Simon to set up Centre for Design Excellence in India
With a focus on creating new ideas that transform design and technology into effective solutions for comfort, safety and stylishness, Simon, Europe’s finest switch maker is coming with its design drive for Indian market by announcing the set up of Centre for Design Excellence in India. Celebrating the notion of ‘World Industrial Design Day’ the company announced an investment of Rs 25 crore in India on global R&D centre, marketing and branding. This step has been taken to redefine product design in electrical wiring devices and light segment in the country.
Amit Garg, CEO, Simon India said, “Local manufacturing is an advantage but what is important for Simon is the design and designing the right solutions. The CoE in India is a step in that direction. We are aiming to be amongst the top three premium electrical switch brands in India in next five years and we are expanding our R&D in India.”