BENGALURU: Lam Research India today broke ground on a new engineering, research & development facility at Bagmane Tech Park (BTP), CV Raman Nagar in Bengaluru. The site will be home to Lam Research India’s development of advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment hardware and software, as well as its new virtual reality research labs.
“With our new Bengaluru lab and office facility, we will significantly increase Lam Research’s engineering and R&D capacity and capability in India, in alignment with our business strategy to expand our global footprint and leverage expertise all around the globe,” said Rangesh Raghavan, Lam Research India corporate vice president and general manager. “This site will enable us to leverage the large pool of technical talent and research institutes in India to scale Lam’s capacity to meet growing customer requirements. The new India Center for Engineering (ICE) lab will enable the success of our customers by enhancing speed to solution and commonality while contributing to the profitable growth of Lam Research.”
Lam Research India leaders were joined by eminent guests at today’s groundbreaking ceremony, including Mr. Jitendra Chaddah, Country Manager, Global Supply Chain at Intel India; Mr. Rajeev Khushu, Chairman, India Electronics & Semiconductor Association (IESA), and Director of Corporate Affairs & Government Relations at Texas Instruments; Prof. Srinivasan Raghavan, Chairperson – CeNSE at IISc Bangalore; Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean – Corporate Relations at IIT Madras; and Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan, Dean (Engineering) at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
With more than 1,000 employees in Bengaluru, the Lam Research India site plays a crucial role in supporting Lam’s mission to drive the semiconductor breakthroughs which define the next generation. Lam India continues to grow and is currently hiring across a broad range of disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, Software, and other engineers, Computational Analysts, Procurement and Operations experts, IT programmers, network, and infrastructure experts, Data scientists, Finance, Operations and HR professionals.