Union Minister of Communications, Electronics and Information Technology and Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw and Paolo Dal Pino, chief executive officer (CEO), Telit Cinterion have inaugurated a new surface mount technology (SMT) Line at VVDN Technologies. VVDN Technologies has set up a new and dedicated state-of-the art SMT line to manufacture 4G and 5G connectivity modules as well as data cards for Telit Cinterion.

Telit Cinterion’s decision to manufacture in India will lead to the expansion of business reach and models into India and as the country’s technology industry grows, Telit Cinterion will be able to address the same using “Design and Make in India” solution.

Company stated that its strategy of vertical Integration has given it a unique competitive edge. VVDN with its capability to do printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, mechanical, tooling and molding, die casting, complete production test suite (PTS), pre-compliance certification, and advance cybersecure software and firmware flashing, can mass manufacture the latest and world class electronic products.

Commenting on the launch, Puneet Agarwal, CEO and co-founder, VVDN Technologies, said, “We are honoured that Union Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw and Telit Cinterion CEO Mr Paolo Dal Pino have together inaugurated our new SMT line. This new dedicated SMT line will manufacture their modules, data cards and custom products. This planned expansion is in line with the VVDN’s efforts to further broaden and deepen the Indian manufacturing ecosystem where along with the final products, VVDN will be mass manufacturing modules and data cards which finds its application in the products that goes into multifold industries such as smart energy, ev (electric vehicle) charging, smart buildings, telematics, retail, etc.”

Meanwhile, Paolo Dal Pino, CEO, Telit Cinterion, said, “Telit Cinterion recognises India as an emerging global leader in high-quality electronics manufacturing, showing a strong commitment to cybersecurity and environmental concerns. This agreement with VVDN is a game changer as it not only ensures we evolve our time-to-customer but also enables us to lead digital transformation enablement in India.”

Further, Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister of Communications, Electronics and Information Technology and Railways, said “This was unthinkable a few years back, and today, because of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji’s vision, Bharat has emerged as a major telecom design, manufacturing and export hub. A complex manufacturing process has been inaugurated today, and I congratulate VVDN Technologies. Happy to know VVDN already has more than 10,000 employees and even more delighted to know that more than 70 per cent are our talented sisters.”