Swiss Major R&M Establishes New Production Hub in India, to Supply Globally

• R&M has invested several million Swiss Francs in establishing the production facility for fiber & copper assemblies at Jakkur, Bengaluru. It is situated near the airport and is an ideal site for logistics. It will act as a global hub for product innovation and supply. • This is under the Make in India initiative, and meets high Swiss standards • The inauguration ceremony took place on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in presence of key customers, dignitaries from Global R&M team, Swiss Consulate General, besides key global executives of R&M

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R&M, a Swiss cabling systems developer and provider of high-quality fiber & copper solutions for network infrastructures around the world, today inaugurated its state-of-the-art production hub in a sprawling facility in Bengaluru. This manufacturing facility is built under the ‘Make In India’ initiative. This Bangalore based facility is dedicated to production and warehousing, and will soon act as a primary supplier of Fiber Optic solutions for data centers and ‘Fiber to the X’ (FTTx) customers globally.

Gracing the occasion with his presence, Mr Michel Riva, CEO & Member – Board of Directors, R&M AG Switzerland said, “Today’s announcement reaffirms R&M’s long-term commitment to India, a strategic center of digitization, innovation and technology. We are honored to collaborate with people of India to accelerate each other’s economic growth and create a fruitful relationship. This initiative is a step towards the government’s vision “Make in India” to create sustainable competitiveness and prosperity.”

R&M India Bangalore Office
R&M India Bangalore Office

“Since we have established our operations in India, we have made significant investments and are committed to being the strategic partner to India. Opening the production facility is another milestone in deepening our commitment to India.”

In the coming months, Swiss major R&M will focus on gradually expanding and becoming a cornerstone of the worldwide R&M production network. The intention is to increase the number of high-quality FO assemblies produced in India at optimal cost-efficiency levels to satisfy worldwide demand, and manufacture assemblies for other production plants, thereby contributing to “Make in India”.
The opening ceremony was witnessed by over 200 business partners and customers who have contributed and played crucial role in R&M’s successful journey in South Asia.

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