MAN registers five new companies in Imo/Abia branch
MANUFACTUR ERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIa (MAN), Imo/Abia branch has registered five new company members. The registration qualifies and places them in a good standing to enjoy the benefits accruable to registered members of MAN.
Such benefits include credibility as a manufacturer, recognition by government agencies and business community, direct intervention on members problems, business linkages, capacity building for members etc., Nwabueze Jones Anyanwu, the branch chairman told business a m. in Owerri.
Companies are listed according to their sectoral groups but the new registered companies include, Juicing Integrated industry limited, a manufacturer of agricultural vehicles, steel bins and structures, Hi-Tech Diagnostic limited, which produces HIV kits, and Phoenix Specialties Big limited, a drug manufacturing firm.
Others are Skyrun Global Investment limited, a manufacturer of single phase prepayment meters, meter box etc and Highest Investment and Marketing company Nig,. limited which deals on Ceramics and marble processing.
In a document made available to business a.m. the companies were listed according to their sectoral groups which include food, beverages and tobacco sectoral group, chemical and pharmaceutical sector, Pulp papers and paper products, printing and publishing sector, and textile, wearing apparel, carpet, leather and leather footwear sectoral group
Others include, domestic and industrial plastics and rubber sector, basic metal, iron and steel and fabricated metal products group, nonmetallic mineral products group, motor vehicles and miscellaneous assembly sector and electrical/ electronic sectoral group.
He noted with dismay, the manufacturing challenges faced by his members including the poor and dilapidated road network, epileptic power supply, flouting of Court injunction restraining Discos from disconnecting members of MAN by the EEDC, Osisioma, Aba in Abia state.
Anyanwu further regretted what he described as militarised and crude system of taxes and levies collection of tax and levies contractors in Imo and Abia States and appealed to the governments of both States to judiciously address the harsh operating environment faced by manufacturers.