Allegion India launches engineering centre in Bengaluru

 Allegion India Pvt. Ltd., one of the leading providers of security products and solutions, has launched its engineering centre in Bengaluru. The centre has two business divisions: engineering centre and trading of security technologies business. Inaugurated by Todd Graves, Vice President, Engineering and Technology, Allegion Plc., the centre will commence designing and developing activities for a variety of safety and security products for both residential and commercial markets across the globe.
The India Engineering and Technology Centre is at the forefront of innovation and development, supporting many of Allegion’s global product lines. Products include automatic doors, electronic locks for commercial and residential applications, access control systems and time and attendance systems.
“Allegion was built on a century of innovation in safety and security. Our investment in research and development capabilities in India demonstrates the creativity, skill and commitment of the team here in Bangalore,” Mr Graves said. “The type of engineering talent found here is not only in demand, but will be instrumental in pioneering the next century of innovation. Allegion has already invested more than $500,000 to fund the new facility, with an annual spend projected to be nearly $3.3 million in the first year.
”We will be hiring approximately 20 more engineers to make this Allegion’s biggest engineering centre outside of the US,” Graves added.
The Bengaluru centre, which currently has 80 employees, will design and develop various security and time management related products like biometric technologies, mechanical and electric locks, door knobs and levers, CCTVs, portable security products, cables, and software which analyses access systems. Other operations include research and development, design and software customisation and conceptualisation.
This new engineering centre will continue to provide customised and tailored security solutions for verticals like residential, health care, hospitality, transportation, commercial real estate and government bodies.

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