africon, together with UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, co-organized the webinar, Manufacturing in Africa (steel and automotive focus) – Opportunities for Italian manufacturers of machine tools. UCIMU is the Italian machine tool, robots, automation systems and ancillary products (NC, tools, components, accessories) manufacturers’ association. The session took place on Thursday 28th January 2021, from 10.00 to 11.00 GMT+1 and was exclusive to UCIMU member companies.
The webinar was introduced by the President of UCIMU, Barbara Colombo. It was an opportunity to take stock of the African market from the perspective of the machine tools sector. Marc Zander (CEO & Managing Partner – africon) and Harrison Mwaura (Senior Consultant – africon) provided insights into the most dynamic sectors in the continent such as automotive, steel, infrastructure and construction, in target countries such as Kenya and Nigeria. They also shared strategic recommendations for market entry and growth strategies for Italian companies in Africa.
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