A Nigerian company, 7T Microns Powder Limited has recorded a major breakthrough with the production of the first “Made in Nigeria” thermoplastic road marking paints.
According to the company’s Managing Director, Mr Manny Igbenoba, an engineer, the research into the project started in the year 2014 and concluded in February 2016.
He said: “The first products of the Thermoplastic Materials were produced and distributed in March, 2017 and since in circulation, the products have been gaining popularity due to its superiority over the imported ones. Statistical data confirmed that Manny Oil & Chemicals Limited/7T Microns powder Limited are the first companies in Nigeria/Sub-Sahara Africa to produce Thermoplastic Road Marking Paints”.
“Nigerians will be saving a lot of Foreign Exchange being spent through the importations of these products into the country by this development,” he stressed.