HID expands presence in Asia

SSN Staff  - 
Friday, July 1, 2005

IRVINE, Calif.--HID Corp. expanded its presence in Asia in June, by opening a new office in India.
HID established HID India Private Limited and now provides customer and technical support. In the past, the company only maintained a sales role in the country.
Harish Vellat has been promoted to managing director responsible for overseeing the location. Previously, he served as regional sales manager in India. The company also hired a number of support staff as a result of the new office.
HID specializes in the manufacturing of access control products for commercial users that include corporations, universities and healthcare facilities. The company is a division of the Assa Abloy Identification Technology Group.