Accelerating Industrialisation and Manufacturing Productivity

Manufacturing industry plays a pivotal role in the global economy, made evident by positive contribution to the overall GDP and national productivity. Given the ongoing volatility and uncertainty inherent in today’s global marketplace, manufacturers and tier suppliers are faced with diverse challenges and disruptions.

On the other hand, industrial and production manufacturing in Africa has been growing steadily, the region has become home to some of the large number of global manufacturing companies, which vary considerably in size and capital structure. But share the same fundamental market context, objectives of growth, adaptability and long-term viability. They are establishing themselves in response to market developments or changes in demand driven by improved fiscal and trade policies, presence of raw materials, cheap labour, infrastructure development and growing consumer market. The disruptions also means great opportunities for players willing to transform, adapt their business models  that effectively accommodate local dynamics to operate in the market competitively and unlock new growth opportunities. 

Africa’s rapidly expanding population and simultaneous surge in demand for industrial and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and processed food has deemed the continent a progressive business and industrial proposition for global investors, businesses and entrepreneurs. . 

The advancement in innovative technologies and methodologies realm increase productivity levels, boosts workforce skills, reinforces  and extends developments into the wider economy while supporting social stability and the environment. Furthermore, manufacturing industry is providing a level of equilibrium between creating local competition for imports along with producing goods for export.

SSCG Manufacturing Practice helps clients to navigate complexities to stay competitive in a constantly changing and competitive world. We help clients integrate their networks and drive operational excellence within their manufacturing operations to meet profitability and quality objectives. We provide a range of manufacturing industry solutions. consulting and operation services. 

Whether planning to establish a new plant facility or business concept, transforming your business model for growth, modernising for new technologies, looking to de-risk operations and accelerate delivery speed to market, or to outpace new competitors, capture new customer expectations and launch a new innovative product. Companies and leaders of tomorrow must take bold steps and keep up with speed of change to secure their hold on that future. SSCG can support throughout the journey and end to end life-cycle.


Featured Capabilities

Manufacturing Strategy Innovation, Delivery and Process Efficiency Improvement


Quality Engineering and Management - Lean Six Sigma Operation Excellence


Advanced Manufacturing - Facility Planning, Development and Commissioning


Process Development, Transformation and Improvement


Industrial Production Capability and Supply Chain Operations Agility


Industry 4.0 Adoption - Manufacturing Technology and Digitisation


Supporting economic transformation and inclusive growth

Building industrial capabilities and manufacturing models

Formulating effective industrial policies towards industrialisation

Effective project delivery and oversight

Harnessing industrial digitalisation in Africa for competetiveness

Developing local-based manufacturing and markets

Accelerating large scale manufacturing and productivity

Accelerating large scale manufacturing for local market and productivity

The global manufacturing landscape is changing rapidly with the increasing use of digital technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence, presenting both important opportunities and challenges for manufacturing and job creation. There are now major opportunities for African manufacturing. With the markets growing and the new African Continental Free Trade Area signed makes the case for increasing regional trade in services which in turn support industrialisation.

Promoting African industrialisation

Promoting manufacturing through targeted infrastructure, skills development, financial policy, making quality connections with agriculture and services in partnership with the private sector, and preparing for a more digital future, significant industrial capacity may never take hold in Africa.

Our People

Eugene Nizeyimana


Director and Leader, Automotive, Manufacturing, Energy, Oil and Gas


Dieudonne Ndagijimana


Partner and Lead Consultant, Manufacturing Processes and Quality Management, Rwanda


Impact Stories

Development of Agri-Business and Products Processing Plants in Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria


We have been supporting clients in Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania to establish Agriculture products processing plants.

Vehicle Quality Engineering and Product Quality D&D Process Improvement in the UK


We have been supporting a premium global OEM company in the UK to enhance product quality, customer satisfaction, concepts quality strategies  and processes. 

Development of a New African Indigenous Automotive Manufacturing Company in SA


We have been supporting a new indigenous vehicle manufacturing and assembly company is South Africa with strategic planning, vehicle programme planning, manufacturing and supply chain process set up.

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