The management of Samir Group is to establish a rubber processing plant in the Eastern Region by next year under the government’s district
industrialisation programme, One-district, One-factory (1D1F) initiative .
The chairman of the group,
“We are planning to
Asked whether the group would consider setting up a
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“The usage volume of
Also, he stated that presently the rubber plantation, also located in the Eastern Region, employs more than 200 temporary
On its Boliden battery brand, the chairman indicated that the product had been received well in the country and for that reason had become the leading brand in the market.
“Our quality is very high, our prices are a little high but we are working to achieve a little more reasonable and competitive price to help increase our market share.”
According to him, the Ghanaian public prefers to buy
“But unfortunately due to economic reasons some people often prefer cheaper product and the best product is Boliden battery brand in the country,” he said.
He noted that although he was unable to quantify the battery imported into the country per year, Boliden battery brand was still the leading supplier of car batteries in the Ghanaian market in terms of sales.
According to him, the company presently controls about 25
Other companies in the Samir Group apart from Boliden battery brand include Quantum Petroleum Limited; Platinum Motors Limited; Platinum Tours and Travel Limited; Samir Engineering and Trading Co. Limited; Civil & Structures and First
“We are trying as much as possible to create employment opportunities for the Ghanaian public,” he said.
He added that the company also planned to undertake some loyalty programmes to help increase its market share in the Ghanaian market.