Paint manufacturers

Paint manufacturers directed to lower lead levels

Paint manufacturers will be required to lower lead levels in their products after the government gazetted standards for paints being sold locally as it seeks to stop the sale of products with high lead...

Animal feeds manufacturers to import yellow maize duty free

Local animal feeds manufacturers will continue to import yellow maize duty free until next year as the government moves in to cushion farmers from the rising prices of animal feeds.   Livestock director in the ministry...
Local manufacturers urged to focus of agro-processing sectors

Local manufacturers urged to focus of agro-processing sectors

Local manufacturers are being urged to focus on the pharmaceuticals, textiles, and apparels as well as agro-processing sectors to boost output. Investment and Industry Principal Secretary Betty Maina says the three sub-sectors have untapped potential that can be utilized as demand...

Manufacturer´s association urges SMEs to adopt green energy

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers is urging Small and Medium Enterprises to adopt green energy solutions to ease their cost of power and improve efficiency in production. Speaking during stakeholders meeting on energy efficiency,...
Bata Africa President calls on govt to protect local shoe manufacturers

Bata Africa President calls on govt to protect local shoe manufacturers

Bata Africa President Alberto Errico has called on the government to protect local shoe manufacturers from cheap shoe imports that are eating into local shoe companies’ profits. Errico added that local manufacturers support production value...
Budget

Economists want State to spend more on agriculture, manufacturing

Economists want the government to increase budgetary allocations for agriculture and manufacturing to anchor realization of two agendas of the government’s Big Four Plan. They also argue that past budgetary allocations have not been commensurate...

For manufacturing to thrive in Kenya, innovation needs to be embraced

The ‘Big 4 Agenda’ has effectively become a household name in Kenya. Every player in the economy  is now being encouraged to align his or her processes with the Big 4 agenda.  For those in...

Stakeholders partner to boost manufacturing SMEs in East Africa

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have launched a project seeking to promote manufacturing SMEs in East Africa by scaling up their business operations. The project, dubbed Creating...

Huawei becomes world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) Friday announced its business results for the first half of 2018. According to IDC, Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer in Q2 with the global market...
plastics ban

Manufacturers face loses over plastic bag ban

Plastic bag manufacturers are faced with the enormous task of dealing with losses that run into millions of shillings as the ban on plastics takes effect on Monday. This is further compounded by the...
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