It’s all systems go for Komposite Kenya to set up a manufacturing plant at the DeKUT Science and Technology Park. The plant is set be completed by the last quarter of 2018 and operations are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2019.
The will employ over 100 people. The plant will run 24 hours and will employ skilled and non-skilled workers such as engineers and machine operators. The company is set to recruit engineers and train them in the requisite technology as part of knowledge transfer. The company’s Managing Director acknowledged that DeKUT students have a lot of ideas and that the company was looking forward to working with them to develop market relevant products.
Production will start with smart utility poles for the development of smart communities, electric poles, security camera poles, digital banner mountings and wildlife fencing.
DeKUT Council chair stated that this was a welcome move, and she is happy to welcome the company as this will be contributing to the country’s big four agenda, creating jobs and contributing to the local market.