Communication and aviation-electronics company Rockwell Collins has opened a new, expanded facility in Bangalore, India. Rockwell Collins announced it has signed a 15-year lease for the Bangalore building, which will initially house 30 employees. The company expects that number to reach 100 in one year of operation.
Rockwell Collins has also announced appointment of Sunil Raina as the Managing Director of Rockwell Collins India. Raina joined Rockwell Collins’ Singapore office in 2005.
“With a new engineering office opening in Bangalore, our strategic alliance with Zen Technologies for simulation and training, and tremendous enthusiasm for the ‘Make in India’ policy, it’s truly an exciting time to be leading our efforts in India,” said Raina. “This includes helping airlines by providing systems for more efficient operations, advancing the military with state-of-the-art avionics and communication technologies, and even helping with passenger flow through airports with more advanced passenger processing systems.”
“We chose Bangalore because of the high concentration of engineering talent there and the fact that it is an aerospace hub.” added Sunil.