Oman: Raysut Cement Company inaugurates OMR1.5mn packing facility
Raysut Cement Company, the largest producer of cement in Oman, commenced operations of its new fully automatic packing machine.
The new packing unit was inaugurated by Joey Ghose, the CEO and several department managers and company staff at the company headquarters – Raysut.
The new packer, installed by an European equipment manufacturer, now increases the bag packing capacity of Raysut Cement’s Salalah plant to 1.8 million tonnes. The plant has a clinker capacity of 3mtpa.
Raysut Cement’s new packing machine has been installed with an investment of OMR1.5mn. This additional capacity will enable an additional 0.6mtpa bagged cement supply into Raysut Cement’s export markets of Yemen, Somalia, and East Africa.
Raysut Cement Company is strategically located in Salalah, Oman, with a customer base across Oman, Yemen, Somalia, Mauritius, Qatar, Iraq, Tanzania, Sudan, and beyond. The company’s network includes five storage and packing terminals.
Raysut Cement Company expanded its production bases to Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE through 100% acquisition of Pioneer Cement Industries, an integrated cement and clinker grinding plant, in 2011.