Tata Technologies partners with First Book, promotes children’s literacy in Metro Detroit

Tata Technologies, a leading global provider of engineering services and product development IT, distributed more than 2,000 new books throughout greater Detroit this holiday season through its partnership with First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children from low-income families. The donations were made possible by a $5,000 donation by Tata Technologies to First Book.

More than 20 volunteers from the Tata Technologies North American Headquarters office in Novi distributed the books to children at four schools between December 19-20 – Catherine Ferguson Academy in Detroit, Garfield Elementary School in Livonia, John Glenn High School in Westland, and Snow Elementary School in Dearborn.

Warren Harris, President and COO of Tata Technologies joined the volunteers, personally visiting Catherine Ferguson Academy.

“Tata Technologies places great emphasis on giving back to the communities of which we are a part,” said Mr. Harris. “Our partnership with First Book demonstrates the Tata Technologies commitment to promoting literacy, and we are pleased and proud that it has allowed us to help support schools in the metro Detroit area.”

“We are thrilled with Tata Technologies’ decision to further children’s literacy throughout greater Detroit, and to contribute to First Book’s greater mission of providing new books to children across the United States,” said Kyle Zimmer, President and CEO of First Book.

About Tata Technologies
Tata Technologies, founded in 1989, is a global leader in Engineering Services and Product Development IT Services to the global manufacturing industry; enabling ambitious manufacturing companies to design and build better products.
Tata Technologies is a company of innovators, specialists in the design engineering space, who apply cutting-edge technology to provide a competitive advantage to customers in the manufacturing sector. The company is a strategic partner for developing complete vehicles (VPD group), engineering subsystems and components (E&D), managing the NPI process and collaborative engineering (PLM), and tying together information created and used throughout the extended manufacturing enterprise (ESG). Tata Technologies is headquartered in Singapore, with regional headquarters offices in the United States (Novi, Michigan), India (Pune) and the UK (Coventry). The company has a combined global work force of more than 6,000 employees serving clients worldwide from facilities in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. www.tatatechnologies.com

About First Book
First Book has distributed more than 100 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. By making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis, First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education. For more information, please visit www.firstbook.org or follow the latest news on Facebook and Twitter.