60 Seconds With - Tarek Elnaghia

Tarek Elnaghia
Marketing Manager
Kandil Steel


➤ What are the major opportunities you spot in Egypt’s construction industry?

As Egypt main producer of Galvanized steel, and as Egypt is currently starting a major infrastructure spending, there are huge business opportunities for construction steel and the related engineering industries like electric cables, solar panels, and later on white goods.

➤ Any forecast for the next 5 years?

We are increasing our productions capacity by 50% by the end of 2019.

➤ What are the major growth drivers for the industry?

Demand is the major growth, specially of the construction sector.

➤ What makes your brands / products stand out?

Kandil Steel is a leading steel brand in the Middle East & Africa, since it has been in this industry for more than 150 years, as well as exporting to more than 30 countries in the world. We produce a wide range of steel products which support many sectors such as Home appliances sector, Automotive, electrical, Pipes & Tubes and construction sector. our products represented in Pre-painted steel, galvanized, cold rolled and black steel. We always looking forward to the highest quality for our customers all over the world as well as R&D team which work on fulfill all customer technical requirements, provide fully support and solutions to them Also we provide excellent after sales service.

➤ Why is The Big 5 Egypt the best place to showcase your products?

In order to expand our scope of work in the construction sector, we have decided to be present in this exhibition which targets this sector. We are also looking forward to further fruitful cooperation with suppliers from around the world. This exhibition will create business opportunities in the Egyptian domestic market as well as the global market.

About Kandil Steel
Kandil Steel is the leading galvanized steel supplier in Egypt with a yearly 650.000 tons output of its total products. The group has operated worldwide with 1500 employees, where premium products of CRC, GIC, PPGI, Blue steel & KTOC are manufactured every day, serving more than 271 customers.