Trimble, an industrial technology company, today opened its new office at Varalakshmi IT Park, OMR, Chennai. The new office space will house one of the largest R&D centers in the world for Trimble. The new office will allow the space to increase its employee base, as part of Trimble’s long-term strategic growth plan in the region.
Trimble’s new office in Chennai has state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities and will enable Trimble to better serve its customers and partners around the world. The 300,000 square foot Class A office space, with 50 meeting rooms and capacity for nearly 2,000 people seated simultaneously, enables effective social distancing and compliance with local COVId guidelines. Sixty percent of the building features an open office design, with a minimum of six feet between employee seats. Trimble will continue to focus on sanitization and safety with the addition of in-house medical support. Offering employees greater flexibility, the Chennai office will also adopt a hybrid working model.
Ronald Bisio, senior vice president of Trimble was in India to inaugurate the new office. “India’s abundance of skilled R&D talent in cutting-edge technologies such as cloud, AI/ML, analytics, AR/VR and web services makes it the natural choice to host one of our largest R&D operations. India is also a strategic market for our businesses, including construction, agriculture and geospatial, and we remain committed to growing our operations here and delivering greater value through our innovations to our customers not only in India but all over the world.
The office was designed to provide beautiful landscape views on each floor. It also has various facilities for its employees, such as collaborative spaces connected to the Internet, a gym, playgrounds, a crèche, a health cafe and two-storey lobbies. The office also has a well-equipped library and state-of-the-art research labs allowing teams to work on next-generation field technology scanning and autonomous navigation solutions, including AR/VR technology. , 3D positioning and control products, in addition to working with the most progressive tools in precision technology.
With a focus on sustainability, the Chennai office is equipped with a rainwater harvesting system and an on-site wastewater treatment and recycling system for sustainable water management. Additionally, the office uses solar-powered lighting, along with other energy efficiency measures for sustainable energy management.
Rajan Aiyer, Vice President and General Manager, Trimble, South Asia Region, said, “Trimble’s new office in Chennai marks an important milestone for our presence in India. The continued growth of Trimble’s R&D center in India is a testament to India’s talent potential. We are truly grateful to the senior management of Trimble who have placed such great confidence over the years in our ability to deliver innovative technology solutions from India to our customers around the world. We are truly creating an India for the world.