Sterlite Optical Technologies Ltd., India’s only global provider and integrated manufacturer of optical fiber today announced that it has been nominated once again to the ‘Top 100 Tech Companies’ list published annually by EFY Magazine, India. The EFY 100 Program recognizes the progress made by technology companies in India, based on their annual revenues and net profits for the last three financial years. Sterlite has moved up by 16 places to the 35th position in FY 2006-07 from its 51st position in FY 2005-06.
Sterlite accords a very high importance to development of its Intellectual Property portfolio, in-house Research and Product Development. The Company has been granted 12 patents for Optical Fiber product and process innovations in US, European Union, China & India. Sterlite’s Product Development Team has developed 17 products designed for evolving Telecommunications Standards and network applications.
Sterlite was awarded the ELCINA Award for Research and Development in 2006. The Company received this prestigious honor for its invention of Low Water Peak Optical Fiber (Sterlite OH-LITE™) that is specifically designed to increase the transmission capacity of the Optical Fiber.
Sterlite’s core strength lies in its high technology preform manufacture and high-speed fiber drawing processes. The Company is among the select integrated manufacturers of optical fibers globally. With robust IGI systems, Six-Sigma approach and ERP systems, traceability from Raw Material to Finished Product stage, is intrinsic to Sterlite Optical Fibers.
Says Mr Pankaj Khanna – COO (Telecom), Sterlite Optical Technologies Ltd, “With the technological edge that Sterlite has by virtue of being a fully integrated optical fiber manufacturer, Sterlite would continue to develop products & integrated solutions to meet telecommunication and broadband network requirements.”
About Sterlite Optical Technologies Ltd
Sterlite Optical Technologies Ltd is India’s only and leading global provider of Optical Fibers, Telecommunication Cables and Power Transmission Conductors. It is India's only fully integrated Optical Fiber producer and one of the largest suppliers of Optical Fibers to overseas markets in China, Europe and South East Asia.
Deloitte has nominated Sterlite Optical Technologies as the 6th Fastest Growing Technology Company in India in 2006. The Company is among the winners of the 'Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India & Fast 500 Asia Pacific awards for 2005 & 2006.