Published on 05 Nov 2009 | over 8 years ago
Pakistan Ordnance Factories is the largest defence industrial complex under the ministry of defence production, producing conventional arms & ammo to international standards. In 1951 POF was established as expanded as a sprawling complex of fourteen mainstream industries and six commercial subsidiaries. These are * Weapon Factory * Machine Gun Factory * Small Arm Ammo Factory * Medium Artillery Ammo Factory * Heavy Artillery Ammo Factory * Tank & Anti Tank Ammo Factory * Explosive Factory * Filling Factory * Propellants Factory * Tungsten Alloy Factory * Tungston Carbide Factory * Steel Foundry * Brass Mills * Garments Factory
Subsideries are: * Wah Nobel * Wah Industries * Hi Tech Plastics * Attock Chemicals
Situated about 45 Km from Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, POF has its main manufacturing facilities located at Wah Cantt, a model city with some of the best civic amenities in the country.
An international name in quality and reliability, all manufacturing units of POF are ISO-9001 - ISO-14001 certified. Its metallurgical testing labs and ballistic proof ranges have the world class recognition of ISO 17025.
With technologies & equipments acquired from USA, UK, France, Germany & China, these factories employ some of the latest state of the art processes, including computerized numerical controlled machines and flexible Manufacturing systems for the production of precision components.
The wide range of products include a variety of NATO caliber Infantry weapons and their ammo, Tank ammo, Air craft and anti air craft ammo, Artillery ammo, Rockets, Air craft bombs, Pyrotechnics, Mortar bombs and Hand grenade & a number of ordnance and commercial products.
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In addition to meeting the demands of Defence Forces, POF products are in service with over 30 countries with an ever expanding galaxy of satisfied customers.
Pakistan Ordnance Factories also specialize in the manufacture of commerical explosive, hunting ammunition and posses extensive facilities for the manufacture of brass, copper and aluminum ingots, extrusions and sections for non-military applications. A garments factory, which has the state of the art cloth cutting facilities and most modern stiching units, manufactures military uniforms and can also cater for the needs of the civil sector.
POF also provides specialized training in courses related to armanent production in its Institute of Technology equipped with some of the latest simulation and training aids.
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