MUSCAT: The inauguration ceremony of Oman Formaldehyde Chemical Company LLC’s (OFCC) new Capacity Expansion plant facility in Sohar Industrial Port area was held on July 24, 2018 under the auspices of chief guest Shaikh Doctor Ali bin Ahmed al Shamsi, Wali of Suhar, top dignitaries from various ministries, top officials from Sohar Industrial Port Company, key stakeholders and special invitees.
The expansion of the OFCC’s plant facility is in line with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’ vision for prosperity and development of Suhar as the most promising industrial hub and for the Sultanate of Oman and its people and serves as a timely gift to the nation on its 48th anniversary of the launch of modern Omani Renaissance under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos.
Delivering the keynote address, Yatin Bane CEO — OFCC, welcomed the Chief guest and other dignitaries and said: “I and the entire OFCC team are very proud to be able to welcome you here today in celebration of this project, which is not only a testament to the vision and energy of all of the stakeholders involved but also an endorsing testament to the professionalism, energy, commitment and desire of every individual involved that has made this project a reality within 21 months from its inception and board approval and within record 16 months from execution of contracts to the delivery of the first batch of product, Urea Formaldehyde Concentrate — 85 which, I am happy to report, passed full compliance and specification checks ready to be delivered to our highly valued clients both domestic and abroad.”
Oman Formaldehyde Chemical Company LLC (OFCC) is a joint venture company and is the only Formaldehyde manufacturer in the Sultanate of Oman. The Company was established in May 2005 and the First plant went into Commercial production in April 2008. The Company is in the business of manufacturing Urea Formaldehyde Concentrate — 85 (UFC-85) and Aqueous Formaldehyde — 37 (AF-37).