According to the Ministry of Industrialization, the Iron and Steel industry in Kenya forms about 13 percent of the manufacturing sector, which in turn contributes significantly to the GDP. These are 7 top steel companies in Kenya that are part of a major manufacturing base in the country.
Apex Steel is an award winning steel manufacturer in Kenya which started operation in 1970. Since then, Apex Steel has endeavoured to exceed customer expectations by offering sustainable solutions to the building construction and engineering industry.
The company has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificate. The steel firm has also been recognized by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) for its high quality products. The company produces a range of steel products such as Round and square bars,rectangular tubes,square tubes etc.
Tononoka Steel Limited is one of the most identifiable steel companies in Kenya. The steel company is a major producer and supplier of Black and Galvanized Pipes, Hollow Sections (Round, Square and Rectangular), Channels, Beams, Profiles, M.S. Sheets, Z-Purlins, Flats and Angles. The Plant and Corporate Offices are based at North Airport Road in Embakasi and employ around 200 personnel.
The Abyssinia Group of Industries is one of the largest steel producer in East Africa with a capacity in excess of 350,000 metric tons per annum. Using mineral resources from its own mining operations in Homa Bay County, the Abyssinia Group is the first Integrated Steel plant in East Africa.
Steelmakers is one of the leading manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of hot rolled steel products, high alloy steel casting products, all types of nuts and bolts, fibre bearing and galvanized products.The company manufactures and supplies a wide variety of steel products which give an innovative solution to a broad range of markets with the quality specification of Kenyan standards (KBES), British standards (BS) and American standards (ASTM). Steel Makers was incepted in 1986 in Mombasa, Kenya.
Insteel limited has been in the steel manufacturing industry for over 25 years. During that period, the company has refined their manufacturing processes and incorporated additional products, and value added products
The steel company is part of the SAFAL group of companies. SAFAL was established to consolidate the operations of several allied companies in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Angola and Malawi. T
BHACHU industries Limited was established as a family business in 1976.In 1997, Bhachu Industries Limited diversified into manufacturing of steel products with the incorporation of its sister company Accurate Steel Mills focusing on the manufacturing of various steel products. The steel company is located in Nairobi Kenya
TARMAL is a notable success story in the steel industry. It has grown from a hardware shop more than 25 years ago into a company with an annual capacity of over 100,000 metric tonnes; making it one of the leading manufacturers of steel and allied products in East Africa. The company is located in Mazeras a township in Coast Province of Kenya.