Success Stories

Here you will find our latest success stories with private sector companies where, in collaboration with international research institutions, we help them find innovative solutions to their challenges and assist them in improving their products and services.

Evaluation of recycling opportunities of wastes from cable production

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPANY

Gulf Cable Company K.S.C.P was established in 1975 to manufacture all kinds of cables for the GCC market/regions.


HOW DID YOU FIND OUT ABOUT KFAS, AND THE ENTERPRISE SUPPORT PROGRAM?

Through a meeting with KFAS representatives.  


WHAT WAS THE PROBLEM YOU WERE TRYING TO SOLVE?

We are thinking of an improved method of handling/disposing of scraps which generate during cable manufacture.


RESEARCH INSTITUTION

Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging


PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The project was to find the proper method of the disposal/handling of the un-usable wastage materials (scrap) generated during cable manufacturing and to find the possibility to re-cycle these scraps.


HOW DID KFAS HELP WITH YOUR PROJECT?

KFAS has introduced us to a liaison that identified the specialized research institute to the project and co-funded the project.


TO WHAT EXTENT DID KFAS ADD ADDITIONAL VALUE TO YOUR PROJECT?

KFAS organized and made things easy and introduced Set Technology who are specialists in handling such technology/materials.


WHAT WAS THE STI RELATED SOLUTION NEEDED FOR YOUR PROJECT?

  • Environmental solutions


WORKING WITH THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE

We had several technical discussion meetings with the research institute.  They gave us more detail and information regarding the material.


PROJECT IMPACT

The project impact will be useful to handle the wastage materials in good way which will not have any negative effect on the environment.


WOULD YOU REAPPLY TO A KFAS PROGRAM?

Yes. 


BECAUSE OF THIS PROJECT, ARE YOU LIKELY TO INVEST FURTHER IN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT?

Yes.


WOULD YOU RECOMMEND KFAS PROGRAMS TO OTHER COMPANIES?

Yes, because of their expertise.