Gov’t is establishing energy rebate formula for manufacturers

The government is finalizing the process of establishing an energy rebate formula for manufacturers. According to Investment and Industry Principal Secretary, Betty Maina, manufacturers would be offered a favorable electricity tariff when the announcement...

Government prioritizes to grow manufacturing sector 2018/2019 FY

The government plans to grow the manufacturing sector during the 2018/2019 financial year by bringing in two global tea processors, establishment of phone, laptop, and TV assembly plants, training and setting up of 5,000...

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...

National Oil inks deal for SupaGas reticulation

National Oil Corporation of Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CFAO Kenya Limited (a Toyota Tshusho Group Company) and National Housing Corporation (NHC) to implement LPG reticulation for NHC residential units. The...

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,...

Alcohol manufactures move to court over adverts

By Mangera Daisy The Alcoholic Beverages Association of Kenya has moved to court seeking to stop prosecution of their members over failure to stop airing of alcohol adverts during watershed period. They now want the...

Manufacturers call for a local content law

Increase in counterfeited goods and intellectual property theft has threatened to derail Kenya’s plans to grow the manufacturing sector to the gross domestic product from the current nine to 15 percent output in five...

Govt to offer new incentives to manufacturers, says President Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the government has offered new incentives to manufacturers in order to encourage them produce cheaper but quality goods. He said the country is in competition with other nations and needs...
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...
KMA certifies first locally manufactured luxury boat

KMA certifies first locally manufactured luxury boat

The Kenya Maritime Authority-KMA has inspected and certified the first locally manufactured luxury boat in Mombasa County. The 42-foot long and five-meter wide boat, built by Mark Jennings assisted by local technicians and craftsmen that...
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