Zamil Steel Egypt announces expansion into new African markets
Sunday, 23rd February 2014
Zamil Steel Buildings Co., Egypt, announced that the company has begun shipping operations from its new Northern Egyptian factory located in Sadat City. Product orders with a total tonnage of 2,500 MT have been shipped to three African countries (Algeria, Ethiopia and Togo).
The new factory operates with an annual production capacity of 24,000 MT, which will increase to about 50,000 MT after the second planned production line is added within a year's time. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, which spans a total area of 30,000 square meters, employs 350 people and is expected to reach 700 workers within the next two years.
The facility produces and supplies high-end, pre-engineered steel buildings, steel structures and other steel products for its targeted customers located in more than 30 African and European countries as well as in the free zones in Egypt.
"We are proud of this new facility and of the diligent efforts that have brought us to this point in the production process," said Khaled Saad, general manager of Zamil Steel Egypt. "The demand for high-quality, cost-effective steel building solutions is rising in Egypt and throughout the region. Zamil Steel Egypt has been a trusted provider of pre-engineered buildings and structural steel products and solutions to clients in Egypt and neighboring African countries since 2002. The addition of this new facility to the company's main factory in the 6th of October City strengthens our commitment to meeting this demand in the years ahead."