Economic visit in Guinea and in Ivory Coast. 28th August to 3rd September 2016

Organized by the FIT and the embassy of Belgium, the mission was very positive. Our commercial met numerous local actors: architects, promotors, distributors…

Guinea is in a phase of development and the real estate market is rapidly growing.
Ivory Coast is a regional HUB due to its geographical situation, its political stability and its economic weight.

Meeting the Colombian Ambassador, 7th June 2016, Namur, Belgium.

The meeting was organised by Bureau Economique de la Province (BEP). In the presence of His Excellency Señor Rodrigo Rivera Salazar, ambassador of Colombia and Mr. Denis Mathen, Governor of the Province Namur, Coversys made a presentation about their company and the prospects of exporting steel roof tiles to Colombia.

Multisectoral Economic Mission, May 31st to June 4th, 2016 in Cairo, Egypt

Coversys took part in this mission organised by AWEX (Walloon Export and Foreign Investment Agency).

The dynamic growth of the Egyptian economy, its strategic geographical position, a young population of 90 million inhabitants, a large domestic market, the success of reforms undertaken by the authorities and major development projects policy offer opportunities for Coversys Steel Roof tiles.

Kenyan B2B event organised by CBL-ACP, 15th June 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Coversys attended a B2B event organised by CBL-ACP on the 15th of June 2016 on the occasion of the visit to Brussels at the Cercle Royal Gaulois of a Kenyan B2B trade delegation. The event was headed by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta the President of the Republic and an important Trade & Industry Delegation.

This event gave Coversys the opportunity to meet the members of a prominent official delegation, JV partners and distributors from the Republic of Kenya.

Buildexpo Africa 2016, 4th-6th of June 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

Coversys participated in the 19th edition of Buildexpo, East Africa’s largest building and construction fair in which exhibitors from over 40 countries in infrastructure development took part.

Wallonia Export Invest Fair 2016, 28th & 29th April 2016, Aula Magna, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

Under one roof AWEX assembled 100 Economic and Trade attachés representing Belgium in over 120 countries over 2 days of constructive meetings. Coversys made full use of this excellent event organised by AWEX and exchanged details with representatives of 35 countries.

Speed Dating Explort, Cercle de Wallonie, Namur, 17th March 2016

The Walloon Agency for Export and Foreign Investment (AWEX) is determined to educate young people about the importance of international trade and the challenge represented by foreign trade for Walloon region.

AWEX offers Explort, in partnership with the Competence Centre Management & Trade/Forem Formation. This is a training and internship program in International Business rewarding in terms of employment, and directly in line with market requirements.

Coversys participated in this speed dating exercise and as a result of the interviews we have taken on board two Explort graduates for their internship, one for Democratic Republic of Congo and one for Colombia.

Business Mission to Rwanda, Ethiopia and Kenya. 14th Nov to 22nd Nov 2015

Coversys participated in a multi-country mission organised by the Embassy of Belgium and AWEX (Walloon Export and Foreign Investment Agency). As a result of this mission Coversys has appointed an agent in Ethiopia.

Steel

Why the circular economy matters in relation to the steel industry

Coversys Steel Tiles are made using only ArcelorMittal steel since 1996. Geert Van Poelvoorde, CEO of ArcelorMittal Europe– Flat Products and president of the European Steel Association (EUROFER) contributes his thoughts on the future of steel and its advantages. Follow the link (PDF)

Metal roofing is the only TRULY green material in the roofing industry. Steel roof tiles are environmentally friendly and energy efficient.