About Us

African Industries Group (AIG) is a West African industrial conglomerate with an operating track record of over 40 years. The Group has affiliate offices in China, India, UAE, Eastern Europe in addition to its presence in West Africa and employs over 5000 people globally. In recent years the group has expanded into both English and French speaking West Africa, initially through trading, but following up with value added manufacturing.

The industrial business developed as Nigeria entered into a democratic phase early in this century. The government’s changing mindset led the Group to rapidly develop an industrial base.  The Group has eight operating sites in Nigeria and produces a variety of finished steel products, paving stones, chemicals for the soap & detergent, mining and water purification industries.   The Group operates grid connected power generation plants and is continuing to expand this business – including participation in the privatization of the Nigerian power sector.

AIG has diversified and started an investment in the region, in packaging sector known as GULF CANS INDUSTRIES -CANCO ,L.L.C, which is located at ICAD 3, Abu DHABi (UAE)


We aspire to be the supplier of choice to the UAE and Regional Aluminium Can Consumers.