Legrand invests in Building Control Systems (BCS) Division
Legrand has announced it has made several investments within its Building Control Systems (BCS) division, which consists of of brands and product lines Wattstopper, Vantage Controls, QMotion and Solarfective.
As part of this investment, Legrand has built new facilities in San Jose and Carlsbad, California, as well as in Pleasant Grove and Orem, Utah to further improve integration of the company functions and accelerate product and service innovation.
“The series of moves allow us to not only support business growth and provide ideal work environments for our employees and guests, but also to build upon specific expertise in each of our locations. This highlights the company’s dedication to bringing in great people and ensuring that they have comfortable and efficient workspace to better service our customers,” said Legrand president of BCS division Tom Lowery.
The new Silicon Valley office based San Jose, California, the birthplace of Wattstopper, will continue to be where strategic alliances and partnerships are managed to accelerate lighting innovation. The new facility in Carlsbad, California will be the BCS product innovation centre and will focus on engineering, product development and marketing, with an emphasis on supporting commercial lighting controls solutions.
Pleasant Grove, Utah will serve as the centre for software innovation for the BCS division and will house residential sales, marketing and service support. Lastly, the new manufacturing facility in Orem, Utah will support warehouse, manufacturing and inventory operations all under one roof.
The new facilities all feature modern open-office designs and are equipped with the latest Legrand solutions, including advanced lighting controls and integrated shading.
Legrand’s investment program will continue in 2017 with the expansion of its Service and Operations Centre in Plano, Texas, which will incorporate many of the concepts and design ideas used in other Legrand facilities.