Archroma joins hands with Mehran University to foster research in textiles
Archroma, a global leader in colour and specialty chemicals, today announced the signing-in of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan. The MoU will pave way for cooperation initially for a five-year period.
The partnership will explore research projects on basic indigenous textile dyes at MUET towards smart methodologies in processing of textile dyes. The students of MUET will also get access to our hands-on training programs at Archroma Center of Excellence at Karachi.
The MoU was officially signed at a ceremony recently held in Jamshoro by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Uqaili, Vice Chancellor of MUET and Mujtaba Rahim of CEO, Archroma Pakistan Limited.
Speaking at the occasion, Mujtaba Rahim said: “We, at Archroma, believe in continuous improvement and challenging the status quo leading to enhance sustainability especially in preserving nature and creating value for our stakeholders. Through this initiative of mutual cooperation, we will be able to share latest knowledge and technical developments with the research team of MUET, and strengthen scholarly collaboration between MUET and Archroma.”
“This partnership is going to have far-reaching impact in research projects which will bear highly positive results for MUET and Archroma. Our academic team is very enthusiastic on the mutual collaboration and look forward to interesting research outcomes. Industrial liaison of students will create confidence and the training, internships and working sessions will benefit them in their career development,” Prof. Dr. Aslam Uqaili commented.
Archroma is a global colour and specialty chemicals company headquartered in Reinach near Basel, Switzerland. It operates with 3000 employees over 35 countries and with 24 production sites. Its three businesses – Brand & Performance Textile Specialties, Packaging & Paper Specialties, and Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants – deliver specialized performance and colour solutions to meet customers’ needs in their local markets, touching and colouring people’s lives every day, everywhere.
Archroma is passionate about delivering leading and innovative solutions, enhancing people’s lives and respecting the planet. The company is committed to challenging the status quo in the deep belief that it can make its industry sustainable; an approach reflected in its innovations, world-class quality standards, high service levels and cost-efficiency. Products enhanced, colours enhanced, performance enhanced – “Life enhanced”.