Slide of the month (SOTM) August. Who are the key players in Africa’s blown film extrusion machine market?

Africa’s blown film extrusion machine market is witnessing significant activity, with a few key players leading. We recently explored the market landscape and highlighted the market leaders and their presence in different African countries for one of our clients interested in the sector.

We investigated the market dynamics in-depth, focusing on the top African economies (by GDP) and blown film extrusion machine import patterns.

Windmöller & Hölscher, a renowned name in the industry, claims the top spot as the market leader in Africa’s premium blown film extrusion machine market. Their cutting-edge technology and reliable performance have earned customers’ trust across the continent. Macchi follows closely behind, securing the second-largest market share, while Reifenhäuser ranks third in market presence.

Taking a closer look at specific countries, Nigeria emerges as a stronghold for Windmöller & Hölscher, boasting an estimated installation of 25 machines. Macchi holds a strong position with 16 machines installed, while Reifenhäuser contributes with five machines.

Turning our attention to Kenya, we observed a notable domination of Indian machines in the market. Windmöller & Hölscher have established their presence with 14 printing units, delivering high-quality outputs to meet the demands of the local industry.

Identifying new and upcoming projects in the blown film extrusion sector across Africa enabled our client to make informed decisions. We shared some strategic recommendations based on our extensive research and industry expertise.

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