With the assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) established Peshawar Light Engineering Center (PLEC). The centre has an area of 22,000 sft (4.8 Kanal). The centre was merged into TUSDEC in June 2021. The project cost was 296.5 million.

PLEC is a Common Facility and Skill Development Centre, located at Peshawar for the vibrant industrial clusters in and around Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, & Mardan. Centre is providing services related to Designing and development of Dies & Moulds, Jigs & Fixtures, Fabrication Solutions, Precision Manufacturing, Surface Treatment and Heat Treatment services. Centre has CAD /CAM software packages like Power shape, Power mill and Master CAM. Equipped with CNC Vertical Machining Center, Turning Centre and much more, PLEC is capable of providing services to the local industry.

The objective is to provide the Peshawar and neighboring industry the access to modern machines available today. Technical assistance is also available while training on modern technologies/machines is also provided. Hence, PLEC is acting as Common Facility and Skill Development Centre for local industries and individuals.

PLEC is offering services for industries like Rubber and Plastic Goods, Match Manufacturing, Metal and Metal Products, Engineering and Electronic Goods, Auto Rikshaw & Scooter / Motorcycles, Hunting & Sporting Arms and Other Metal Aluminum Product Manufacturer.