Press Releases

  • Wed, 09 Sep 2020
    1st ever locally manufactured ventilator certified by government
    The 1st ever locally manufactured ventilator developed by Kenya Association of Manufacturers’ (KAM) Automotive Sector, led by Mutsimoto Limited, was yesterday certified by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS).
  • Tue, 01 Sep 2020
    KAM, UNIDO launch Competitive Industrial Performance (CIP) Index – Kenya Report
    Kenya has ranked position 115 out of 152 in the Competitive Industrial Performance (CIP) Index Report, 2020.
  • Thu, 13 Aug 2020
    Industry raises concerns on shrinking market due to unpredictable tax measures
    Manufacturers have raised concerns on shrinking market share due to, among others, unpredictable tax measures making industry uncompetitive, and derogated EAC Common External Tariff (CET) regime, undermining industrialization efforts in the region.
  • Wed, 22 Jul 2020
    KAM, Ajua partner to promote market linkages for local industries
    Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has signed a partnership deal with Ajua, Africa’s first Integrated Customer Experience Company, to drive the uptake of Kenyan made goods and unlock markets for local manufacturers through Ajua’s SME Connect digital platform - a platform that drives feedback through the entire value chain from consumer to manufacturers.
  • Thu, 16 Jul 2020
    KAM appoints Cooper K-Brands Group Managing Director as New Chair
    Mr Kunyiha, who has been the Vice Chair from July 2018, takes over from Mr Sachen Gudka whose term has come to an end. He has been on the driver’s seat in championing the Association’s Sustainability Agenda and Circular Economy through his role as the PET Sub-Sector Chair.  He played a key role in the development of the Kenya Plastic Action Plan, a private sector - led policy and action plan aimed at enabling a circular economy for environmentally sustainable use and recycling of plastics in Kenya, that was launched late last year.
  • Wed, 03 Jun 2020
    Manufacturers, Bakers partner to manage post-consumer plastic bread bags waste
    Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has partnered with Bakers Association of Kenya to manage post-consumer plastic bread bags waste in the country. Under the partnership, the two Associations shall work together with stakeholders across the waste management value chain to promote a circular economy in the country.
  • Thu, 07 May 2020
    SDG Readiness Report, 2020
    About five years ago, the United Nations member states adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in an effort to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. This report seeks to give answers to these questions, as it sheds light on our readiness for the implementation of SDGs from a legislative perspective.
  • Tue, 21 Apr 2020
    KAM Automotive Sector to supply Ventilators to combat COVID-19
    Kenya Association of Manufacturers’ (KAM’s) Automotive Sector has developed ventilators to be used by hospitals in the fight against COVID-19.
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