Archroma is a global color and specialty chemicals company based in Switzerland. It has three businesses –Packaging & Paper Specialties and Coatings, Brand & Performance Textile Specialties and Adhesives & Sealants.
Archroma announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan, for a five-year period.
The partnership will help the Pakistan textile industry to keep up with the fast pace of global evolutions and apparel requirements. Both partners will jointly hold sessions to prepare students for the challenges of the textile industry through developmental projects, in-house training sessions, research in textile applications and process innovative methodologies by pioneering value additions. The students of UET will also be able to do internship placement programs at Archroma Center of Excellence at Karachi.
Mr Mujtaba Rahim, CEO Archroma Pakistan Limited said: “We at Archroma, believe in continuous improvement and challenging the status quo leading to enhance sustainable growth especially in our product lines creating value for our stakeholders. Through this in initiative of mutual cooperation, we will be able to share latest knowledge and technical developments and to work together with the faculty and research team of UET. We also wish to share the innovative textile solutions of Archroma with the students enabling them to enhance their academic performance. Our MoU will go a long way in adding value in the fast growing textile segment, from education to R&D development.”