Sigma-Aldrich announces expansion of its GSS center in India

The expansion of the Global Shared Services Center is touted to highlight Sigma Aldrich's continued customer commitment


Michael Kanan, V.P. & Corporate Controller, Karen Miller, Sr. V.P. Corporate Development & Corporate Communications, Silji Abraham, Chief Information Officer and Jason Apter, V.P. & M.D, Asia Pacific

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a leading life science and high technology company, today announced the expansion of its Global Shared Services (GSS) center in India which supports the company globally by offering value-added capabilities to drive business growth and accelerate operational excellence.

Today, India is one of the Company's key locations where the spectrum of activities includes material sourcing, manufacturing, QC testing, packaging, distribution and GSS. The GSS Center, situated in Bangalore, spans 45,000 sq. ft. and is fully operational. The opening of the new GSS facility closely follows the recent celebration of Sigma-Aldrich's 20 year anniversary conducting business in India and is another recent example of the company's continued investment in talent and commitment to the Asia Pacific region.

"India remains a major focus for Sigma-Aldrich," said Karen Miller, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Corporate Communications, Sigma-Aldrich Corporation. "With GSS, we will leverage our capabilities, talent and infrastructure in India to better serve our global customer base."

Miller added, "Our highly educated colleagues in GSS are supporting many of our global functions, including strategic marketing, sales support and business analytics. From transactional to highly strategic responsibilities, our GSS India employees are helping to support our global business growth and accelerate operational excellence."

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation has showcased noteworthy Asia Pacific investments in the last few years, including opening of a new packaging facility in Bangalore, opening of a new facility in Wuxi, China, which is now fully operational and completion of a new SAFC Hitech precursor manufacturing facility in Taiwan.

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