Twenty-three students and two professors from the Boston College in the United States of America have paid a study tour of the facilities at ICT manufacturing firm, Rlg Communications Ltd in Accra.
The team who were on their annual technological trip to Africa dubbed “Tech Trek” visited the Showroom where they experienced the company’s products and later purchased some of them.
The team later visited the Plant where they were taken through various stages in the mobile phone and computer manufacturing and assembling process by the Plant Manager, Fred Dornu.
For the fourth year running, different batches of students spend several weeks each year visiting with technology executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in san Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Boston, New York and Accra.
The Head of Innovations at Rlg, Worlali Ameevor said to catch up with the speedy transformation in the device world, the company has commenced a process to re-tool all its facilities while it increases investments into research and development.
The Sales Head of Rlg, Kant Aboagye told the delegation the company was capitalizing on the growth and presence of e-commerce to turn around its markets in various parts of the continent.
Corporate Affairs Manager of the company, Emmanuel Arthur some operational challenges notwithstanding, the company’s dream of becoming a global competitor in ICT remains on course.