Common FacilityTrainingCenter (CFTC)

The Project will have a Common Facility & Training Centers (CFTCs) for training local Managers, Workforce & Technicians to cut square dimension blocks into slabs, polish and cut to size on the state of the art production set up according to international standards. The centers will be run by both local and International experts. CFTCs will also have a Mosaic Development Center to provide industrial training in marble mosaic, handicrafts and inlays from Industrial waste. The common facility will provide cutting, polishing and sizing services as well on reasonable rates to private entrepreneurs.

The CFTC will provide training and support to the industry in high tech areas such as water jet technology, chamfering, cut to size, auto polishing lines etc. provide training and support the industry, in providing processes, those are not available otherwise in individual units. CFTC would have two major components:

  1. Modern Machinery Production Lines for Cutting, Finishing, Sizing, Polishing, Square Blocks, Packaging
  2. Trainings in Mosaics, Inlay, Handicraft and Cutting for semi and skilled manpower.

Other than the primary function it will also serve:

  1. The Latest domestic & international market information through its up-to-date research and development system.
  2. Marketing techniques and presentation/ display skills at trade fairs
  3. Requirement of training in processing of stone to produce better quality products for all the current product lines such as tiles & introduce new products based on new skills development & market demand.

A typical state of the art CFTC may have following Machinery

  • Gang Saw
  • Complete Polishing Line – (Slabs)
  • Splitting Machine
  • Complete Polishing Line (Tiles)
  • Cross Cutter
  • Side Face Calibrator & Chamfered plus Dryer & Buffer
  • Fork Lifter
  • Slab Automatic Loading/Unloading Unit
  • Mono-lama
  • Gantry Crane
  • Bench Cutter