On 5 December 2019, INDEVCO visited the UoB campus in Koura, Lebanon, to sign an agreement of cooperation to conduct research and exchange expertise. The MoU will provide Balamand students training and skill building opportunities at INDEVCO companies in Lebanon. The agreement will also enhance both university and INDEVCO research and development capabilities.
Representing INDEVCO during the MOU signing, Vice President of Human Resources & Organizational Development, Wissam Moubarak, and Recruitment Manager, Fadi Younes joined UoB representatives Rami Abboud, Vice President for Internationalization & Engagement and Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Walid Moubayed, Acting Dean of Admissions & Registration & Student Affairs, Dr. Rima Manneh, Chairperson – Chemical Engineering and Diala Farah, Director – Career Services Center.
INDEVCO HR representatives toured the campus, visiting the most recent Engineering laboratories including those in the Department of Chemical Engineering, the Center for Geographic Information Systems, and the Al-Zaani Center for Industrial and Engineering Research Technology.
INDEVCO is committed to empower youth through partnering with universities and supporting students to reduce unemployment and enhance industrial research achievements.
“It was such a pleasure to visit the University of Balamand and know more about their perspective. I thoroughly enjoyed learning more about students’ involvement and activities and was impressed by the level of dedication and professionalism especially while visiting the different labs and education centers. I look forward to a strategic relation and cooperation between INDEVCO and UOB.” Fadi Younes
As a diversified manufacturing group, INDEVCO produces corrugated, paper, and plastic raw materials and packaging, jumbo tissue rolls, consumer and away-from-home disposables, renewable energy solutions, converting machinery, and CNC machined parts. With sustainable development as a major driver, INDEVCO is dedicated to integrating environmental sustainability in operations, from raw material and energy efficiency to waste management and emission reduction.
The group also heavily engages communities and launches social initiatives to address key UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Headquartered in Ajaltoun, Lebanon, INDEVCO employs over 10,100 people in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the US in 39 manufacturing plants and 40 commercial companies.