Laird Technologies, designers and suppliers of customized performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications, have established a Corporate Research Laboratory in Bangalore, India. The focus of the new laboratory will be in the development of novel materials for use in electronic components and systems.

The facility is located in the International Technology Park and shares Bangalore as a home along with many major technology companies and will serve as the technical hub for the company as it expands in India. A broad range of technical specialists, including physicists, chemists and material scientists are being recruited to staff the laboratory. These technical specialists will augment the company’s global engineering and technology staff of over 400.

Rick Rothenberger, technology vice president of Laird Technologies, commented, “Our new Corporate Research Laboratory will focus on longer-term research in materials and products that will enable step-change improvements in our current and future products, as well as develop products that are multi-functional in nature.”