L&T Technology Services opens engineering center in Canada

Written by David C. Lester, Editor-in-Chief
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L&T Technology Services has opened a new facility in Toronto.

L&T Technology Services Limited announced the opening of its engineering research and development (ER&D) center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, representing its third global nearshore design center in two quarters.

The ER&D center in Toronto will initially focus on the development of digital solutions for the transportation sector, including railway technology, for a global aerospace and railway group. The area of ​​specialization would cover rail defect detection, advanced mobility solutions, digital asset management, digital flyboard, sensors and communication systems.

Mark Cohon, Chairman, Toronto Global; Alind Saxena, CSO, LTTS; The Hon. Victor Fedeli, Ontario Secretary of Economic Development, Employment Creation and Trade; Apoorva Srivastava, Consul General of India, Toronto; Vincent Bourget – VP Engineering, GTS, Canada; Amit Chadha, CEO & MD, LTTS, Chris Pogue, CEO, Thales Canada (Photo: Business Wire)

The center will support LTTS’ Canada-based customers in developing innovative digital product solutions and will also act as a nearshore location for North American-based customers to enable transformative new-age initiatives in digital engineering.

With plans to hire over 100 engineers over the next 18 to 24 months, the ER&D center aims to become a focal point for hiring local talent and further enhance the region’s reputation as a hub for engineering and innovation.

The center was opened by Mr. Amit Chadha, CEO and Managing Director of L&T Technology Services, in the presence of Mr. Chris Pogue, CEO of Thales Canada, Mr. Ziad Rizk, COO of Ground Transportation Systems (GTS), Canada, Ms. Apoorva Srivastava, Consul General of India, The Hon. Victor Fedeli, Provincial Minister for Economic Development, Employment Creation and Trade of Ontario, and Mr. Alind Saxena, Chief Sales Officer of LTTS.

speak on the occasion Amit Chadha, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of L&T Technology Services said: “LTTS is known for being the engineering partner of choice for the world’s leading companies, developing contemporary and sustainable technologies. Through this new ER&D center, our customers in Canada and North America can take advantage of our cutting-edge technologies and digital products. LTTS is committed to creating exciting opportunities in the Canadian business ecosystem while strategically expanding its North American footprint.”

Ziad Rizk, Chief Operating Officer, Ground Transportation Systems (GTS), Canada said: “With a vision to invest in new digital technologies in the railway sector, we are excited to partner with a leading ER&D company like LTTS in Canada. We have a partnership with LTTS for more than ten years, which is further strengthened by the inauguration of this ER&D centre. Through this partnership, we are confident that we can continue to innovate and offer our customers effective, safe and modern railway capabilities.”

The Hon. Victor Fedeli, Ontario Secretary of Economic Development, Employment Creation and Trade said: The city of Toronto is known as the fastest growing city in North America due to its thriving technology ecosystem. We are excited to welcome an industry leader like LTTS into our community and envision technological advances and the development of local talent through its ER&D hub. We look forward to LTTS’ participation in creating economic value in the region and supporting customers worldwide.”

His Excellency Mr. Manish, Acting High Commissioner of India for Canada, said: “The inauguration of this ER&D center is a major step in further strengthening ties between the two countries and promoting the Canada-India Economic Corridor. With a commitment to providing innovative solutions and services to North American customers while leveraging local resources, LTTS is building a strong technology footprint here in the region to benefit local communities and businesses.”

Earlier this year, LTTS opened an Engineering Design Center in Toulouse (France) and an ER&D Center in Kraków (Poland) as part of its strategic global business expansion plans.

About L&T Technology Services Ltd

L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) is a publicly traded subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited focused on engineering and R&D (ER&D) services. We offer consulting, design, development and testing services throughout the product and process development life cycle. Our customer base includes 69 Fortune 500 companies and 57 of the world’s leading ER&D companies in industrial products, medical devices, transportation, telecommunications and hi-tech, and process industries. Headquartered in India, we employ over 21,400 people as of September 30, 2022 across 20 global design centers, 28 global sales offices and 90 innovation labs. For more information, visit https://www.LTTS.com/

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