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About Groot Systems

Company
Headquartered in Ongwediva, Namibia, Groot Systems ("Groot") is an infrastructure company focusing on developing innovative advanced industrial ecosystems that sustain economies.

Origin
"Groot" is derived from the Afrikaans word "groot" which means "big" in English. No any other words are better suited at best defining our passion, our commitment, and our endurance for fulfilling our bigger purpose than the word "Groot".

History
Groot Systems was conceived to serve as a world-class infrastructure development company focusing on implementing applied neuroeconomics and systems dynamic to efficiently explore, develop, and manage self-sustained advanced industrial ecosystems for the slow-developing and stagnant economies in the world.

Founded by Simon Kapenda, Robbie Jena and Robert Grier in Columbus, Ohio USA in January 2010 and based in Namibia, Groot Management Systems (Pty) Ltd (Co.Reg.No.: 2010/0669), is a Namibia VAT registered company (VAT Reg. #530-336-2015), incorporated and registered on October 29, 2010 under the laws of the Republic of Namibia Companies Act, 1973 (Act 61 of 1973).

Business
Groot Systems' subsidiaries are involved in manufacturing, trading, and investments with emphasis focus on industries such as steel, glass, real estate, chemicals, minerals, fertilizers, solar technology equipment, hospitality, finance, commodities trading, civil engineering, project management, construction, procurement, sourcing and contracting, logistics and transport, consumer products development and marketing, media, technology, communications, sports and entertainment, retail, and other ventures and investments.

Mantra
Better living.

Mission
To solve economic challenges others seem to ignore.

We hope to realize our mission by applying our proprietary-cum-industry-proven applied neuroeconomics and systems dynamic solutions specifically designed to efficiently explore, develop, and manage self-sustained industrial ecosystems for the slow-developing and stagnant economies in the world.

Our core motivation is rooted in the principle of providing a unique approach to development, serving all our customers with ultimate efficacy, integrity and respect, and helping to make a difference in the lives of the people in the market we serve, while creating values for our shareholders, expanding profitability, and promoting rapid growth and industry leadership.

Vision
To create long lasting economic impacts that equally benefit our communities while creating superior value for our customers, shareholders, and partners.

Strategy
The Company's prime focus is to explore, develop, and manage world-class multifarious industrial ecosystems specifically designed to help improve and fast-track the reduction of poverty and unemployment, address income inequalities, increase economic outputs, improve the quality of life, and strengthen the performance, growth and development of national economies.

Groot Industrial Ecosystem
An industrial ecosystem is an economic community supported by a foundation of interesting organizations and individuals - the organisms of the business world. The economic community produces goods and services of value to customers, who are themselves members of the ecosystem. The member organisms also include suppliers, lead producers, competitors, and other stakeholders. Over time, they co-evolve their capabilities and roles, and tend to align themselves with the directions set by one or more central companies. Those companies holding leadership roles may change over time, but the function of the ecosystem leader is valued by the community because it enables members to move toward shared visions to align their investments, and to find mutually supportive roles. Click, view and download the Groot Industrial Ecosystem Brochure

Making a Difference
Groot Systems has partnered with different local entrepreneurs and public institutions, as well as some of the world's largest international companies for the development of the Groot Industrial Ecosystem which is composed of different industrial projects currently under way which includes; a 10.3 million metric ton per year steel mill (Groot Steel in Oshikango, Namibia) and the world's largest dynamic glass manufacturing plant (Groot Glass in Tses, Namibia). The development of these industrial projects is creating thousands of new and indirect better paying job opportunities throughout Namibia.

This paradigm is poised to help improve the well-being of people while generating values for our shareholders and partners, increasing profitability, and promoting rapid growth and development. Added to this is a more fundamental socio-economic impulse which will bring about the spread of integrated and balanced development across geographical spaces. This will be demonstrably expressed in the linkages of urban and rural economies with mutuality of benefits to be derived from equitable growth and development. The Groot Industrial Ecosystem is a focal point for agglomeration and localization economies with a potential to create other infrastructure for the selfsame.

Simon Kapenda Job Multiplier 
	    Effect Model Employment Creation Model
In our Groot Ecosystem Planning, we use "The Simon Kapenda Job Multiplier Effect", a proprietary model that helps us better estimate our job creation planning and development, that indicates that per each 1 new job created, 5 more indirect new jobs are created. For 8 new jobs created, 40 additional indirect new jobs are created. This comes to a total of 45 direct and indirect new jobs created, just from the 5 new jobs.

Based on this model, with each project within the ecosystem expected to have nearly similar effects, the Company expects to meet its targeted goal; to help Namibia realize full employment within a few years.

Capabilities
We are sufficiently equipped and ready to effectively help you realize your objectives and efficiently solve the challenges that hinder your organization to achieve its vision, anywhere, anytime, contact us today.

Careers
We're currently hiring, for more information, visit our career opportunity sections at Groot Careers.

Locations
Groot Systems is an Ongwediva, Namibia based company with satellite offices in Windhoek, Dubai, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, and Shanghai.

Head Office
Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd
3193 Marula Street
Ongwediva
Namibia

Postal Address:
P.O. Box 3891
Ongwediva
Namibia

Legal Status
Groot Management Systems (Pty) Ltd
Co.Reg.No.: 2010/0669
VAT Reg.No.: 530-336-2015

Contact US
Visit our Contact Page with information on how to contact us.


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(Co.Reg.No.: 2010/0669), (VAT Reg.: #5303 362-015), (VAT Import Reg.: #5303 362-016).
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