Lumax Industries, having an equity partnership with Stanley Electric, inaugurated a lighting technical centre in the Czech Republic on Friday through its wholly-owned arm, Lumax Industries Czech.
The aim of the Lumax European Technical Centre (LETC) is to provide future and advanced technological development of automotive lighting solutions for the Indian market, said Deepak Jain, Chairman & MD in a press release.
'We have found the Czech Republic to be an ideal ecosystem for innovation and new technology development,” he added. LETC will also be involved in enhancing engineering competencies including the creation of custom engineering tools and software. The centre has 15 employees and this will increase over time with skilled engineers, designers and programmers.
Anmol Jain, Joint MD, Lumax Industries, said, 'Ostrava and its surroundings are a key place for us to find new talent in the automotive lighting industry. There is a great and renowned technical university VŠB-TU Ostrava, with whom we plan to establish closer cooperation in thesis assignments or internships for students.”