Page 46 - IACC Newsletter August-September 2013 Issue 13

Basic HTML Version

The research project was completed in 2007, but development work continued at Serum Institute. Patents were filed in
India and in the US. The researchers receive their patent in India in 2007, but the US patent was granted recently.
Copyright © 2013, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
North Carolina based CommScope Adds Enterprise Solutions Production to Goa,
India Facility
To meet the growing demand for network infrastructure solutions in the Asia-Pacific region, CommScope unveiled
expanded production capabilities at its Goa, India facility to include high-performance SYSTIMAX® cabling.
“Manufacturing locally offers a higher service level to the India market and therefore can benefit customers through
quicker availability and reduced logistics costs”
Opened in 1998, the 25,800-square meter facility currently manufactures antenna and transmission cable products for
CommScope’s wireless business under the Andrew® brand. It also includes an integrated warehouse, distribution and
customer support center. The facility now will produce for the first time CommScope’s SYSTIMAX copper cabling, panels
and patch cords for its enterprise customers in India. The company also plans to begin manufacturing in Goa its
Uniprise® cabling.
Goa is a prominent location in CommScope’s global manufacturing and distribution network, and its strong
manufacturing team and operational excellence are expected to provide benefits for business enterprise customers in
India and throughout the region.
“Manufacturing locally offers a higher service level to the India market and therefore can benefit customers through
quicker availability and reduced logistics costs,” said David Gilmore, vice president of Global Enterprise Operations,
CommScope. “As an industry leader in both wireless RF solutions and enterprise intelligent building and data center
solutions, we are proud to expand our capabilities in India and provide a local source to address the growing demand for
innovative network infrastructure.”
New Briefing Center for Customers
Another feature included in the expansion is a briefing center that contains a demonstration area, meeting space and
educational vignettes featuring CommScope solutions. This briefing center will be an important part of the customer
experience during visits to the facility and in understanding how CommScope can address their organization’s network
infrastructure needs.