ANAMMCO was conceived by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) under the Second National Development Plan (1970 – 1975). The Company was incorporated on January 17, 1977, and the Foundation Stone laying ceremony for the factory was performed on May 12, 1978. The factory was commissioned on July 8, 1980 by the first executive President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari. Commercial production of trucks commenced in January, 1981.
The incorporation of ANAMMCO was the fulfilment a joint venture agreement entered between FGN and Daimler AG, who became the pioneer technical partner and co-shareholder. Today, Daimler has fully divested its shareholding, while FGN retains significant shareholding. Controlling equity is held by GUO and Sons Limited, a holding company with interests spanning public transportation, logistics, courier, real estate, merchandise, manufacturing, hospitality and philanthropy in the areas of education and health.
ANAMMCO recognizes the need, and has entrenched an understanding in both staff and partners for business to be conducted, and results achieved in accordance with international best practices.
At the heart of our core value is our vision to become a first class international auto manufacturer basing our activities on top quality products and services for Nigeria and West Africa through creating a value-added customer service portfolio to compliment sales.
We focus on key customer needs to provide the right products and solutions in the commercial vehicles business in West Africa, in partnership with strong and reliable technical partners,committing ourselves to:
- Total quality management(TQM) through a process of continuous improvement;
- Motivate our internal customers to meet the expectations of our external customers;
- A culture of clear and transparent responsibility through leadership by example.
- An effective communication, to achieve maximum cooperation and ensure teamwork for the achievement of positive results.