Industry Minister Moulay Hafid Elalamy inaugurates Furukawa’s first factory in Africa on May 9, 2018:
Furukawa factory was officially inaugurated on the 9th of May in the presence of Morocco’s industry minister, Moulay Hafid Elalamy. Advanced Vision Morocco is privileged to have been a big part of this project, which will open the door for Morocco to supply Africa with high-tech fiber optic cables while providing up to 250 skilled jobs for the local market. Also present at the inauguration were: Mr. Takahide Kimura, Director and Executive Vice President of Furukawa Electric; Dr. Timothy F. Murray, Senior Vice President of Furukawa Electric and Chief Executive Officer of OFS, and Dr. Peter C. Schultz, internationally recognized scientist, and co-inventor of fiber optics for telecommunications.
Advanced Vision Morocco looks forward to being a big part of Morocco’s sustainable development by contributing to the realization of similar projects in the near future.