Ghana's biggest suppliers of quality construction and finishing materials H&M Timber and Hardware Limited have opened a new showroom on the Spintex Road in Accra.
The one stop trading company deals in products and services such as Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF), marine plywood, construction tools and finishes, furniture manufacturing - office desk and filing cabinet, TV unit, bed, wardrobe, kitchen, MDF cutting/edging and others.
Managing Director of the H&M Group, Charles Hanna said most
products and materials in the showroom are made in Ghana emphasizing that the move was inspired by government's One District One Factory (1D1F) Initiative.
He said “We listened to the customer demands in this growing economy of Ghana and we decided that we had the capacity to establish a one stop place where customers can walk in with their concept for a personal or work space and walk out with the knowledge that their dream idea will be executed. Now we have the state of the art factory and a stunning showroom.”
Deputy Minister for Works and Housing Mr. Abdulai Abanga, in his address stated
government’s commitment to supporting construction and manufacturing industries considering the key role they play in the nation’s development.
He commended management and staff of H & M Limited for their positive impact in the manufacturing industry over the years saying, “There is no doubt that the Ghanaian construction and manufacturing industry as in many economies holds the key to the nation.
“They contribute to the national socio-economic development by providing significant employment opportunities to non-skilled and skilled workers,” he added.
He noted that government is committed to providing the requisite support
for the sector, to thrive and achieve its full potential to help grow the country’s national economy.
The Deputy Minister also made mention that the government has established the Real Estate Agency to help regulate real estate agency practice and commercial transactions which would include the sale, rental, and leasing of real estate and related fixed assets.
He lauded the company for creating more job opportunities for young professionals and non-professionals in the building industry.
H&M long term goal is to become the biggest supplier in Ghana for quality construction and finishing materials by introducing more products and services and opening many retail outlets in Accra and across all the 16 regions in the country.
Source: Kofi Aduonum
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