Aliaxis opens new Research & Technology Centre in Bangalore, India
Aliaxis has officially opened a brand-new Research & Technology Centre in Bangalore, India. The investment in this R&T Centre confirms Aliaxis’ ambition to further raise the bar in terms of innovation and to continue to develop a strong offering of innovative systems and solutions for water and energy management. The new centre joins the company’s existing facilities in Toronto (Canada) and Paris (France), driving Aliaxis’ R&D ambition to bring more innovation value to its customers.
“As a company driven by innovation and the ambition to be the clear global leader in plastic piping solutions, our new Research & Technology Centre in Bangalore represents a big step for Aliaxis,” says Tom Van Gyseghem, Chief Growth Officer. “We already have a strong offer of innovative systems and solutions as an exciting foundation on which to build, and with three dedicated research and technology centres, in Toronto, Paris and Bangalore, we also have the means to accelerate our innovation efforts.”
Dominique Neerinck, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer adds: “The team working in the new centre brings a wealth of experience from diverse industries to the table, which will no doubt facilitate the development of new technologies and cutting-edge innovation. We are well-positioned to develop and share best practices, expand innovations geared toward sustainability and ultimately bring value to customers in India and around the globe. Connecting with the Indian innovation ecosystem, including universities, technology institutes and start-ups, will contribute to realising this ambition.”
Beyond key activities such as developing new products and introducing new technologies, the centre will also conduct testing and validation procedures. As such, the Research & Technology Centre is sub-divided into multiple growth enabling categories, including Design & Engineering; Material & Bioengineering; Computational Analysis & Predictive Engineering; Testing & Validation; Digital & AI Technology; and Process Engineering.
Aliaxis is a global leader in advanced plastic piping systems for building, infrastructure, industrial and agriculture applications. The company provides communities around the world with sustainable innovative solutions for water and energy, leading the industry in a way that anticipates the rapidly evolving needs of its customers and of society. With a global workforce of about 16,000 employees, Aliaxis offers specific solutions that meet our customers’ most demanding needs across the globe. Aliaxis is active through leading local brands and operating in over 45 countries, combining local solutions with global innovation and operational excellence. The company is privately owned, with its global headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.
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