Junco Trading LLC opens region's first 3M Authorised Conversion Centre

The 8,000-sq ft state-of-the-art conversion facility was inaugurated by Robert H. Nichols, Managing Director for Middle East and Africa, 3M Gulf Ltd

  
Robert H. Nichols and Deepak Dhingra at inauguration of 3M authorised conversion centre

Robert H. Nichols and Deepak Dhingra at inauguration of 3M authorised conversion centre

Dubai: Junco Trading LLC, a major commercial distributor, marketing agent and Channel Partner of 3M Gulf Ltd. for industrial solutions, has commissioned the Middle East’s first 3M Authorised Abrasives Conversion Centre in Jebel Ali, to mark 25 years of partnership with 3M, the global powerhouse renowned for its innovative products.

The 8,000-sq ft state-of-the-art conversion facility was inaugurated by Robert H. Nichols, Managing Director for Middle East and Africa, 3M Gulf Ltd. The facility is designed to customize 3M finished products to customers’ requirements and specifications, offering competitive pricing, flexibility, and significantly shorter lead times, while adhering to the stringent 3M standards.

Deepak Dhingra, Managing Director of Junco Trading LLC, said: “25 years ago, Junco was given the opportunity by 3M to be their Channel Partner. Our efforts, at the outset, have always been to emulate 3M’s catchword ‘innovation’ by introducing products that revolutionalise applications. We at Junco share the goals of 3M, and have never hesitated to put our best foot forward towards fulfillment of our common vision. The commissioning of the new facility under the name of Junco Industries LLC, where we vertically integrate our products to meet individual needs of customers in the UAE and across the GCC, is a clear example of the same.”

“We treasure our partnership with 3M, a global company with over 50,000 products. From humble beginnings when we represented just one division of 3M, we now represent five, bringing to the region’s customers some of the best 3M signature products and enhancing the offerings with our own expertise. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with 3M in the years to come, as we continue our expansion plans,” added Dhingra.

Robert H. Nichols, Managing Director of 3M Middle East & Africa, commented: “I am happy to say that in our 25 years of partnership, Junco and 3M have done some major projects together. We are impressed by Junco’s belief in doing things differently and its focus on growth. The new conversion facility is a huge opportunity for Junco and us to offer customised products to our clientele. This is a commendable achievement for Junco and spells a big advantage for customers.”

“3M is a $33 billion highly diversified company with a global presence. We are excited about Expo 2020, which has been widely publicised, and should drive the economy and industry over the next 18 months. With partners like Junco, we aim to make a bigger impact with our innovative products across diverse sectors in the years to come,” Robert Nichols added.

Junco Trading LLC was appointed as a Channel Partner of 3M in 1994. Since then, Junco has been a key promoter of 3M’s path-breaking products, including the ingenious family of 3M VHB (Very High Bond) tapes that have revolutionised fastening technology the world over. Junco was the distributor that created and spread the awareness which led to the acceptance of such products for prestigious structures such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel, the stunning Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the magnificently clad shells of all Metro stations in Dubai, besides numerous other landmarks.

Junco Trading LLC is a commercial distributor and marketing agent for solutions in the industrial, construction, marine, aerospace, commercial care, gas, maintenance, wood, repair & overhaul sectors. Over the years, Junco has supplied vast range of 3M’s specialised products to notable projects in the region. VHB Tapes, power tools, abrasives, Dual-Lock systems, Hook and Loop systems, structural adhesives – to name a few.

Junco carries a wide range of products such as adhesives, abrasives, VHB (Very-High Bond) tapes, power tools plus a variety of related items and equipment of 3M, as also of other renowned brands; namely - Dynabrade, Fuji, Chicago Pneumatic, Desoutter, Cibo and Loeser.

“We are now set on a path of diversification. The 3M conversion plant is an illustration of this process. We see huge opportunities in metal working and wood working industries. With our selling skills and extensive knowledge of the GCC markets, we will explore new grounds as we continue our growth story,” said Deepak Dhingra.

3M Gulf Ltd. and Junco Trading LLC commemorated their 25-year partnership through a celebration attended by officials of 3M, Junco and numerous customers.

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About Junco Trading LLC

Junco Trading LLC is a commercial distributor and marketing agent for solutions in the industrial, construction, marine, aerospace, commercial care, gas, maintenance, repair & overhaul sectors. The company carries a wide range of products such as adhesives, abrasives, VHB (Very-High Bond) tapes, power tools plus a variety of related items and equipment; of renowned brands like 3M, Dynabrade, Fuji, Chicago Pneumatic, Desoutter, Cibo and Loeser.

Media Contact: Anthony D’Silva, Communicate Gulf PR, PO Box 50411, Dubai, UAE. Phone 00971504571624, email: anthony@communicategulf.com 

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