MECHANICAL AND METALLURGICAL INDUSTRIES: PILLARS OF MANUFACTURING

MECHANICAL AND METALLURGICAL INDUSTRIES: PILLARS OF MANUFACTURING

MECHANICAL AND METALLURGICAL INDUSTRIES: PILLARS OF MANUFACTURING

The Mechanical and Metallurgical Industry is an essential link in the manufacturing supply chain thanks to its role as a supplier and subcontractor for many vital markets, including civil engineering, energy, transport and agriculture.

The mechanical and metallurgical industry benefits from the development of these markets resulting from large-scale strategies. The growth of this sector nourishes the ambition to increase the added value estimated in 2018 at 1.7 billion dollars (~ 16.6 billion Dirhams) for all ecosystems of the sector. To achieve this, the sector also relies on investments reaching 418 million dollars (~ 4.1 billion Dirhams) in 2018.
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MACHINERY DEVELOPMENT

MACHINERY DEVELOPMENT

There are more than 1790 industrial units operating in the sector and generating more than 11.24 billion Dollars (~110 billion Dirhams) in 2018.
The sector also generates an added value of 1.7 billion Dollars (~16.6 billion Dirhams) through its five ecosystems. This added value is engendered by various activities such as boilermaking, deep drawing, stamping, copper and aluminum wiring, agricultural machinery, and bicycle manufacturing.
MACHINERY DEVELOPMENT
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(GFCI- 2020)
INTERCONNECTED INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENT

INTERCONNECTED INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENT

With very ambitious development goals in terms of additional turnover and added value, the sector offers a full range of investment opportunities thanks to its connection with other national industries.
The industry has developed several ecosystems that are open up to key sectors such as:
    •  The Mechanical and Metallurgical Industries (IMM) have promising export prospects thanks to the diversification of their activities, which are enhanced by three structured ecosystems:
    •  The metalworking ecosystem pertaining to trades such as sheet metal work/boilermaking, general mechanics and surface treatment;
    •  The Valorization of Metals ecosystem which focuses on the recycling of copper and aluminum scrap in primary metallurgy, with the aim of strengthening and improving the competitiveness of existing industries that consume copper and aluminum semi-finished products and improving the industrial trade balance;
    •  The New Trades ecosystem, which aims to develop the national bicycle and agricultural machinery and equipment industries.
    •  Additionally, three flagship projects of the sector of Mechanical and Metallurgical Industries (IMM) within the framework of the Industrial Acceleration Plan (PAI) relating to the realization of units of valorization of copper and aluminum waste for the production of semi-finished products (billets and ingots in aluminum and copper wire rod) allowing the creation of 356 direct jobs.
    The sector enjoys attractive government benefits thanks to State approved support, including
    • Government subsidies and funds dedicated to promote investments in the sector;
    • Unprecedented tax incentives for corporates with Free Trade Zone Status;
    • Customs and administrative facilitations;
    • Aid for the training and qualification of Human resources
    • vocational training aid;
    The sector benefits from qualified human resources who graduated from renowned Moroccan and international universities and schools.
    Morocco is a connected platform located only 14 km from Europe with the best maritime connectivity in Africa
    • 19 international airports throughout the Kingdom
    • 14 ports with cutting-edge infrastructures dedicated to trade and export 
    • Motorway network of over 1800 kilometers 
    • 1st High Speed ​​Train in Africa.

    Ecosystems

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