Production to kick off at Qatar-Korea LED project
DOHA, January 12, 2017
The Qatar-Korea LED project with an initial capacity of producing 500,000 Middle East and North Africa (Mena)-tailored LED lights per year will soon become operational, said a senior South Korean government representative.
The project is a collaboration between Korean LED consortium and its Qatari counterpart and the initial phase of the LED plant will be built at a cost of $34 million, Heung-kyeong Park, Ambassador of South Korea to Qatar, was quoted as saying in a report by The Peninsula.
He said in addition to LED production unit at Industrial Area, a research institute will be established for research and development (R&D), it said.
The ambassador said that a South Korean company in collaboration with a Qatari company will build a plant in Qatar to produce special paper production moulds, which can be recycled and save cost and time differently from conventional moulds of wood, steel, or aluminium, added the report.