Lumax Cornaglia Auto Technologies Pvt Ltd, a 50:50 JV between Lumax Auto Technologies Limited and Italy’s Cornaglia Group, has inaugurated a R&D centre at a new location in Chakan, Pune. The R&D centre was inaugurated by Pier Mario Cornaglia, Chairman, Cornaglia and Deepak Jain, Director, Lumax Auto Technologies Ltd.
The R&D centre will house experienced designers from Cornaglia (Italy) as well as indigenous designers servicing the Indian domestic market. The targeted product line for the R&D centre is air intake systems, urea tanks, other automotive tanks, CAC ducts and other blow moulded parts. The newly set up centre will enhance the local design, development and testing capabilities to provide localised solutions to OEMs.
Anmol Jain, Managing Director, Lumax Auto Technologies Limited, commented, “Setting up of the R&D centre is another step in the right direction. At the onset of BS VI norms, we anticipate the surge for the products such as air intake systems, urea tanks, fuel tanks, CAC ducts etc. We along with our partners are dedicated in capturing the market opportunity and servicing the OEMs need by staying ahead of the curve. The focus of the R&D team would be to provide localised solutions for our customers, which will lead to fast and smooth transition towards technologically upgraded products.”
Lumax Auto Technologies Ltd is a market leader in design, testing and manufacturing gear shift levers in India with an overall domestic market share of more than 60 per cent.