C and E Brother’s Steel Factory PLC

Phone +251 111 26 21 07
Phone 2 +251 111 26 21 43
Fax +251 111 26 21 13
Mobile +251 911 67 21 74
Mobile 2 +251 911 17 01 31
Mobile 3 +251 947 63 63 63
LocationIn Front of Tikur Anbessa School, Tracon Tower, 7th Floor, Office #701, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Primary CategorySteel Products
C and E Brother’s Steel Factory PLC

C & E Brothers Steel Factory PLC is one of the leading suppliers of TMT reinforcement bars of Grade 40, 60 and 75 in Ethiopia. The factory produces ribbed bars in different diameters i.e 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 14mm, 16mm, 20mm, 24mm and 32mm. The factory also produces Silica Ramming Mass or Quartz to steel factories and paint factories.

C & E Brother’s Steel Factory PLC was established according to the commercial code of Ethiopia1960 and registered with the Ethiopia Investment Agency Licensing and Registration Department on August 14, 2008.
It is a joint venture factory of Ethiopian investors with a total establishment capital of more than 1 Billion Ethiopian birr.

C and E Brothers Steel Factory PLC is located in the southern part of the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, in a town called Bishoftu which is 45 km from Addis Ababa.

The factory originally rested on a total area of 30,000m2, which later expanded to 90,000m2. The factory's total annual production capacity is more than 500,000 metric tonnes.


Company Strategy

  • Purpose:- To be a leader in the reinforcement manufacturing industry by providing enhanced service and relationship
  • Vision :-  To provide a service that excepts the expectation of our esteemed customer
  • Mission:- To build long term relationships with our customers and clients and provide exceptional customer service by pursuing business through innovation and advanced technology

Core values

  • We believe in treating our customers with respect and faith
  • We grow through creativity invention
  • We integrate honesty, integrity and business ethics into all aspects of our business function 


  • Regional expansion in the reinforcement industry and developing a strong base of key customers. Increase the asset and investment of the company to support the development of service 
  • To build a good reputation in the field of the steel industry and become a key player in the industry  

Production Capacity

It produces different sizes of reinforcement bars used mainly for the construction industry with different grades. Currently, the factory produces two types of products. Reinforcement bars with an attainable capacity of 54,000 tons per annum and Silica Ramming Mass with a capacity of 18,000 tons per annum.

Product Manual

C & E Brothers Steel Factory PLC ensures quality assurance processes. The following material properties conform to the standards indicated below.

Grade 40

Mechanical Properties

      •  Yield Strength Max: 300Mpa
      •  Tensile Strength: 330 Mpa
      •  Elongation: 16%

Grade 60

 Mechanical Properties

      • Yield Strength Max: 500Mpa
      • Tensile Strength: 550 Mpa
      • Elongation: 14%

Structural Property

Net Area is computed using effective width concept for design purposes.
Design strength: fyd = fyk / 1.15=278MPA
In addition to sectional properties of Ribbed Reinforcement bars produced by  C &E Brother’s steel factory; it includes the following design and reinforcement detailing aids:

  • Table showing Maximum Numbers of Reinforcement bars in one Row of Beams
  • Table showing Areas of Reinforcement for Beams, Columns, Slabs and Foundation
  • Table showing Anchorage and Lap Lengths Requirements

Chemical Property

For Grade 40

  • Carbon = 0.22
  • Silicon < 0.4
  • Manganese < 1.5
  • Phosphorus < 0.05
  • Sulpher  < 0.05

For Grade 60

  • Carbon = 0.25
  • Silicon < 0.4
  • Manganese < 1.5
  • Phosphorus < 0.05
  • Sulpher  < 0.06


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