We were privileged to host H.E Rigathi Gachagua, H.E. Mark Dillard and Hon Mutahi Kahiga for the launch of OL’BORANA the first advanced semiconductor manufacturing System built in Kenya. Capital equipment manufacturing is one of our major focus areas. The highly advanced machine is capable of layering multiple materials in the same pristine processing environment. Ol’ Borana will advance nanotechnology R&D, it is a production-level system, it will support wafer production.
Our Managing Director Eng. Tony Githinji, during the launch of OL’BORANA the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing system, talked about the need for economic sustainability, Creation of employment, uplifting the economic status of not just Nyeri County, but also Kenya and Africa. He added, Ol’ Borana is a result of all the values that STL instils. “We endeavor to visualize products that revere the past and the same time inspire the future. Great minds think alike. This accomplishment is a true testament to the value of innovation. Our engineers are aggressive when coming up with solutions that are African for Africa”.
The Deputy President talked about the new strategies the Government has in place to support such institutions that create employment and encourage the youth to be innovative. He further commended the team behind the building of OL’BORANA as this will propel the country in technology. We continue to partner with the National and county government to create alliances that open doors to regional and international markets and to the development of game-changing infrastructure.