Thursday, May 14, 2020

COVID 19: Legrand India to facilitate quarantine centres to support healthcare infrastructure

  • Legrand India to support initiatives across India to aid the country’s fight against COVID-19
    • Legrand India to provide over 2000 beds for hospitals & healthcare facilities and 2.6 lakh PPE kits to electricians, journalists (Chennai Press club), NGO health workers, drivers community & police officials
    Mumbai, May 14, 2020 : Legrand India, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure has initiated supporting the local Govt. in the creation of quarantine centres and isolation wards in Kolkata, Odisha and Chattisgarh.  They are working with various government stakeholders across the nation with electrical products to be used for creating isolation wards and quarantine centres.

    One of the key focus areas of Legrand India is healthcare when it comes to giving back to the society. Legrand is also supporting govt. hospitals & quarantine centres with disposable isolation beds as a proactive step to facilitate to accommodate the migrant returns in the respective districts’ quarantine facility. The team has enabled support through its electrical products such as protection devices, wiring devices and UPS for hospitals and healthcare facilities countrywide which will house over 2000 beds and intensive care facilities for COVID-19 patients.

    With Healthcare as focus, the company is providing PPE to doctors and medical staff in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Delhi and Kerala to support the frontline workers in their fight against COVID-19. 

    Legrand has been conducting various activities across the nation to support several communities in the battle against Covid-19. To fight against the pandemic, apart from healthcare, Legrand India has provided 2.6 lakh personal protective equipment to electricians, journalists (Chennai Press club), NGO health workers, drivers community & police officials.
    Speaking on the Covid-19 support, Mr. Tony Berland, Managing Director and CEO, Group Legrand India said, “As a socially responsible organisation, we at Legrand have always put health and safety at the forefront, be it for our employees or the society at large. We saw the arising need for infrastructural support for isolation wards & quarantine centres across the country and as a specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure, we are working with government stakeholders  to bridge the gap and fulfil the need to the maximum possible extent.” He further added, “I feel proud to be a part of an organization where PEOPLE and COMMUNITY are the key focus area”.

    About Legrand Group in India:
    A global specialist in the electrical & digital building infrastructure, Legrand is a Euro 6.0* billion group based in   Limoges, France.   The group has manufacturing facilities in 90 countries and   its products   are   sold   in   over   180   countries.   Globally, Legrand is a leader   in wiring    devices    and    cable management with a global market share of over 20% and 14% respectively. Legrand also enjoys leadership positions in at least one of its major business areas in a number of countries including France, Italy, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, China, and of course India.
    Legrand India offers a wide range of products in the categories of Energy distribution, Wiring devices, Home    Automation, Structured    Cabling, Lighting Management    Solutions, Cable Management    and Industrial application products. It is an undisputed leader in MCBs, RCDs and DBs and a strong No. 2 in wiring devices Apart from this, the company also holds a leading position in Home Automation, MCCBs and Cable management systems.
    The company’s geographical reach, across market segments, caters to  new  requirements  of customers with smart  solutions  that  make  Legrand  a  multipolar  group.  And this multipolar nature, and the global philosophy of Listen, Design, Make and Support has enabled it to provide innovative and smart solutions. Legrand’s products are amongst the top in the market and have undisputable brand equity.
    Legrand products and services comply with the three criteria of  simplicity  –  simplicity  of  use, simplicity  of  installation  and  simplicity  of  distribution  -  which  enable  the  company  to  quickly penetrate new markets. With an employee base of over 1000 in India, the company is  fast emerging   as   a   leader   in   its   core business by extending products and services that suit every segment in the local market.
    Headquartered in Mumbai, Legrand operates across India through 26 offices, 600 stockiest, 11500 retail outlets with three state-of-the-art manufacturing units, seven training centers and two R&D   centers.   Technological   innovations, simple   and   rapid   product   combinations   to   form communicating systems, clever installation ideas etc. are the focus of the R&D team at Legrand.

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