Accra, Feb. 22, GNA
– HMD Africa, Ghana’s leading distributor of heavy-duty machinery and
equipment, has demonstrated its commitment to doing business in Ghana with the
commissioning of an ultramodern office complex in Tema.
The complex, in
addition to housing close to 100 employees, has a well-stocked warehouse to
service the heavy machinery needs of the mining, construction and manufacturing
markets in Ghana.
Addressing guests at
the commissioning ceremony, Mr Matthew Khoury, the Chief Executive Officer of
HMD, said: “The facility is a sign of our commitment to continue delivering the
best and most innovative products and services.”
“This facility is
our testimony of the immense gratitude we have for all of you who have
contributed to our success. It’s our way of saying thank you.”
The Deputy Greater
Accra Regional Minister, Madam Elizabeth Sackey, said with such infrastructure,
industrial growth would be boosted over time leading to the transformation of
“This requires a lot
of investments in the construction and manufacturing sectors,” she said.
“I would, therefore,
urge private investors to partner government agencies, especially the MMDAs, to
help grow this sector to make it more profitable and give the youth the opportunity
to penetrate into the construction and manufacturing industries as well as the
Other facilities in
the building include a fully-equipped workshop with four work bays for higher
servicing capabilities, a high capacity two-story part warehouse, a modern
showroom and a cash counter with various brands of heavy machinery spare parts
on sale to the public.
The company, as part
of its corporate social responsibility, has initiated steps to institute an
academy geared towards enhancing the skills of the youth to fill jobs roles
that require high technical skills such as mechanics, operations technicians, and
heavy truck operations.
The academy will
offer theoretical courses from international suppliers (Korea, Germany and
Italy) as well as practical classes.