ORION, MI, July 21-Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), supplier of factory automation design, engineering and process consulting services, has opened an office in India. Located in Bangalore, the new office will support the growing Asia-Pacific market as well as AMT’s key U.S. customers.

“The Asia-Pacific region-and India in particular-is a key area for automation growth,” says Joseph Campbell, chief operating officer of AMT. “With the increase in demand for quality products along with rising labor costs, the potential for automation engineering services is rapidly expanding. We are establishing engineering operations in Bangalore, India, to help support customers in Asia with automation needs as well as existing customers in the automotive, aerospace, food and energy markets.”

“AMT’s reputation in automation engineering excellence is well known in the United States and South America. It is a natural progression for us to expand our presence into India and its neighboring emerging markets. I am excited to announce our office in India and I am looking forward to servicing our customers in Asia,” says Mike Jacobs, president and CEO of AMT.