An alumnus of Indo Swiss Training Centre of CSIR-CSIO, Rajan Sharma, also the managing director of Kyowa Co Ltd, Japan, along with the president of the company, Shigharu Nozawa, visited CSIR-CSIO in Chandigarh on Thursday.
The visit is a part of an initiative towards a collaboration between Kyowa Co Ltd and CSIR-CSIO for conducting joint research and development in the common areas of interest besides utilisation of infrastructure and resources of the two organisations and special recruitment of students of Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC) for their newly opened office of Kyowa in Mohali.
CSIR-CSIO director R K Sinha, along with its scientists, interacted with the delegation and provided them with a spectrum of core capabilities of CSIR-CSIO as well as its state- of-art facilities.
The delegation visited various facilities of CSIR-CSIO which were of relevance to the Kyowa Co, Ltd and were extremely impressed with the expertise, capabilities and facilities of CSIR-CSIO and showed their eagerness in utilization of these for joint research and develpment in area of optics.
Shigharu Nozawa, President, Kyowa Co., Ltd, Japan said that he was aware of the strengths of the students of ISTC and a large percentage of employees of Kyowa Co., Ltd were from ISTC.
He said that every year the company recruits two to four students from ISTC. Kyowa Co., Ltd, Japan is over 96 million JPY company and for over 50 years, Kyowa has contributed to industry by combining the skill of plastic molding with other related areas. He said that in future we will be able to continue contributing to industry and society stand united to develop even better products to the glory and the well being of society, and would like all to realize their potential.
The delegation visited ISTC and mingled with the students performing Statistical Tool Usage, Precision Bench Work, Conventional Machining (Milling, turning, surface and cylindrical grinding, tool and cutter grinding), Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) including EDM wire cutting, Jig Boring and Jig Grinding, Maintenance Management, Electronics Workshop Techniques including SMT, Electrical and Electronics measurement, distributed control system and process control, automation & controls. Besides this the delegation visited facilities in the areas of Process Control, automation and intermediations for Advanced Electronics Facilities Centre.