B5 Plus Group: Mukesh Thakwani Named Most Influential Industrialist of 2023

Mr. Mukesh Thakwani’s crowning as the Most Influential Industrialist of the Year 2023 at the 8th Global Business Brands Summit Awards 2024 in Ghana signifies a watershed moment in his career. His leadership has been pivotal in redefining industry norms, with a relentless pursuit of innovation and sustainability at its core. Under his guidance, B5 Plus Group has flourished, embracing cutting-edge technologies and pioneering eco-friendly practices.

Mr. Mukesh Thakwani expressed his gratitude to the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana: “With great humility, I accept the honor of being named Most Influential Industrialist of the Year 2023 at the 8th Global Business Brands Summit Awards 2024 in Ghana. This recognition not only reflects our dedication to innovation and sustainability in industry but also underscores the invaluable support of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana. I eagerly anticipate further collaboration with them to advance positive change and foster growth within our community.”

This accolade not only recognizes Mr. Thakwani’s exceptional achievements but also underscores his global influence and visionary approach to industrial leadership. His ability to navigate complexities and capitalize on emerging opportunities has not only propelled his organization to new heights but also inspired industry peers worldwide.

Receiving such a prestigious honor among esteemed global business leaders highlights Mr. Mukesh Thakwani’s enduring impact on the industrial landscape. His legacy as a transformative leader continues to inspire future generations, setting a high standard for excellence and responsible corporate stewardship in the industrial sector.

Awards and Recognitions

The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana serves as a testament to B5 Plus’ outstanding performance and leadership within the metal sector. In a momentous celebration of industry leadership and dedication to excellence, B5 Plus Group proudly accepted the esteemed accolade for “Premium West African Iron & Steel Brand of the Year” at the 8th Global Business Brands Summit Awards 2024. This prestigious recognition highlights B5 Plus’ unwavering commitment to quality, sustainability, and the advancement of Ghana’s industrial landscape.

B5 Plus: Setting New Standards in Excellence and Innovation

Established in 2002 by visionary Chairman Mukesh Thakwani (Mr. Mike), B5 Plus Steel Industry embarked on a transformative journey with the mission to become a global leader in the steel manufacturing sector. Rooted in a profound commitment to innovation and ethical business practices, B5 Plus has emerged as a beacon of resilience and excellence within Ghana and beyond.

Dedication to Excellence and Sustainability

At the heart of B5 Plus’ success lies a dedication to excellence and sustainability. The company’s journey from its inception to becoming one of Africa’s largest steel manufacturing facilities in Larkpleku Village, Prampram, under the government’s 1D1F initiative, is a testament to its commitment to industrial growth and local empowerment. The facility encompasses state-of-the-art units including a Rolling Mill, Steel Melting Shop (SMS), PEB Manufacturing, Batching Plant, Oxygen Plant, Tube Mill Factory, Block Factory, Aluminium and Trailer manufacturing units, Crane Girders, and Weighing Scales.

Moreover, the recent acquisition of United Steel Company’s assets has significantly bolstered B5 Plus’ production capabilities, further solidifying its position as a key player in West Africa’s industrial sector. This strategic expansion underscores B5 Plus’ proactive approach in meeting the growing demands of regional markets while maintaining high standards of quality and efficiency.

Driving Economic Growth and Community Development

Beyond its operational achievements, B5 Plus remains deeply committed to driving economic growth and community development. The company’s extensive network of wholesalers, dealers, and distributors across Ghana and West Africa has facilitated widespread accessibility to its high-quality products. By supporting local businesses and fostering economic vibrancy, B5 Plus continues to play a pivotal role in the socio-economic advancement of the region.

Under the visionary leadership of Chairman Mukesh Thakwani, B5 Plus attributes its success to the dedication and expertise of its workforce. Mr. Thakwani’s strategic foresight and commitment to excellence have propelled B5 Plus to new heights, inspiring innovation and setting industry benchmarks in quality and affordability.

Vision for the Future

In envisioning the future, B5 Plus remains dedicated to celebrating monumental achievements by pushing boundaries, enhancing Ghana’s economic vitality, and leaving a profound global impact. Its steadfast commitment is to bolster the country’s foreign exchange reserves and contribute significantly to sustainable development goals, ensuring a brighter tomorrow for all.


  • WEBSITE: www.b5plus.com
  • ADDRESS: Kpone Barrier, Aflao Road, Opp. Kingdom Transport, Tema, Ghana
  • CONTACT: (+233) 244 331 635 / (+233) 244 342 600 / (+233) 244 333 511 / (+233) 544 313 204
  • EMAILS: info@b5plusgroup.com / sales@b5plusgroup.com







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