Company profile

History

Leading technological revolutions. Since 1937.

Urmet is an Italian company that designs and manufactures high-value integrated building communication and security systems to make installers’ work easier.

Products

Video doorphones systems, Home automation, Telephony, Intrusion detection professional systems, Videosurveillance and Fire detection systems, Environment and Access control. 

Corporate and sales structure

Urmet is an Italian company of the Urmet Group. Founded over 80 years ago, it is the most important company  of the Group, with roots firmly planted in the territory.

The headquarters are in Turin, where the following departments are located:

  • Headquarter
  • R&D
  • Marketing
  • Logistics
  • Administration and finance
  • Material department

 

In Italy, proximity to customersis guaranteed by an extensive sales network with sales offices, representative agencies and technical service centres in all regions.

Research and Development

8 international patents

37 current trademarks

6 % of turnover allocated to R&D


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.

 

Torino, Headquarters and R&D centre.

Other technology hubs engaged in research and design are located in:

13 plants in 6 countries

Mission

Making our homes and buildings smart and secure, so that buildings can interact and communicate easily with people.

Millions of people, every day, are in touch with Urmet's leading technology. Wether 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 communicate, security and automation systems.

Thanks to this strategy Urmet can deliver integrated solutions for home automation and domotics, in-building communication and security worldwide: video-doorphone, 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.

Operating model

 Urmet has based its strategy for growth upon three principles:

  • Acquisition and development of technical know-how to support the expansion of the core-business.
  • Consolidation of the international sales network.
  • Presence in strategic areas like China, Australia, eastern Europe.

Urmet, if you love your building.