Vertiv, one of the global providers of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions has unveiled its new state-of-the-art global research and development (R&D) centre in Pune, India.
In line with the company’s vision to boost innovation, the new expansive facility is equipped with advanced lab facilities that will support Vertiv product development and next-generation Vertiv products.
Located in Viman Nagar and spread over 30,000 square feet, the new facility is a strategic step toward expanding Vertiv’s presence in India and investing in the immense talent pool across the country.
The global R&D centre will support six new lines of business as well as shared design services for Infrastructure and Services and Integrated Rack Solutions, the company said.
The new facility was inaugurated on-site by Vertiv executives, including Steve Blackwell, vice president of global engineering and Subrahmanyam Jana, senior director, of global engineering; and virtually by Vertiv CEO Rob Johnson.
“Vertiv continues in its strategy to build regional innovation centres, allowing us to leverage regional expertise while growing our capabilities,” said Johnson. “We’re looking forward to the contributions this new team will make to our R&D programme,” said Rob Johnson, CEO, Vertiv.
“India is an important market for Vertiv, and we have been working towards expanding our presence in the country. Our new R&D centre in Pune is in line with this vision. With our customers at the heart of what we do, we aim to continue developing industry-leading products and services to cater to their ever-evolving needs. All this is backed by the most advanced technological capabilities driven out of the new facility. At Vertiv, we are laser-focused on innovation and we are very excited for what’s in store,” said Subrahmanyam Jana, Senior Director, Global Engineering, Vertiv.