|17 January, 2020

Emirates Glass production value up 10% at $49mln in 2019

Over 40% of business generated from UAE, owing to more Expo-related projects

Image used for illustrative purpose. Glasses go under fire during production at the Duralex International glass factory in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, near Orleans, France March 10, 2017.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Glasses go under fire during production at the Duralex International glass factory in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, near Orleans, France March 10, 2017.

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UAE - Emirates Glass, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the Middle East, announced that it has recorded manufacturing of more than 1.8 million sqm of glass products, valued at over Dh180 million during 2019.

Recording a 10 per cent rise in business as compared to the previous year, the company has confirmed more than 40 per cent of business being generated from the UAE.

Higher percentage of customer retention coupled with optimum delivery services have been instrumental in garnering new projects, the company has confirmed. Latest products like Emicool Solite and Emicool Sun T Series have been identified as products that facilitated the maximum volumes of sales.

"In line with the current demand for our glass products, it is extremely satisfying to know that our production lines are running in full capacity to meet the high demand. There has been substantial demand for our premium coated glass product range providing high efficiency and durability to meet the most stringent requirements for high performance window glass products. With Expo on close heels, the UAE's real estate sector has seen rampant projects and we have been active contributors with more than 40 per cent business generated from the UAE market", said Rizwanulla Khan, executive president of Emirates Glass.

Emirates Glass currently operates a 60,000 sqm production facility in Al Quoz and a 32,825 sqm post-temperable glass coating line in Dubai Investments Park since 2010.

Emirates Glass currently provides glass and glass solutions to GCC countries such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Oman, and Kuwait as well as to Azerbaijan, Australia, Kenya, Lebanon, Turkey, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, East and South Africa, and Canada. The company is focused on enhancing its geographic footprint further.


 

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