Monday, 29 February 2016

GEA, Clearpack and Kautex head up leading exhibitors at MAN Expo in Lagos in March

GEA, Clearpack and Kautex head up leading exhibitors at MAN Expo in Lagos in March“Now is the time for the manufacturing industries to rise up”
GEA West Africa, Clearpack Singapore, Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH, Festo Automation, Miele Packaging, Gil Automation, the Bühler Group and Thomson & Grace are just some of the big names that will showcase their manufacturing equipment at the upcoming Nigeria Manufacturing Expo (MAN Expo) in Lagos from 15-17 March.

Thousands of Nigeria’s leading manufacturing experts will meet for the third annual mPAD & inauguralNigeria Manufacturing Expo (MAN Expo), which will be launched in response to the government’s commitment to industrialisation and Nigeria’s need to diversify. The event is enjoying important industry support, including the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) which are Event Patrons, the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment of Nigeria are Host Ministry and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry are the Host Chamber.

Leading international suppliers
Dozens of leading international manufacturing equipment suppliers have already signed up for what is regarded as a long overdue gathering of the manufacturing industry. Top manufacturing suppliers including Albehar, Bühler Group, Clearpack Group, Diamond Bank, Festo Automation, GEA West Africa, Gibadi, Gil Automation, Global Sterling, Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH, Mazzoni LB SpA, Miele Packaging, Mikano International Ltd, Power Pro, Prime Africa Packaging Solutions Limited, Smyna, Nigeria Gas and Steel Limited, Thompson & Grace, Zutrad Ventures Limited and the National Automotive Design and Development Council will be, amongst many others, exhibiting their machines, tools, automation technology and specialist financing services at the Nigeria Manufacturing Expo

The Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO) is also joining the expo with a group of ten Indian companies showcasing their products and services. The Nigeria-German Business Association (NGBA) will also have a pavilion at the event.
What the MAN Expo industry partners are saying:
·“My vision for the industry is to see Nigeria one day conceptualise robust engineering products design and then see through manufacturing and then managing the entire products life cycle.”
- Eng. Ekemini Amos, Director, Projects and Technical Services at Thompson & Grace Investment Ltd – gold sponsor.

·“Nigeria is a growing market. If we can leverage better in manufacturing products in country with local competence, it will reduce our dependency on the oil market for which you can agree with us that Oil & Gas Industry is not in its best of times. Now is the time for the manufacturing industries to rise up and assist Nigeria in these trying times. We are looking forward to a time when our locally manufactured goods can compete with the global market”. Read more....


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