Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies signs up as strategic corporate partner for Middle East Facility Management Association

MEFMA aims at unifying the facility management industry in the Middle East, by conducting research, providing educational programs and assisting corporate organizations in creating sustainable facility management strategies

  
Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies signs up as strategic corporate partner for Middle East Facility Management Association

Dubai, UAE: Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies Facilities Management division has signed on as a strategic corporate partner with the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA).

The agreement was signed by Darko Macura, Chief Executive Officer of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies and Ms. Alaa AlBoali MEFMA Director.

MEFMA is a non-profit professional organization, formed under The Dubai Association Centre (DAC) which has been established by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dubai Business Events (part of Department for Tourism and Commerce Marketing) and the Dubai World Trade Centre. MEFMA aims at unifying the facility management industry in the Middle East, by conducting research, providing educational programs and assisting corporate organizations in creating sustainable facility management strategies.

Commenting on the partnership, Yousef Ali Bin Zayed, General Manager – Facilities Management at Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies, said, “We are extremely pleased to sign up as a strategic corporate partner with MEFMA. This association will give us greater access to the MEFM’s network, conferences and provide our team access to more in-depth training to further their expertise. We look forward to working with them and are confident this will be a mutually beneficial relationship.”

Ms. Alaa AlBoali, MEFMA Director, said, “We welcome Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies to the MEFMA family. It has always been our goal to grow the organization where we can all contribute to help shape a sustainable built environment that would further socio-economic development now and for future generations.”

With over 40 years operations in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies provides total solutions to the Building Industry through its proven expertise in Air Conditioning, Building Products, Control and Life Safety, Elevators and Escalators, Facility Management, MEP, Scaffolding and Access Solution. The company continues to successfully represent strong international brands like Aftron, Airedale, Hitachi, Johnson Control, TOTO, LM, Brilliant (BLT) and Kranz amongst others. Al-Futtaim Engineering is a certified Integrated Management System (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2015) company.

About Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies

Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies offers customers complete engineering and systems integration solutions.

Established over 45 years ago, the Engineering arm operates in the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt and provides a wide variety of products and services for the construction industry from air conditioning, scaffolding and access solutions, elevators and escalators, control and life safety, facilities management, building products, MEP, Technology Infrastructure and Digital Transformation.

The company continues to successfully represent strong international brands like AFTRON, Airedale, Hitachi, Johnson Control, TOTO, LM, Toshiba, Roca and Krantz amongst others.

The Technologies division provides complete business solutions to large, medium and small customers that include, contact centre solutions, business applications, business intelligence, data management, advanced analytics and cognitive search engine solutions. The IT infrastructure portfolio comprises of IP telephony, ELV systems, networking solutions, professional audio-visual solutions and managed services.

These solutions are further complemented by services that include project management, installation, testing, commissioning and after-sales maintenance contracts. Its partners include best-in-class vendors such as Genesys, SAS, Microsoft, Microfocus, Tableau, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Panasonic Solutions amongst others, and currently operates in the UAE, Qatar, KSA and has branch offices across Pakistan.

About Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into four operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail; employing more than 42,000 employees across 25 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands.

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day. For more information visit: www.alfuttaim.com

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