New Delhi, July 31 2021: Respected global watch brand,Timex, has launched its first made-in-India smartwatch on Amazon.in.
This new smartwatch, Helix 2.0 has been assembled in Timex’ India state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh. The facility is equipped with the latest tools, technology, and skilled manpower to make smart watches in India.
Additionally, this facility has also received, across all industrial sectors, the prestigious SA 8000 and ISO 45001:2018 certification -- one of the world’s first auditable social certification standards for decent workplaces --last year.
This launch was enabled by Timex India’s partnership with Singapore based IOT firm KaHa Pte Ltd. KaHa extended the necessary SKD Kits, assembly process and relevant technology platform support & process expertise to Timex India during the smartwatch assembly
Says Srinivasan Rajagopalan, General Manager – Operations, Procurement & PPC at Timex India: “At Timex India, we believe that innovation is second nature to us and therefore we don’t stop challenging ourselves to do better. We believe that this first made in India smartwatch by Timex India will make our smart wearable solutions more easily accessible to a huge domestic market in India. As passionate watchmakers, we are constantly striving to improve efficiency and create superior value for our customers.
Adds Pawan Gandhi, CEO and co-founder of KaHa: “We are delighted to collaborate with Timex India for manufacturing of smart wearables in India, all powered by our proprietary COVE® platform. Together, we aim to make wearable technology in everyday life more enriching, safe & fun.”
Timex Group India Limited is a part of Timex Group which designs, manufactures, and markets innovative timepieces around the world. Timex Group is a privately held company headquartered in Middlebury, Connecticut with multiple operating units and over 3,000 employees worldwide. Timex Group companies produce watches under several well-known brands, including Timex, Nautica, Guess, GC, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, Versus, Ted Baker, Missoni and Furla.