Business News of Sun, 15 Jul 20186
‘We’re ready to support 1D1F’ - Contractors
Some players in the construction industry have expressed their readiness to support government’s One District One Factory project.
According to them, they will help in supplying tools to enable a smooth implementation of the project.
Under the One District, One Factory initiative, at least one factory is to be constructed in each of the two hundred and seventy five districts in the country.
Speaking to Citi Business News on the matter, the Director General of East and Central Africa, at Bosch, Benjy Ofori said his company is well equipped with all the relevant tools that will be needed in the construction of the factories.
“What we have done is that we have engaged the necessary authorities to be able to find out how best we can identify the various companies involved in setting up the factories that want to be part of the initiative”, he said.
He added, “So far, we have met some of these companies and have been able to offer them our products and services that will be needed to establish the factories”.
He stated that the company is ready to collaborate with government to design initial plans that will see to the implementation of the project.
“The one district, one factory project will ensure that we have the necessary tools available to every company out there that wants to set up a factory,” he said.
Director General of East and Central Africa, at Bosch, Benjy Ofori, made the comments on the sidelines of the launch of the company’s cordless screwdriver.
About cordless screwdriver
Bosch Power Tools Ghana has introduced Bosch Go automatic screwdrivers into the Ghanaian Market.
Powered by a lithium-ion battery Bosch GO is compact and easy to carry around anytime, anywhere.
The Regional Business Developer Anglophone West Africa Power Tools and Accessories, Julian Perigrino Nelson, said at the launch that the tool is as close to the shape and size of a manual screwdriver in order to help the African professionals to turn from manual effort to effortless working with power assistance.
He said with the smart screwdriver, the user no longer needs to worry about the misaligned screws since it has excellent precision.
“Bosch GO automatic screwdriver is a perfect tool for screwing tasks, it is not only cordless but also has a very compact design that makes it very easy to use,” Mr Nelson said.
He said the torque selection feature of the cordless screwdriver ensures more control while working as well as consistent screw driving results.
“It will help African artisans to optimally adjust the power required for the screw driving process according to material and application,” he said.
The Country Business Director, Ghana for Bosch Power Tools, Benjy Ofori, said the Bosch Go combines all features that make it easier for artisans and professionals to execute all manner of professional tasks.
“Innovation has always been at the heart of our offerings and we are positive that consumers across the nation will benefit from this new tool from Bosch Power Tool’” he said.
Bosch Go is four times more powerful than any existing screwdriver in size and form while the battery lasts quite long and can be charged via USB.
The cordless screwdriver is available at dealer stores across Ghana.
Bosch is a reputable international engineering company renowned for producing high quality and sustainable engineering alternatives for almost all aspects of the extensive field.