Top 12 Manufacturing Companies In Nigeria

A manufacturing company is simply a company that converts raw materials into finished products.
This article contains the list of some of the top manufacturing companies in Nigeria this year.

Nigeria has the biggest economy in Africa,and a contributing factor to this feat is it's manufacturing sector.
There are a lot of manufacturing industries in Nigeria,but we shall take a quick look at some of the biggest and top manufacturing companies in Nigeria.

Top 12 Manufacturing Companies In Nigeria

1. Nigerian Breweries

The Nigerian Breweries is one of Africa’s largest brewery and also Nigeria’s first brewery company.

Nigerian breweries manufacture some of the most popular alcoholic drinks Such as gulder, Heineken,ace passion,apple spark, star, legend extra stout,Goldberg lager, star lite lager life Etc,they also produce non alcoholic drinks such as Amstel malta,maltina,malta gold,climax energy drink and fayrouz.

2. Dangote Group

One of the biggest manufacturing companies in Africa and Nigeria is the Dangote group.
Dangote group is owned by the richest man in Africa Aliko Dangote.

The Dangote group manufactur sugar, flour, salt, steel, cement Etc
The conglomerate also has subsidiaries including Dangote Transport, Dangote Textiles, Dangote Cement, Dansa Foods Limited, Kura Holdings Limited and Dancom Technologies. 

Aliko Dangote founded his company in 1981,and ever since it has grown to become one of the biggest manufacturing companies in Nigeria and Africa.

3. Nestle Nigeria

Nestle is one of the oldest manufacturing companies in the world,Nestle is a leading manufacturer of different edible foods such as coffee, infant foods, seasonings, frozen and refrigerated foods,health care nutrition, soup and sauces,bottled water,breakfast cereals,pet food,milkshakes,beverages Etc

Nestle is also rated as the biggest food company in the world.

4. Flour Mills Of Nigeria

Flour Mills of Nigeria is a private limited liability company in Nigeria that was founded way back in 1962.
This company is rated as one of the biggest and top manufacturing company in Nigeria.
Flour Mills of Nigeria manufacture consumer confectioneries in Nigeria such as Golden Bites chin chin,confectionery flour, Goldenvita, Masavita, instant noodles, Pasta, Prime flour, Semovita, sugar and kool 2-go,they also manufacture Animal feed made by their subsidiary known as Premier Feed Mills.

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5. Unilever Nigeria

Unilever Nigeria Plc is one of the most popular manufacturing companies in Nigeria,Unilever was founded in 1923,the company manufactures products such as: Royco, Lipton, Lux, Omo, Knorr, Lifebuoy, Pears, Blue Band, Sunlight, Close Up, Pepsodent and Vaseline.

Unilever is popular because it produces different house hold items that is used in thousands of homes in Nigeria. 
Unilever Nigeria is headquartered in Lagos State, Nigeria.

6. Paterson Zochonis Industries Plc

Paterson Zochonis Industries popularly known as PZ Cussons is one of the major manufacturers of household products in Nigeria. 

Some of these products include premier soap,Venus, Cussons baby, Joy soap, Robb, Nunu, Zip, yo, Morning Fresh, Haier thermocool,Nutricima Etc

The head office of PZ Nigeria is located in Lagos, Nigeria.

7. De United Foods Industrial Limited (DUFIL)

DUFIL Prima Foods produce one of the most popular and widely consumed Nigerian food known as Indomie Instant Noodles.
De United Foods Industrial Limited (DUFIL) was founded in 1995.
DUFIL Group is a joint venture between Tolaram Group of Singapore and Salim Group of Indonesia. DUFIL Group is headquartered in Lagos State.

The company has manufacturing factories located in Ota, Ogun,Port Harcourt and Kaduna State. 
Apart from Indomie DUFIL also manufactures other consumable products like Power Pasta, Power Oil, Minimie Chinchin,Minimie Noodles and Prima flour.

8. Lafarge

Largarge is a french manufacturing company that is headquartered in France. Lafarge is one of the largest manufacturer of cement in Nigeria.

The company has been in Nigeria for over 50 years,they have manufacturing and production plants in Ogun State,Abeokuta and Cross River.

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9. BAT

BAT is one of the popular manufacturing companies in Nigeria. 

10. Nexans Nigeria

Nexans Nigeria is a cable wire production and manufacturing company in Nigeria.
Nexans Nigeria manufacture industrial cables, instrumentation cables, power network cables, telecom network cables,indoor cables Etc

The company has branch offices in Lagos, Kaduna and Ogun State.
11. United Africa Company Of Nigeria (UACN)

United Africa Company Of Nigeria (UACN) is headquartered in Lagos Nigeria,they are the manufacturers of the popular Gala Sausage rolls and Swan water.

United Africa Company Of Nigeria (UACN) is rated as one of the biggest manufacturing companies in Nigeria,apart from Gala,the company also produce some other edible products like: Funtime coconut chips, Funtime cake, Snaps,Supreme Ice cream. Swan water,Gossy warm spring water,flavored drinks,Grand oil brands,grand cereals,Dulux & Caplux,Vital feed products Etc

12. Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria Plc is one of the top and biggest manufacturing companies in Nigeria.
Guiness Nigeria Plc is a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, United Kingdom and was incorporated in 1962 with the building of a brewery in Ikeja, Lagos.

The brewery was the first brewery been operated by the Alcoholic giant out Ireland and Great Britain.

Guinness has other manufacturing plans in Nigeria located in Benin and Ogba. Products manufactured by Guinness include: Malta Guinness, Malta Guinness Low Sugar, Foreign Extra Stout, Harp Lager Beer, Guinness Extra Smooth, Satzenbrau, Snapp,Smirnoff Ice Etc