In order to establish contact and motivate new companies to join METABUILD project, a small business forum held on “Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) & its benefits for metal industries” at Steel Building Manufacturers Association, House- 59, Road- 1, Block- I, Banani, Dhaka.
The objective of the forum was to explore the overview of METABUILD project and opportunities for metal industries. Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) & its benefits for metal industries were also explained.
A total of twelve company owners/Managing Directors from Steel Building Manufacturers Association were present during the event. This association has twenty-three members who all are involved in the prefabricated steel manufacturing in Bangladesh. Mr. Markus Moeller, Sr. Technical Expert (AREC, Austria) briefed the participants about how the project is going to support them in the technical field. The companies which are already engaged with the project shared their experience.
As an outcome of the forum, four companies have signed the MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding) & application forms to join the METABUILD project. Three companies have signed the application forms and mentioned that they will sign the MoU after a discussion among their officials. Other companies also expressed their interest to join the project and will take action accordingly.