Part of the Egyptian delegation in the exhibition – Press photo
CAIRO – 17 September 2018: Engineering Export Council of Egypt (EEC) participated in Automechanika exhibition in Frankfurt from September 11 - 15.
Executive Director of the council Maha Saleh affirmed that Automechanika is considered to be one of the world's biggest exhibitions for the automotive sector and is held every two years.
Saleh noted that the exhibition celebrates 25 years of innovation under the theme of "celebration of innovation".
“The participation in the exhibition came as part of the council's plans to maximize the benefit of involvement in the exhibitions that are related to the engineering industries and the components of cars,” the council said in a statement.
The council revealed that a large number of visitors were pleased with the Egyptian participation in the exhibition as a result of the boom provided by the Egyptian companies involved in the components of cars, like chairs, batteries, coolers and tearing brake.
Saleh announced that her council in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands (CBI) supported two Egyptian companies to participate in Automechanika Frankfurt for the first time.
She clarified that these companies provided technological and innovative products, including massage chairs for long trip buses, which are inspired by the lotus, and full maintenance free batteries designed in Korea.
EEC is an organization that targets to enhance the competitiveness of Egyptian engineering products by providing export-related services to enhance marketing capabilities, strengthen human skills and eliminate obstacles, aiming to be the credible voice of the Egyptian engineering community through increasing exports and achieving financial and membership sustainability.
It recorded a growth rate of 11 percent in 2017 on a year-on-year basis and of 10 percent in the first quarter of 2018.