Electrical Business


Schneider Electric opens new innovation lab for digital buildings

November 2, 2023 | By Anthony Capkun

The lab’s wet life test station.

November 2, 2023 – Schneider Electric officially opened the doors to its new Innovation Lab: Digital Buildings—“a smart and sustainable testing facility” in Montreal.

Located at 7262 rue Marconi, the 4500-sf facility features “state-of-the-art equipment, 3D technology and simulators to revolutionize how intelligent edge devices are designed, tested, and developed for digital building applications”.

The electromechanical lab.

The facility includes an electromechanical lab for actuator performance; motor, environmental and system testing; a wet lab for valve performance testing, and valve/actuator wet accelerated life testing; and a fast prototype lab with 3D printing for assembly fit testing and creating prototypes on demand.


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