Magnetic Autocontrol is the largest multinational barrier manufacturer to have a complete manufacturing facility in India supported by its engineering, sales and service teams.
Magnetic Autocontrol are the global leaders in entrance control products having manufacturing presence in seven countries, marketing its products and solutions in over 50+ countries. Started in 1946 in Liestal, Switzerland, the company moved to the south of Germany, and are now headquartered in Schopfheim, Germany, with subsidiaries in Australia, China, Malaysia, Brazil, India and the US. Magnetic Autocontrol is part of the FAAC group since 2012.
Magnetic Autocontrol in India was founded in March 2000 with a factory set up in Pondicherry and registered office in Chennai.
Today, it is the largest multinational barrier manufacturer to have a complete manufacturing facility in India supported by its engineering, sales and service teams.
As part of its client engagement initiative, Magnetic organised a 'Business Conclave' across India in February 2017 in three major cities. A panel discussion with system integrators, end-customers and consultants and key business stakeholders was organised, which brought together a healthy and constructive engagement, giving valuable insights on technology and current market trends. The event was well attended and provided a platform to showcase the 'Brand Magnetic' as well as the commitment that the company has towards the industry and the market.
The panel discussion included Arno Steiner, CEO, Magnetic Autocontrol GmbH; Venkatesh, Director and General Manager, Magnetic Autocontrol India; and Gautham, Head-Infra Sales. The panel discussion revolved around the importance of the Indian market, the growth opportunities, the need for local presence not only in sales, but also in support, engineering and manufacturing. Steiner also gave a brief about the history of Magnetic, its global presence, and his view about India and the
Indian market. Venkatesh
discussed about the presence of Magnetic India and insights into product offering, development of engineering team in India, manufacturing and recent export opportunities.
The business conclave also gave an opportunity for Steiner to interact with customers and understand the unique demands of entrance control solutions in different business verticals in India.
The company also showcased few of its new products and their special applications.
Wide range of choice
Magnetic is known with end-users and system integrators for its value for money, reliable, trouble-free performance and low cost of ownership. The organisation in India is also established to offer customers not only quick deliveries but also service support. The product offerings of Magnetic are broadly classified as vehicle entrance control and pedestrian entrance control products. Under vehicle entrance control, it has barriers for toll, access and parking. This ensures that its customers have wide range of choices on vehicle barrier products. Under the pedestrian entrance control products, the company has a variety of products to meet all kinds of applications û from tripod turnstiles, retractable gates, wing barriers, high glass gates and full height turnstiles. The company is present in all the vertical segments of business and have installations country-wide.
(Communication by the management of the company)