METEC sub-Saharan Africa Workshop

Messe Düsseldorf, Germany – Room 225 at the Entrance North

09:00

Welcome and introduction

09:30

Panel 1: Needs and expectations of German/international metals production, metals processing and metallurgical machinery sectors when looking into doing business in Africa (e.g. technology, education & training, competition, etc.)

Panelists:

  • Frech Group,
  • Germany Maschinenfabrik Herkules,
  • Germany Ruhe Consult,
  • Ethiopia VDMA,
  • Germany South African Institute of Foundrymen (SAIF),

South Africa Moderation: africon GmbH

Joachim Schäfer
Dr. Christian Schramm

10:45

Networking Coffee Break

Thorsten Kock

11:15

Panel 2: What can the African markets offer to and need from German/international metallurgy, steel casting and metal companies willing to start business in Africa? (e.g. market potential, financing, local support)

Panelists

  • ABP Induction Systems, Germany
  • Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), Kenya
  • Ministry of Mines & Steel Development, Nigeria
  • Kamal Steel, Tanzania
  • ANDRITZ Maerz GmbH, Germany

Moderation: VDMA

Thorsten Kock

12:30

Networking Lunch

Dick van Wageningen

13:30

Guided tour on GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST

Erik Volz