2400 Ton Mill Agreement from Imas Makina
Imas Makina, one of the subsidiaries of İttifak Holding; With the Milleral brand, BUA Group will build a turnkey facility with a daily grinding capacity of 2,400 tons. The facility, which will be built for the energy-rich BUA Group, one of Nigeria's most important companies, is scheduled to be completed in 2021. BUA Foods will increase its capacity from 1,600 tons to 4 thousand with this facility to be built.
MİLLERAL, a brand of İmaş Makina, has been manufacturing and installing machinery and turnkey plants for milling grains such as wheat, corn, rye and oats to obtain flour and semolina for 30 years. Exporting to 100 countries of the world, IMAS always continues to work with a team spirit by developing innovative technologies needed by the global economy from the Middle East to South East Asia, from South America to Africa, and exhibits a flawless production according to the demands of its customers.
Mustafa Özdemir, General Manager of İmaş Makina, said, "With our Millal brand, we aim to build an efficient, advanced and world-class facility for BUA Group and to provide the experience of our machines produced with advanced and superior technology. "We will build a facility. We plan to commission this facility by the end of 2021," he said.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, BUA Group Chairman of the Executive Board and owner of the company Abdul Samad Rabiu said, “We have stepped into this partnership with Imas Makina's Milleral brand to develop our new and state-of-the-art flour mills with a total grinding capacity of 2,400 tons in Nigeria. We plan to complete it next year. “The new facility will further deepen our involvement in the food processing industry and help increase food security in Nigeria and the West African region.”
BUA Group has various investments in the agricultural value chain in sugar, rice, edible oils, flour milling and pasta. The owner of the company, Abdul Samad Rabiu, also owns Nigerian Bank of Industry, one of the major financial institutions in the country, and Nigerian Oil Mills Limited, the largest edible oil processing company.
Imas Makina San. A.Ş. was established in 1989 within the body of İttifak Holding, which operates successfully in the most important sectors of Turkey.
It operates under the brand name of Milleral in the grain milling sector, Viteral in the feed milling sector, Cuteral in the band and circular saw benches sector, Steral in the steel construction constructions sector, and ProSupport brand in after-sales services and spare parts sales, adding value to these sectors with its professional staff. Imas Makina, which made its first export by establishing a turnkey mill facility in Egypt in 1997, opened an office in the USA in 2011. He established Turkey's most comprehensive R&D Flour Mill supported by TÜBİTAK. In 2014, he entered the Feed Milling sector by establishing the Viteral brand with his knowledge and experience. Imas Makina, which has been among the top 1000 companies that export the most in Turkey every year since 2015, is also among the 250 companies that invest the most in R&D. In 2017, it established the R&D center by signing a first in its sector. It employs more than 300 personnel in its factory, which is established on an area of 60,000 square meters.