Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) has a Siemens Centre approved by Siemens AG, Germany and by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) as a trainer for Continuous Professional Development of practicing Engineers in the industry. So far, companies like KENGEN and personnel from the various government ministries have been trained.
Recently, DeKUT Siemens team visited BMW Manufacturing Plant in Leipzig - Germany to learn about manufacturing with pure renewable energy; wind technology and explore possible collaborations. During the visit, the team learnt that this plant manufactures 600 electrical cars per day and is the only car manufacturer in the world producing car body from pure fibre. The manufacturing at the plant is automated with Siemens PLC and Robots; technology whose application is being taught here at the University.