17 July 2023, New Delhi: LI-COR has announced its expansion in India with a key strategic decision to partner with a new distributor DTPLENVIRO Techsolutions Pvt. Ltd. With this crucial step, the company will make its operations & services for its plant physiology, soil gas flux, ecosystem, and greenhouse gas monitoring solutions more robust in India.
LI-COR is a US-based environmental technology company that designs, manufactures, and markets instruments, measurement systems, and software for environmental monitoring and research, and develops novel measurement methods and applications. It provides a platform for individuals to work on cutting-edge instruments and interacts with scientists globally in plant physiology, agricultural, environmental, and climate change research.
Through its new Indian partner, it will provide complete sales and service support to its customers offering instrument installation, maintenance, parts replacement, calibration, and training. It intends to serve its Indian customers by focusing on plant and environmental research.
LI-COR’s new India partner DTPLENVIRO is a startup company founded by Deepak Gupta who has 17+ years of experience in the field of Environmental, Hydrology, Renewable, and Agriculture Business. With the product suite for the Hydromet market, LI-COR brings an Agriculture Science Business to DTPLENVIRO. The major focus of DTPLENVIRO is the solution-based approach to solving problems, and LI-COR, with the proper research-oriented products, will provide the best solutions and support for the scientific and research community.
For LI-COR, India is a high-growth strategic market and its increasing focus on agricultural, plant, soil, environment, and climate change research augurs well for the demand for LI-COR instruments.
Some of the products for the Indian market include portable photosynthesis systems, eddy covariance solutions, trace gas analyzers, soil gas flux systems, porometer / fluorometers, leaf area meters, and plant canopy analyzers.
The company believes India’s promising economic growth has opened a sea of opportunities for global companies to cater to its huge market. It agrees with the fact that the world’s largest democracy has sound technology-intensive manpower resources, and its defense, agriculture, education, and environment sectors can be strengthened through technology transfer agreements.
Talking about LI-COR’s commitment to India, Dr. Conrad Fernandes, VP & GM of Asia-Pacific Operations says, “India shines as a promising alternative in supply chains, innovation hubs, and joint ventures. The country’s growth in the last ten years has impressed tech giants across the world who want to invest in India. LI-COR has been committed to the Indian market for more than four decades and is investing on multiple fronts to bring new depth and energy to its success in India.”
“LI-COR wants to develop products for the scientific community and create a knowledge hub in the field of atmosphere, water, and soil management. We are building new capabilities and technologies for emerging markets, yet, at the same time, we want to learn from the immense research capabilities of Indian researchers and apply them on the global level,” he points out.
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