Industrial Parks Development Corporation Creates Over 50,000 Jobs


Addis Ababa, July 4, 2019 (FBC) – The Ethiopia Industrial Parks Development Corporation announced that it has created permanent employment for more than 50,000 people.

More than 39,000 temporary employment opportunities were also created, said Lelise Neme CEO of Ethiopia Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC), during a performance review today.

Shed rental and service selling have generated 316 million birr and exports $110 million, more than 100% increase compared to the preceding year, she said.

Lack of water, electric power, and housing for employees were mentioned as the key challenges for new industrial parks.

In order to address these challenges, works are underway to drill boreholes and use alternative sources of energy. Manufacturing companies are also building houses for their employees, Lelise said.

Source: - Fana broadcasting corporate

 Congratulation 2019 G.C Fire fighter Graduates


A total of 30 Fire fighter employees for Adama Industrial Park and Dire Dawa Industrial Park graduated in May 2019 after successive 3 month training at Fire and Emergency prevention and Rescue Authority. Finally, Certification program was provided for the trainers who had high score in theoretical and practical training sessions.

Source: - IPDC

 First Export Ceremony Of Trybus Bridgtex Ethiopia Plc Celebrated


Trybus Bridgtex Ethiopia PLC (TBE) Manufacturing In Kombolcha Industrial Park Launched Its First Export On May 21/ 2019.

The Company Has Been Established In 1972 In USA; It Has Invested In China, Vietnam And America And Now In Ethiopia, Said Mr. Gary Trybus, Manager Of Trybus Group In USA.

TBE Is Engaged In Manufacturing Men Suit And Currently Created Job Opportunity For More Than 600 Young Employees.

The Company Is The 4th One To Start Exporting Its Product From Kombolcha Industrial Park.

TBE Started Its First Export By More Than 4000 Men Suit Clothing For Sell To USA That Values 60,000 USD.

Mr. Lary Wang, Manager Of TBE In Kombolcha Industrial Park And Mr. Gary Trybus, Manager Of Trybus Group In USA Said, The Company Is Expanding Its Factory And Increasing Its Production And Now It Starts To Export Its Product From Kombolcha Industrial Park Which Is An Achievement Which Is Made By The Workers Of The Factory That Have A Very Good Potential. 

Mr. Shiferaw Solomon, The Deputy CEO Of Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) Said Government And IPDC Would Be On Their Side To Work Together, Support Investors And Sustain Their Needs In Any Activities With In The Industrial Parks And The Country.

Mr. Shiferaw Also Added Employees Working In The Factories Have To Work Hard And Effectively To Be More Productive.

Stakeholders From South Wolo Zone Administration, Ethiopian Investment Commission And Other Organizations Were Participants Of The Ceremony.

May 22, 2019

 Australian Ambassador Visited Bole Lemi I Industrial Park


The Australian Ambassador Peter Doyle Has Visited Bole Lemi I Industrial Park.And He Has Visited Jay Jay Garment Plc That Manufactures Baby Clothes in The Industrial Park and Discussed with The Manager Mr. Raju On Issues That Are Related to Their Experience, Challenges, Government Support and Also Benefits of Investing in Ethiopia.

The Ambassador Also Had A Brief Discussion With Representatives From Industrial Park Development Corporation (IPDC) On The Current Investment Opportunities In The Country, Support To Investors, Incentives For Investors And Government Services Provided In The Industrial Parks.

May 20, 2019

Stake holders meeting held in Hawassa Industrial Park (HIP)

May 16, 2019 a Kick of meeting was made in Hawassa Industrial park with the city Administration in order to plan and work together to support the manufacturing sector and create an awareness for the residents of peoples in the city.

A total of 114 participants among which 72 Government officials, 8 youth’s representatives and 34 stakeholders within the Industrial Park participated in the meeting. On top of that participants visited the compound and factory sheds that are manufacturing and creating jobs to the Youth.

Finally, officials of Hawassa Industrial Park, community members and representatives of youths reach consensus to work hand in hand and cooperate with the Industrial Parks management.

May 16, 2019

KPR Group Inaugurates $2.5m Built Plant in Mekelle Industrial Park


Addis Ababa, May 13, 2019 (FBC) –KPR Group, an integrated textile manufacturing company from India, inaugurated today its plant built at a cost of $2.5 million at the Mekelle industrial park, Tigray regional state.

KPR made its first apparels export from Mekelle industrial park to the European Union market in January 2019. It has so far exported more than 200,000 units in two-rounds; it was noted at the inauguration ceremony.

Dr. Debretsion Gebremichael, Deputy Chief Administrator of Tigray regional state, stated that the inauguration of the plant would contribute a lot is assisting Ethiopia’s industrial transformation.

The company has created employment opportunities for more than 700 people, it was stated.

May 13, 2019

SOURCE: Fana broadcasting

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