FFT celebrates 100th controller sale in India and thanks Austrade for its assistance in penetrating the market

FFT, the market leader in leader fibre optic intrusion detection and location products, is proud to announce the successful supply of its 100th premium high sensitivity intrusion detection controller by its Indian-based subsidiary, FFT India Pvt. Ltd. In marking the occasion, the company has also taken the opportunity to offer its considerable gratitude to Austrade (The Australian Trade and Investment Commission) for its diplomatic and introductory assistance across a number of vital project tenders.

FFT_India PR photoThe occasion has been marked by a cake-cutting ceremony held on 17th December in the presence of the FFT team and Leonie Muldoon, Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner-South Asia at Austrade. The ceremony also recognised the continued assistance of Austrade – including direct support from the Senior Trade Commissioner herself, who recently took part in face-to-face meetings and championed FFT’s solutions as part of a successful tender.

Sanjay Oberoi, Country Manager – India, for FFT commented, “We are excited and very proud to have reached this considerable milestone in FFT’s penetration of the Indian market. Our high-end controllers provide premium long-range solutions for some of the most demanding and security-conscious installations in the world. This success is in no small part thanks to the continued high levels of support from Austrade, which has whole-heartedly demonstrated its ongoing commitment to assisting Australian manufacturing and development businesses as they trade around the world. We are immensely grateful to the Austrade team for their support.”

Leonie Muldoon at Austrade also commented, “FFT is a great example of an Australian business that is flourishing in the Indian market by providing the very best solutions to its customers. We are proud to assist Australian businesses by leveraging our local relationships and commercial knowledge in markets such as India to ensure there are no unnecessary barriers to effective trade. We congratulate FFT on this impressive landmark achievement.”

Having developed and manufactured fibre optic based sensing systems for security applications since 1994, FFT’s market-leading solutions deliver performance levels and cost advantages unavailable with other sensing technologies. FFT’s fibre optic systems boast long range (up to 80km for perimeter fences or 110km for pipelines, on selected controllers), highly accurate event location, powerful Artificial Intelligence (Ai) Analysis and low installation costs, along with impressive safety and reliability, and seamless integration with third party systems and equipment. FFT’s technology is unique and proven time and again.

FFT India Pvt. Ltd. has traded in India for the last six years, having been registered with the Indian Registrar of Companies on 26th September 2012. It has a locally-based expert team of trained and certified engineers in the country which provide solution design, installation guidance, commissioning, training and on-site technical support (both under warranty and post warranty). The company has so far won over 50,000 kms of intrusion detection for perimeter, NLD backbone and pipeline intrusion detection.

Projects that FFT India Pvt. Ltd. has completed in India include: pipelines, military facilities, refineries, power sub-stations, multinational HQ perimeters and even international country borders. Key sectors in the region also include: air bases (including Indian Air Force, Navy and Army), commercial airports, DRDO laboratories, defense establishments, oil and gas pipelines/assets, the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India, thermal power generating plants and sub stations.

FFT India Pvt. Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of its Australian parent Ava Risk Group Ltd (ASX: AVA), since FFT became part of the new group earlier this year. Being part of Ava Risk Group Ltd has enabled the company to leverage a wider network and more breadth of knowledge and expertise, to fully capitalise on market opportunities and grow its market share in India and other territories around the world.

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The Ava Group is a market leader in the provision of risk management services and technologies, trusted by some of the most security conscious commercial, industrial, military and government clients in the world.

The Group features a range of complementary solutions including intrusion detection for perimeters, pipelines and data networks, biometric and card access control as well as the secure international logistics, storage of high value assets and risk consulting services. Through decades of innovation, the Ava Group continues to build upon a comprehensive portfolio of premium services and technologies for the most complex and demanding markets.

Our business truly serves a global market, with our knowledgeable team spread across six continents, providing market and industry expertise directly to customers. With thousands of sites protected, the Ava Group is proven to deliver first class services and technologies that surpass the expectations of our partners and end users.