Shyam Motwani, Business Head, Godrej Locks & Architectural Fittings and Systems
Godrej Locks & Architectural Fittings and Systems (GLAFS) for the last 25+ years has played a significant role in the hospitality industry with innovations designed specially for the future needs of the digital world.
The legacy brand and business unit of Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group, offers more than 100 products in the hospitality sector catering to the global markets.
The hospitality sector has seen significant growth and due to the pandemic there is an uptick in tech-enabled solutions for safety. For example, the connected locks which are cloud based.
Prioritizing safety and privacy, GLAFS facilitate hotels to maximise safety measures with over 10 solutions all equipped with cutting-edge technology. GLAFS has been reaching out to more cities especially from Tier 2 & Tier 3 which is where most of the enquiries of digital locks are coming from.
Shyam Motwani, Business Head, Godrej Locks & Architectural Fittings and Systems, says, “Hospitality sector has been crucial to our B2B business as a brand and we have had the privilege to work with some of the leaders in this sector. Some of the trends that we have noticed when it comes to safety & locking solutions is the need for connected locks. Most of the enquiries come from pilgrimage and corporate guest house. We expect to enhance our business revenue through a 20% contribution from this sector by FY27. Our solutions are designed with a clear understanding of the industry and consumer/user needs and expectations – like the hotel design since each property is unique, products like Catus have been successful in the sector. We are planning to integrate the system we use in our locks with a variety of property management software.”
Godrej Locks & Architectural Fittings and Systems, is ready for the upcoming boom, driven by a large rise in demand for smart locks in hospitality industry. Along with dependability and safety, aesthetics also improve the experience for the guests. For hospitality sector, Godrej locks’ product portfolio includes a range of digital locks such as Catus, Magna, Orion and Omega where all these locks acts like an energy saving device and a card holder too.”