Urmet is an Italian company, founded in 1937 and part of the Urmet Group, that designs and manufactures high-value integrated building communication and security systems to make installers’ work easier.
In particular, the company produces video doorphones systems, home automation systems, telephony, intrusion detection professional systems, videosurveillance and fire detection systems, and environment and access control.
Millions of people, every day, are in touch with Urmet’s leading technology. Whether it is a house, a mall or an airport, it’s all about the places where we live, work or spend our free time. Each place interacts with us through the technology delivered by communication, security and automation systems. Urmet can deliver integrated solutions for home automation and domotics, in-building communication and security worldwide: wired and wireless intrusion alarm systems, fire alarm systems, access control, video surveillance, temperature control. With Urmet, customers can benefit from a unique partner to design, develop and deploy the integrated project that fits all needs best, with the most efficient and reliable solution.
The company possesses 8 international patents and 37 current trademarks. These figures are made possible by a strong commitment to R&D, which ranks among the key assets of the company. In 2017, Urmet invested 6% of its turnover in Research and Development activities, with over 50 people dedicated to R&D in the Turin headquarters alone.
In the Piedmontese R&D area, workspaces are well distributed among common areas and specialised laboratories with control and testing machines. This is where the development of software and hardware for the communication and security systems of the company is coordinated. The search for new solutions is also promoted through the ongoing improvement of design dynamics, by implementing transparent processes and the active involvement of project stakeholders.
Other technology hubs engaged in research and design are located in 13 plants in 6 countries.