LHP Software makes controls applications for the transportation and medical device industries. It was founded in 2001 and now employs 250 people in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.
The engineering services company opened a technical office in Troy in January of 2012, and it has since grown the location to a 20-person outfit with ambitions of adding even more.
“We could double the size of our office,” says Robert Stawarz, business development manager for LHP Software. “No doubt.”
The Indiana-based firm has hired 11 people for its new Troy office over the last year. Those new hires include six people in software development, two in sales and three in recruiting. The firm currently has 20 open positions right now, primarily for software developers and engineers. It hopes to fill those jobs by the end of the year.
LHP Software’s growth comes from an increasing demand to improve fuel economy and lower emissions in automobiles, along with a drive to bring more infotainment technology into passenger vehicles.
To help meet that demand, LHP Software has opened a second location in Troy that will serve as its technical and training center for the region. The company is partnering with Specialized Vehicles, to utilize part of its facility at 2468 Industrial Row. It will use the new space to prototype engine building, controls integration, calibration services, and other engine development.
“They have the facility and we’re renting half of it,” Stawarz says.
Source: Robert Stawarz, business development manager for LHP Software
Writer: Jon Zemke
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