DURAG India opens new company location2022/05/19
Opening ceremony took place in May 2022
Hamburg / Bengaluru, 19th of May, 2022 – The new business, sales and production building of the DURAG GROUP at the India location was opened with a grand celebration. Ten months passed from the groundbreaking ceremony on December 3rd, 2020 to the move-in on October 1st, 2021. The opening ceremony, which had been postponed due to the pandemic, could be made up for in mid-May 2022. Among the guests from Germany were Olivier M. Seiller and Andrés Pinter (Executive Board members Huelsenberg Holding), Frank Uwe Schulz (Executive Board at DURAG Holding), Fabien Burato (Managing Director Sales & Service), Antonius Hameleers (Senior Advisor) and Miriam Pfeiffer (Regional Director Asia/Pacific).
The new building is located in Bengaluru, India's fourth largest city with a population of around ten million people. In our new facility, we can respond flexibly to demand. This includes aspects such as local value creation, calibration, repair, testing and training.
Currently, almost 30 employees are in charge of all the DURAG GROUP orders throughout India. The new production and assembly floors offer capacities for at least 30 more employees, the back office offers space for up to ten additional employees. Compared to before and with a total of 2.500 square meters, there is about 60 percent more space available at the new headquarters.
The history of DURAG's India location began in 1997 with a liaison office in Securderabad. This was followed in 2002 by a branch office in Bengaluru, and in 2006 DURAG India Instrumentation Private Limited was founded. The Bengaluru location includes the important production division in addition to the sales, service, finance, human resources, administration, procurement and quality management departments. Numerous accessories for all the DURAG GROUP measurement technology solutions are produced there. These include dust monitors, volume flow measuring systems, mercury analyzers, flame monitors, high energy igniters and furnace cameras.