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REACH Well Received at TICAD 7

September 17, 2019

September 17, 2019

REACH Well Received at TICAD 7

New product brand introduced at international conference


Satake Booth at TICAD 7

Hiroshima, Japan; September 17, 2019 - Satake's overseas product brand, REACH, was well received by attendees from both government officials and rice/grain processing industry representatives at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), held from August 28 to 30th at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

The Coalition for African Rice Development (CARD) , an initiative launched 2008 by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), announced its 2nd phase in 2019 with the renewed target of doubling rice production in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to 56 million MT by 2030. This heightened the interest in Satake' advanced technology and total system engineering on effient rice processing, resulting in an increased number of visitors to the Satake booth during the conference.

Satake has been continuously involved with Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) projects in Africa since 1970. Especially on rice processing, where Satake has contributed not only as an equipment supplier but also to the education of advaned processing technology. With its regional office in Cote d'Ivoire, established in 2017, Satake will further enhance its involvement with Africa.

During the conference, Satake exhibited semi-assembled rice milling plant from its latest product brand, REACH. The plant incorporates all receiving, pre-cleaning, husking, milling, optical sorting, and packing stage equipment, in a semi-assembled platform which maximizes the installation efficiency by utilizing unitized components manufactured in Satake's Thailand production facility. The result is an astonishing 2 weeks installation time compared to the usual 3 to 4 months. The brand currently has 2 product lines, SYSTEM 7.0 and SYSTEM 3.0, a 7 MT paddy per hour processing and 3 MT per hour line respectively.

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