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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

Ksh 90m ginnery to boost cotton manufacturing in Coastal Region

Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade & Cooperatives Adan Mohamed has launched the first cotton ginnery worth Ksh 90 Million at Kinondo village in Kwale County. The ginnery  will be constructed by Base Titanium Limited through...

Chinese Manufacturer XCMG to start Assembly Plant in Kenya

By Eric Biegon in Jiangsu, China XCMG construction Machinery manufacturer is growing its business operations in Africa. This endeavor by the Chinese multinational government-owned company is gaining traction given that the firm has expressed intent...

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,...

Manufacturing sector to get more budgetary allocation

Growing the contribution of the Manufacturing sector to the GDP from the current 8 percent to 15 percent by 2022 is one of the key targets by the government. The 2018/2019 budget has prioritized...
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