Thomson Computing Signs MoU with Sahasra Group To Manufacture IT Hardware Products in India

Published  November 24, 2023   0
S Staff
IT Hardware-Manufacturing

In a concurrent development, Thomson Computing announced its collaboration with Saharsa Electronics Solutions Limited for Manufacturing under the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) 2.0 program

Thomson Computing (METAVISIO), is set to make a significant mark in the Indian market with the launch of its extensive IT Hardware products such as laptops and notebooks. In collaboration with its newly established Indian subsidiary, Metavisio Computing India Pvt Ltd, Thomson Computing becomes the first European brand to enter the dynamic and rapidly growing Indian consumer electronics market.

In a concurrent development, Thomson Computing is proud to announce its collaboration with Saharsa Electronics Solutions Limited for Manufacturing under the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) 2.0 program. This partnership aims to leverage the benefits of the PLI scheme, contributing to the 'Make in India' initiative by fostering local manufacturing. Furthermore, Thomson's official registration as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) brand on the Government of India's GEM E-Portal enhances its position in the market. 

This collaboration with Saharsa Electronics Solutions Limited will streamline the Manufacturing in India (MII) production of Thomson's Computers range of laptops and tablets, catering to the diverse demands of consumers, including the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) sector, Education, and public sector. This alliance reinforces Thomson Computing's commitment to addressing the evolving needs of Indian consumers with the support of a well-established partner in the public domain. 

On upcoming launch, Mr Amrit Manwani CMD, Sahasra Group said “It is a moment of pride for Sahasra Group to partner with the French brand Thomson Computing (Metavisio) the largest selling European brand for laptop’s & tablets. This partnership is a true testament of the Make in India initiative as envisioned by the Government of India. ”

Thomson provides extensive Support Service for their range of products. Their comprehensive support options include both onsite and offsite services, ensuring coverage at more than 15000 Pin Codes across India through their Service Partner. One of Thomson’s focuses is on customers seeking products within the sub-25K price range, with a starting MRP of Rs 19,990 for laptops up to a premium range of products with MRP of Rs 99,990, and a strong emphasis on serving customers in rural areas. Additionally, the brand aims to attract metro customers looking for a second or third laptop, promoting the THOMSON brand. The tablet range starts from an MRP of 12,990 onwards, providing affordable options to cater to a variety of needs.

“I have been immersed in the world of Thomson since my childhood as my father worked for 40 years in this company. And I have been working in the IT industry for 30 years. Deciding to take on this challenge to promote this familiar brand in the commercial sector that I know best was a natural choice. I am thrilled to start the business in India, assisted by my Global General Manager Pierre KRASNOVSKY (with 35 years of experience in the computer industry) and my India Country Manager Avinash SINGH (with 16 years in the Indian PC industry). India is a fabulous country that is undergoing a skyrocketed evolution.” said Stéphan FRANCAIS President and CEO of Thomson Computing.