One of the world’s leading composites manufacturers, BFG, has invested R50-million in a new Gauteng factory to supply components for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s new commuter trains.

The investment in Germiston is the first-ever by a Bahraini manufacturing enterprise in South Africa and has been made in partnership with black-owned financial services company Mergence.

In an interview with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer BFG International group president Dr Samer Aljishi outlines the rationale for the investment.

BFG International group president Dr Samer Aljishi:

Sashnee Moodley:

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Source: EngineeringNews