In June 2014, Magnetic Autocontrol Pvt Ltd, moved to a new corporate office in Chennai – a bigger facility comprising a Customer Training and Demonstration Centre. The Company has also appointed and reorganized regional service engineers for the three regions in order to support customers in North- East, West & Southern India apart from forming a separate team for Engineering. The Company is also expanding its existing factory at Pondicherry. It has started with the Sales and Technical Training programs from October 2014 for leading system integrators across India which has received encouraging feedbacks from customers.
Magnetic offers products with 100% duty cycle and MTBF of 10 million as against the maximum of two million in other similar products. In fact, from a return on investment perspective, Magnetic products are considered more efficient as they are known to be lowest Power Consumption products in its range.
Magnetic India was started in the year 2000 and is a leader in the segment with over 8000 plus lanes of pedestrian and vehicle barriers installed across India. Its products are designed and installed worldwide for high traffic toll plazas, road projects and have the distinction of being installed in more toll projects in the world than any other barrier. Magnetic pedestrian products are designed and installed at various Metro rail stations, airports and many of the Fortune 500 corporate offices as entrance automation solutions and is most suitable for the high traffic area application.
In May 2012 the Italian Group FAAC of Bologna acquired Magnetic Autocontrol Group as part of FAAC’s growth plan. With this strategic acquisition FAAC is considerably enhancing its portfolio and presence in the world market. Post this acquisition FAAC has organized the group in three business units Business Unit Access Control (in India represented by Magnetic Autocontrol Pvt. ltd, India) Business Unit Access Automation (in India represented by FAAC India) & Business Unit HUB Parking Technology. Magnetic Auto Control is the Market leaders for Vehicle Barriers for Toll Applications, Pedestrian control, Vehicular Access for commercial application, fare collection, Emigration & passport control. We are headquartered in Schopfheim (Germany) with subsidiaries in Australia, China, Malaysia, Brazil, India and the USA.