Index Factory visit
The Social Committee of ACI- Kuwait Chapter arranged a visit to Index factory for precast and GRC at Mina Abdulla on Saturday 8th November, 2008.
On behalf of Index factory, Mr. Philip L. Filipovski, the Deputy General Manager has welcomed the ACI members and gave a brief introduction about the factory.
Then he talked about the structural and architectural elements produced in the company. It was followed by a guided tour of the factory, where all the activities involved in production of precast double T, hollow core pre-stressed slabs and the cladding panels were explained, including the machine used for cable tensioning.
The visitors were also taken to the laboratory where cube test for all the concrete batches are performed to ensure quality control.
During the visit, the members asked questions to understand the process fully. At the end, we take the opportunity to thank Mr. Philip and the factory management for this visit. A question and answer forum followed the lecture. The activity was held on February 14th
, 2009 at the Kuwait Society of Engineers, and was attended by more than fifty persons, the majority, being members of the Chapter.