Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 18, 2016: As the next step in Engro’s digital transformation journey and partnership with General Electric (GE), Engro Corporation Limited and Inbox Business Technologies yesterday entered into an agreement for industrial software application development.
Under the agreement Inbox Business Technologies shall initially develop applications for Engro’s Fertilizer, Dairy and Captive Power segments, on GE’s application development platform – Predix – in tandem with the framework developed by Engro.
Speaking on the occasion Engro Corporation’s President & CEO, Khalid Siraj Subhani commented: “Engro remains resolute in its commitment to develop the local industial sector by introducing technological platforms that can enhance our domain expertise. Together with Inbox Business Technologies, Engro aims to implement and provide these customized digital solutions to a broad base of industrial partners in Pakistan which will help develop a more digitally competitive industry while simultaneously enhancing operational performance across the board.”
Inbox Business Technologies CEO Mir Nasir stated: “Inbox Business Technologies and Engro are committed to bringing transformational solutions to Pakistan. We are proud to enter into this collaboration with Engro through which we will provide advanced digital applications for the Company’s key industrial segments.”
Earlier GE and Engro signed a digital industrial alliance under which Engro will accelerate its transformation into a digital industrial powerhouse by selling GE solutions and becoming a system integrator of GE Power’s digital solutions to the power generation industry. Engro and GE will also jointly develop new software applications on GE’s Predix platform for the Industrial Internet to address industries not currently served by GE in which Engro has deep domain expertise.