Global Home Automation Brand Hogar Opens Manufacturing and R&D Unit in India

  • The new facility will be the hub for Hogar’s global expansion in the next 2-3 years
  • With this additional investment in manufacturing and R&D, the company is targeting a revenue of over 30 crores by next year
  • Hogar also launches its wholly owned Indian subsidiary Hogar India Pvt. Ltd
L-R Karan Kumar, Co-founder & CTO and Vishnu Reddy, CEO, Hogar Controls

US-based smart home and building automation company Hogar Controls has set up its first manufacturing facility and R&D center in Hyderabad, India.

Build with a cumulative investment of close to 100 crore, the new 10,000 sq.ft manufacturing and R&D unit is fully automated with world class electronic manufacturing equipment and has an annual production capacity of more than 6,00,000 units.

All 11 products launched and available under Hogar’s home automation series– Smart,Touch, Enviro and Security  – will be manufactured at the facility.

Located in Hyderabad’s technology and manufacturing hub- the Industrial Development Area at Uppal, the new facility will help strengthen Hogar’s global expansion strategy and serve as a hub for the company’s growth and expansion across India as well as other Asia, US, Europe and Australia markets over the next three years.

Hogar has also launched its wholly owned Indian subsidiary Hogar India Pvt. Ltd, through which it will both manufacture and market its products in the growing Indian market.

Targeting 30 crore revenue by next year

With the additional investments in manufacturing and R&D, Hogar Controls’ CEO Vishnu Reddy said they are “looking to clock revenues of over 30 crores in 2020.”

Karan Kumar, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer – Hogar Controls, commented, “We have significantly invested in our R&D and product development efforts in the first few years of our operations to ensure our technology and products address current gaps in the automation market. As a result, all our 11 products launched until now are easy for consumers to plug-n-play or retro fit into their homes. We are the only brand in the space to offer products that are compatible with all three leading Z-wave, Zigbee, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and we offer both wired and wireless solutions.”

He added, “Our R&D unit set up in Hyderabad will continue to focus on new product development in the IoT segment besides constant upgradation of technology to existing products.”

Earlier this month, Hogar Controls launched PRIMA +, also known as Master Room Control, its latest offering from its Touch Series Range in the India market. The glossy touch panel features six touch switches for multi-functional requirements and is additionally equipped with a light dimmer, a fan speed controller and a motion sensor.

Headquartered in the Sterling, USA, Hogar has operations in India, Oman, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.