first and third sides are angled toward one another. An opening between the first and third sides allows for light to pass from the light element through the outer housing.
Itc Incorporated | Date: 2011-01-05
Display case lighting comprising a lens with integrally formed features on its interior to mechanically retain LED units therein, at least one LED unit comprising a base and diodes mechanically engaged with the integrally formed features of the lens, an electrical connector to connect the LED units to a power source, and at least one end cap, which preferably incorporates the electrical connector. Sealing implements including a boot seal to seal the electrical connection and a plug cover to cover any unused electrical connectors may be provided, as well as an adhesive to secure the end cover to the lens and seal the connection therebetween, rendering the lighting assembly suitable for use in wet or potentially explosive environments. The externally accessible components may also comprise materials approved for contact with food items.
ITC Ltd | Date: 2014-04-11
The present invention relates generally to a packaging assembly. More particularly the present invention relates to a packet for holding similar and/or dissimilar objects wherein said packet facilitates dispensing of objects when desired and reclosing to secure the said objects. It can be used in applications like a cigarette packet and like containers. This invention provides an advantageous feature of doubly securing the objects in the container.