OAPIL Milestones


2020 - Successfully completed 9.5 Years without LTI on 20 December 2020


2019 - Successful recertification of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 in February, 2019.

2018 - Successfully completed 7.8 years without LTI on 9 May 2019


2018 - Successful transition of ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2004 to ISO 14001:2015 in February, 2018.

2018 - Successfully completed 7 years without LTI on 16 July 2018


2017 - Accomplished 6 years without LTI on 16 July 2017


2016 - Successful recertification of the IMS that includes ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007 in February, 2016.

2016 - Accomplished 5 years without LTI on 16 July 2016

2016 - Stranding machines are upgraded to reduce idle time of drum change and enhancing better machine utilization.

2016 - As a trial one of the Wire drawing machine was upgraded to provide a buffer coil helping in reducing the coil loading time and enhance safety while loading the coil at payoff.


2015 - Completed 4 years without LTI on 16 July 2015

2015 - Suitable machine is added to help better recovery of metal from aluminium skimmings.

2015 - Automatic Greasing System is installed in our Central Stranding Machine to ensure better control of grease dispensing over the conductors.

2015 - We took up 3 building projects:
i. A centralized warehouse was constructed to have better accessibility and accounting.
ii. Shed was constructed to cover Finished Goods storage to protect them from adverse weather condition.
iii. Shed was constructed to cover Aluminium Skimming to protect it from Rain & Wind.


23rd April 2014 - Shareholder appoint new Board Chairman, Mr. Maqbool Ali Salman

2014 - Necessary equipment were added to serve as buffer feedstock of liquid metal as well as sustaining our recycling process. Also, a suitable and safe method deployed for safe and quick charging of solids into our Melting/ Holding Furnaces.


14th April’2013 - OAPIL is awarded with IMS certificate for complying of necessary regulation with ISO 9001:2008 for Quality, ISO 14001:2004 for Environment and ISO 18001:2007 for OHSAS.

July'2013 - OAPIL completed 2 years LTI free operations.
                  - New QA Manager Mr. Abbas Ismail joined OAPIL.

Sep'2013 - OAPIL successfully conducted trial of 12mm &15 mm diameter aluminium rod.

Sep'2013 - New Finance Manager Mr. Khalid Al Abri joined OAPIL.

Oct'2013 - OAPIL has successfully completed Route C Certification conducted by SGS for Kenya, Nigeria & Tanzania.

Oct'2013 - Successfully completed "Type Test" for AAAC 240 sqmm greased conductor and ACSR 100 sqmm DOG greased conductor.

2013 - Necessary equipment upgraded to enhance our liquid metal refining / filtration process.


15th Feb'2012 - Successfully completed "Type Test" for ELM & OAK conductor.

30th April'2012 - Successfully completed "Type Test" for 200 sqmm ACSR PANTHER greased conductor.

May'2012 - Preparation started for IMS, a comprehensive certification program for ISO9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and ISO18001:2007.

2nd May'2012 - Successfully completed “Type Test” for AAAC 105 sqmm, AAAC 195 sqmm, AAAC 240 sqmm greased conductor and 150 sqmm ACSR Wolf greased conductor.

July'2012 - OAPIL completed 1 year of LTI free operations.

28th August'2012 - CFO-GM Finance Mr. Bob Newmyer joined OAPIL with many years of experience in the Aluminium Businesses.

5th Nov'2012 - Successfully completed “Type Test” for AAAC 479 sqmm High Conductivity YEW conductor.


May'2011 - Change of management wherein OAPIL received Mr.Frederic Rouyer as CEO with over 25 years of experience in the field of Aluminium .

1st Sept'2011 - Successfully completed "Type Test" for 100 sqmm Aluminium Alloy Stranded conductor.


7th March'2010 - OAPIL had received first crucible of liquid metal from Sohar Aluminium Company.

15th March'2010 - OAPIL had produced first time aluminium rod (EC) of 9.5 mm diameter.

15th May'2010 - With commissioning of Twin Wire Drawing machines, in house produced coils used for wire drawing.

4th June'2010 - 61 wire central stranding machine was commissioned and first conductor (Arucaria) was produced successfully.

1st July'2010 - OAPIL declared start of commercial production.

26th October'2010 - Successfully completed "Type Test" for Arucaria greased conductor.


21 Jan'2009 - With mobilization of civil contractor, construction activities started on the site.


23rd Feb 2008 - Company (OAPIL) was registered with Ministry of Commerce and Industry as Joint Venture between Oman Cables Industry SAOG (51%) and Takamul Investment Company SAOC (49%).

31st Dec 2008 - The Ground breaking ceremony took place in the presence of members from Oman Cables, Takamul, PEIE, Consultants and OAPIL staff at Plot no.606, Phase VI, Sohar Industrial Estate, Sohar.