Amara Raja and Blaze Automation form JV to make IoT devices
The JV will help customers in developing new products related to home/building automation, intelligent lighting, enterprise automation, energy management, elderly care and wearable devices.
Amara Raja Group, the maker of AMARON battery, and Blaze Automation have agreed to form a joint venture that will leverage their combined strengths and cumulative experience spanning over three decades to innovate, develop and manufacture IoT (Internet of Things) devices for the world market.
The joint venture - Amara Raja Blaze Technologies Pvt. Ltd (ARBT) - will be a Full-Service Provider of "Concept-to-Product" and will set up a Center of Excellence (COE) focusing on product Innovation and world-class manufacturing services for IoT based devices. The CoE will help its global customers every step of the way from proof of concept to the prototyping and mass manufacturing of new products related to home/building automation, intelligent lighting, enterprise automation, energy management, elderly care and wearable devices. Amara Raja Blaze Technologies’ Faster and Better (FAB) Methodology will ensure an unwavering focus on providing the highest quality of IoT devices at optimum costs. The JV will start delivering “Made in India” products to its customers as early as September 2020.
Jayadev Galla, Vice Chairman, Amara Raja Group
, said, “We are happy to announce this strategic partnership with Blaze. Amara Raja has an immense belief in the Indian electronics manufacturing story and is committed to being a part of it. We will lend our expertise and capabilities in the manufacturing space and leverage Blaze’s design credentials to provide turnkey solutions that are both made and designed in India.”
Arjun Valluri, Chairman, Blaze Automation, added, “We are extremely pleased to launch this joint venture with Amara Raja group. This JV will deliver on its promise of faster ‘time to market’ for innovative IoT products for our global customers. We are extremely confident that this partnership also delivers on the promise of self-sufficiency in achieving 100-per cent ‘Made in India’ IoT products.”
Blaze Automation - an Internet of Things (IOT) company with offices in USA, India and Australia - specialises in end-to-end design, prototyping, sourcing, turnkey manufacturing, box building and testing of high-reliability IoT devices. Blaze Automation is a leader in delivering IoT devices to the global market for the last 12 Years.
Amara Raja is among India’s leading business conglomerates with interests spanning verticals from the production of lead-acid batteries
(AMARON brand), power conversion products, sheet metal products, plastic moulding, precision components, electronic manufacturing services, infrastructure development, industrial services to food processing. Amara Raja Group of companies with their flagship company Amara Raja Batteries Ltd are one of the largest manufacturers of automotive and industrial batteries in India.