(MENAFN) The Oman & Emirates Investment Holding Co. (O&E) has signed a working relationship agreement with the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) of India for establishing a College for Plastics Engineering and Technology in Sohar, Times of Oman reported.
CIPET is a premier institution, fully devoted to academic, technology & research activities to promote the plastics and allied industries. It is an autonomous institute under the department of chemicals and petrochemicals, ministry of chemicals and fertilizers, Government of India.
The project is for the establishment of a plastics technology training and development centre to provide services to meet the requirements of the plastics sector.
The project concept was identified by the Directorate-General of Industry, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Oman, that conducted a detailed sectoral study of the plastics industry in 2002.
The college will provide technical support in the form of a wide range of services: Consultancy and advisory services to the existing plastics and allied industries in different fields, tooling and tool repairing for practical training and handling assignments on tool design, development, manufacturing and repairing and prototype development and plastics processing.