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Tokyo Cement inaugurates Technical Centre in Trincomalee

Inauguration of The Tokyo Cement Centre by Mitsuo Ono, Executive Officer of UBE Industries Japan and Dr. Harsha Cabral PC, Chairman, of Tokyo Cement Company.
Inauguration of The Tokyo Cement Centre by Mitsuo Ono, Executive Officer of UBE Industries Japan and Dr. Harsha Cabral PC, Chairman, of Tokyo Cement Company.

A cutting-edge Centre for Technical Excellence of Tokyo Cement Group, was inaugurated recently in Trincomalee.

The Centre of Excellence will house the technical operations, R&D facilities and quality control operations of the entire local manufacturing process of Tokyo Cement Group, solidifying the company’s commitment towards maintaining superior quality.

The Tokyo Cement Centre for Technical Excellence was opened by Mitsuo Ono, Executive Officer of UBE Industries Ltd., Japan together with Dr. Harsha Cabral PC, Chairman, of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC.

Representing the decades old bridge of friendship and partnering between Sri Lanka and Japan, Kenichi Kakeya, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka attended the opening ceremony as a guest of honour. Lead by S.R. Gnanam Managing Director of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC. all members of the Board of Directors, Senior Executives, Management and staff of the company were present at this key milestone event.

UBE Industries Ltd., Japan, the technology partner of Tokyo Cement Group, was actively involved in providing technical and engineering guidance to set up The Centre of Technical Excellence, with latest technology inputs, to make it future-ready and fully geared with hi-tech laboratory and quality assurance facilities, to support Tokyo Cement’s cutting-edge manufacturing operation.

The Technical Building was ideated to provide greater management efficiency by providing a centralized overview of the company’s fully automated production process. To enable this unified view, a modern Central Command Room is installed at the heart of the facility. The four cement production mills at Tokyo Eastern Cement Factory are monitored via the Central Command, enabling smarter management of its operations and output efficiency.

The central command room, installed under technical supervision of Scientists and Engineers of Ube Industries, Japan, is connected to a modern management information system equipped with latest software and hardware infrastructure, for improved flexibility and agility to respond faster with informed decision making.

The Tokyo Cement Centre for Technical Excellence also houses the company’s R&D laboratories and the quality control units of concrete and cement manufacturing process.

Environmental friendliness is at the heart of the Tokyo Cement Centre for Technical Excellence. Designed with a minimal environmental footprint, The Centre has multiple features built in to its structural footprint that has significantly enhanced it environmental performance. rainwater, further improving its environmental footprint.

The Centre for Technical Excellence will also act as an educational space for both school children and university students who visit Tokyo Eastern Cement Factory as part of their field visits.

The Centre is equipped to provide educational information on Tokyo Cement’s core operations as well as on its corporate responsibility initiatives, to enrich the guided tour experience around the Tokyo Cement Factory in Trinco.

The Tokyo Cement Centre for Technical Excellence, in full operation is a standing testament of Tokyo Cement Group’s commitment towards achieving excellence in all aspects of its operations.


 

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