Production Engineering Institute (PEI)

About PEI
The Production Engineering Institute (PEI) provides research and development expertise in the Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing, Electrical and Chemical Engineering fields. 

The Goals of PEI
To develop competitive engineering products, machinery and manufacturing systems for the industrial and socio-economic development of Zimbabwe and the region.


Institute Divisions
The institute expertise and activities are listed below under the institute divisions.

Manufacturing Engineering Division:

  • Automation and mechanisation of production lines
  • Project management
  • Development and implementation of ISO 9000 quality systems
  • Maintenance Engineering and Management (Preventive, Predictive, Reliability Centred, Total Productive Maintenance, CMMS, Corrective and Minimising Breakdown Maintenance Strategy)
  • Design, evaluation and planning of plant layouts
  • Manufacturing systems design
  • Establishment and implementation of best manufacturing models and customised management systems for different manufacturing organisations
  • Training of industrial personnel on all aspects of world-class manufacturing to ensure sustainability of implemented manufacturing solutions and continuous improvement
  • Capacity studies using Industrial Engineering Techniques
  • Logistics management

Engineering Analysis and Design Division:

  • Machine design and construction
  • Air conditioning and ventilation systems design (HVAC)
  • Design and development of material handling systems
  • Automation and mechanisation of production lines

For Further Information Contact:
The Director, PEI
Tel: + 263-4-860321/9

Project Highlights



SIRDC Foundry


SIRDC Training Courses