Air Liquide’s US counterpart is utilising know-how from further a-field, as it calls upon Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for a trio of long-term IT services.

Air Liquide’s US counterpart is utilising know-how from further a-field, as it calls upon Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for a trio of long-term IT services.

Air Liquide USA recently signed a long-term contract with the Indian software firm TCS in which it will receive application support, maintenance and development in the form of TCS’s Global Network Delivery Model™. More specifically, TCS will provide end-to-end IT application development and maintenance to support 5,800 Air Liquide users on a round-the-clock basis.

Ravi Waran, CIO for Air Liquide USA LLC commented on behalf of the recipient firm, “We are very pleased to be working with TCS. I look forward to TCS’ contribution to helping Air Liquide achieve its business goals.”

In a corporate statement, TCS explained how it planned to use the opportunity to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency on behalf of Air Liquide USA. Surya Kant, TCS North America President shared his thoughts regarding the contract, “Our partnership with Air Liquide USA LLC underscores TCS' growing leadership in the manufacturing space.”

Kant added, “With our in-depth industry business and process knowledge, TCS will help Air Liquide USA LLC drive continuous improvement and innovation.”


GNDM™ under the spotlight
TCS’ GNDM™ is a collaborative framework of people, processes and infrastructure. According to the firm, the model ‘taps into’ TCS’ tools, methodologies and products. Indeed, Air Liquide aren’t lone fans of the firm, in fact, TCS boasts that one in three Fortune 500 manufacturing firms choose TCS driven IT solutions.