MRO-TEK celebrated its Silver Jubilee at Hotel The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore on 30th July, 2010. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam attended the event as the Chief Guest. Chairman & Managing Director of MRO-TEK S. Narayanan, giving an overview of the company's achievements over 25 years, said that the company's focus right from the beginning has always been Networking Technology and their endeavour has been to sustain high-tech innovation aimed at developing custom-built products that suit Indian conditions at affordable price points.S. Narayanan said, "Today, we have achieved another milestone by crossing the 100,000 mark in supplying media converters in an era where fiber is emerging as the preferred medium of access. Recently, Daisy 105, a broadband product developed by us, was granted a patent. This is a rare feat for a 100% Indian hardware company. We have over 75 people out of a total strength of close-to 200 engaged in R&D. We believe that is the only way to sustain our leadership position in the coming years."In the presence of the esteemed guests, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam said, "A nation has to evolve as a knowledge centre through innovation and creativity. Creativity is in seeing the same things as everyone else and inventing something different. Creativity involves eapplying existing ideas, accepting change and being flexible in outlook."