Browsing: Development in Kenya

The assemblers project that with more business, they can progressively increase assembly line jobs by 1,000, with the additional knock-on effect of increasing the parts manufacturers to assembly plants employees to approximately 6,000.

Kenya’s Strathmore University, in collaboration with SYSPRO, a global provider of industry-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for manufacturers and distributors have released research findings of a production and manufacturing industry in Kenya .

The study explored productivity and competitiveness of the manufacturing sector in Kenya, from close to 100 companies drawn from 12 sectors on the role of new technologies in improving the sector and the state of adoption and use of these new technologies.

The study, titled “An Investigation into the Implementation of Technological Aids and ERP Solutions in the Manufacturing Industry in Kenya”, had Prof. Ismail Ateya, Dean of Research and Innovation, as the principal investigator and Prof. Reuben Marwanga as the co-investigator.

The findings were presented at a launch event attended by Betty Maina, the Principal Secretary, State Department of Investment and Industry in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, and Dr. Vincent Ogutu, Vice …