Manufacturing Sector Projects

MANUFACTURING OF BOTTLE-TOPS (CROWN CORKS) -Private Project
Promoter        
MR JAMES CHUMA, MANAGING DIRECTOR, KINGS TIN             
MANUFACTURING.  P.O Box 2442 • Email: kingstin.mw@gmail.com

Sector/Industry
Manufacturing

Project Location
Blantyre, the commercial capital of Malawi

Project Description
King Tins Manufacturing is a locally owned company. In 2014 the company installed a crown cork production line. The crown corks are supplied to Carlsberg Malawi (ltd) under a 5-year exclusive contract. Kings Tin is currently awaiting final South African Bureau of Standards accreditation to provide crown caps to Coca-Cola which will further expand the market for the crown corks. Presently, Kings Tin supplies 20 million crowns monthly to Carlsberg which will increase with an increased production capacity. The company also manufactures tin cans which are currently purchased by Rainbow paints, Monolux paints and Plascom Paints.  The company has its own building and factory premises in Blantyre and has been operational since 2012.

Current Status/ Stage of Project
Operational
 
Actions Required/ Implementation Arrangements/ Contract Type
Kings Tin intends to expand its crown corks and tin can manufacturing operations through the purchase of a new line of machinery.

Availability of Pre-Feasibility Studies, Feasibility Studies, and other Studies
A preliminary study has been undertaken.

Estimated Cost of the Project
US$3 million
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