Panduit, a provider of electrical and network infrastructure solutions, announced the opening of new 18,000 sq. ft. innovation center in Tinley Park.
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The new innovation center will accommodate more than 70 members of Panduit’s Research and Development team.
The center will carry the legacy that began almost 60 years ago. Throughout the period of 60 years Panduit has introduced thousands of problem solving new products, achieved over 780 US patents and remains committed to advancing solutions.
Panduit launched its first product in 1955, Panduit Wiring Duct, an invention that organized control panel wiring and allowed new wires to be added quickly and neatly.
With its presence in more than 100 countries, Panduit has 5000 plus employees globally.
Andy Stroede, senior vice president, research and development, said: “Panduit has invested in constructing almost 20,000 sq. ft. of laboratory space, that includes a thermal laboratory with a 640kW capacity on-site for R&D, partner-inclusive testing and validation of real world scenarios.”