TEHRAN (Iran News) – Concurrent with National Industry and Mine Day, the production line of washcoat (kind of catalyst used in the auto industry) was inaugurated in Qom in presence of Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade and Head of Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO)Mr. Mohsen Salehinia.
In the inaugural ceremony held at Mobadel Khodro Pak Company in the Mahmoudabad Industrial Town of Qom, Salehinia said national auto industry in the sanctions and pandemic era has taken proper steps in line with deepening indigenization of products that production of auto parts is important and washcoat is an example for these efforts.
Head of IDRO referred to the plans of the auto-makers for production of 1.2m vehicles and expressed hope with the new government, the climate would be provided for improving the quality and quantity in the auto industry as the locomotive of the national industries, and the country would witness more development and satisfaction of consumers.
Meanwhile addressing the ceremony, the CEO of Iran Automotive Industrial Group (IAPCO) Mr. Saeed Reza Panah said that in accordance with the social responsibilities regarding the protection of environment and reducing pollution, the production of washcoat has been carried out as one of the main projects of Mobadel Khodro Pak Company.
He added that in the first year, production of 4m euros of washcoat equaling to 110b tomans of saving forex will be materialized due to indigenization of this part, and the figure will definitely grow with the increase in the production.
During his one-day travel to Qom Province, Mr. Salehinia also visited several companies like Zarnama SISU Polymer, Ayandeh Negar, Barazesh Sanaat and Arian Innovative Tool Manufacturers.