Johnson Control Inaugurated Global Development Centre In Kadi, Gujarat
Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has announced the opening of a new Global Development Center in Kadi, Gujarat State, India. The new center was inaugurated by Shri Vijaybhai Rupani, Chief Minister of Gujarat and Shri Nitinbhai Patel, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat. The result of a $US22.5 million (approximately 157 Crore India Rupee) investment, the state-of-the-art facility will drive the company’s world class innovation capabilities with a strong focus on developing residential air conditioners and commercial packaged air conditioners for India as well as the Southeast Asia, Middle East and European markets.
In Global Development Center, Staffed at launch with over 150 engineers and with capacity to accommodate up to 300 in total, the new center is equipped with state-of-the-art research and testing laboratories, including Reliability Labs, Annual Performance Factor Labs, Electromagnetic Compatibility Labs, Electronics Labs and Semi-anechoic Labs to maximize the potential of the local engineering talent. The center also offers a wide range of capabilities, including user experience design, industrial design, simulation, controls, design quality, project management and engineering information systems. It also features an experience zone that will give customers hands-on experience of the latest air conditioning innovations and technologies