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Aluminium Roofing Sheet Production Business In Nigeria

Talking about aluminium fabrication business, it has gain ground and makes a name in the competitive market these days, it is one of the best if not the best, attractive, profitable, lucrative and reliable business- for wannabe entrepreneur who will love to venture into this and make a wave in due time.

Day-in-day-out, people continue building houses and embrace the use of aluminium fabrications in some major parts of the building. Yes, the major part of the house I really mean. The roof, doors, windows, fix light, partitions, handrails and others.

Are you looking for a step to step approaches to starting aluminum and steel fabrication? Do you need the necessary procedure to take before and after venturing into the aluminium fabrication business? Oh, you are in already but don’t know what it entails again? Irrespective of what you think, where you have gone wrong, the required capital if to start from scratch or other things you can think of concerning aluminium business, this comprehensive article shall succinctly explain it all without leaving an atom untouched.


Venturing into an aluminium business is not that easy, plus, not a herculean task, it only requires time, seriousness, mental strength and some cash at hand. The following are, however, the best and profitable ways to start an aluminum fabrication business.

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1. Go for the training

Yes, without mincing word and much ado, the number one thing you need do if really you want to venture into aluminium fabrication business is to go for the training. Look at your environment and go for the art at any authorized workshop and stay focus for some months.

Aluminium business is not what you can venture into without any knowledge, it involved special training, time, energy or strength with little calculation. During the course of the training, you will realize and agree with me that it’s not a work for any tom, dick and harry, but for the intelligent one who is highly creative with mental fitness. This, I’m saying is not guess oriented but the actual fact and reality.


To get started, you need to be knowledgeable about the various types of aluminum profile, the types of glazing rubber and where and when they are to be used, how to calculate, mark and cut the aluminum into sizes and others can only be learned when you go for the training. At this end, the first approach to starting an aluminum fabrication business is to go for the training.

2. Get your Own Workshop

Having get yourself acquainted with all the necessary things you need to be knowledgeable about in term of aluminum profile, and your boss has given you a certificate to serve as an element of believability that you really learned the art, the next thing you have to do is to look for a nice location and set up your own workshop.

It is very imperative you set up your workshop near a commercial area where building technologists, Contractors, Architects, and other environmentalists are so that they will be able to patronize you easily when the need arises. Setting up your workshop in a remote area won’t pave way for you, be informed!

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3. Get Registered

The next step on how to start an aluminum fabrication business is to get registered under the aluminum association and/or available artisan association around your workshop. Failure to do these is a problem for the association wouldn’t hesitate to seize your workshop for trespassing the association law.

There are numerous advantages in joining association of your business niche, one of which is that they will stretch out their helping handheld for you to lean on when a crisis befalls you, as a starter, they will be enthusiast to show you the way when stupor comes by and even work out a customer for you if need be.

Since you have known all the pretty secrets behind unique aluminum windows, handrails, roofs, doors, show glasses, partitions, and others, endeavor to get yourself registered under the aluminium association to avoid the aftermath. It is full of mess, trust me!

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4. Go for the Necessary Equipment


What would be your verdict on a student who goes to school without a pen and book? Silly? No, carefree? Maybe… Not serious? Whatever! You can’t kick start this attractive and lucrative business without acquiring the equipment and get them ready. The aluminium business will be quite difficult to do without these prominent tools among which are;

Cutting machine

An electronic machine with a zigzag sharp blade meant for cutting the aluminium profiles into prefer types and sizes. This machine is heavy and sharp and can’t be operated by an ordinary person without a verse knowledge of the business

Milling machine

This is another electronic machine use in milling aluminium edge, enlarge holes, keyspaces and other related work in the aluminum workshop. This machine should be handled by an expert because it spoils materials easily.

Drilling Machine

As the name implies, the drilling machine is used in drilling all sorts of holes in aluminium product production. It also required an expert to handle it to avoid frivolous mistakes.

The needed aluminum tools or equipment are numerous than these but they are just prominent and vital in aluminum production.

5. Kick Start

The last stages on how to start an aluminum fabrication business are to kick start. Since you have learned the art and get yourself trained, acquired the necessary license, choose the best location for your workshop and have the major- if not all the -equipment needed available, the next and last step is to kick start and this could be done with just #100,000 for the purchase of the necessary equipment.

Conclusively, if you follow the stipulated guidelines on how to start aluminum fabrication you wouldn’t have a problem in the latter end, instead, you will make an impact and scoop your own share in the aluminum competitive labor market.

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Ikoi Abode Ikenna
Ikoi Abode Ikenna is a Pharmacist living in Lagos, Nigeria. A fan of entrepreneurship, technology, and web development and seasoned blogger, currently the owner and editor of Abode Business (www.abodebusiness.com) and West Entrepreneur Forum (www.westentrepreneur.com) you can follow him on Instagram @pharmabode

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