EFG honoured for non-oil exports in 2013
Abu Dhabi, January 8, 2014
Emirates Float Glass (EFG), part of Glass LLC, has received an appreciation award from the Department of Economic Development (DED – Abu Dhabi for its contribution in improving the non-oil exports from Abu Dhabi during 2013.
The total value of exports achieved by EFG, the first state-of-art integrated float glass facility in the UAE, during 2013 was approximately Dh200 million ($55 million).
Mohammed Omar Abdullah, under-secretary, Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi, presented the award to Joy Mathews, director – Engineering and Projects at EFG, at a special ceremony.
Ghassan Mashal, EFG general manager, said: “We feel honoured to receive the appreciation award from DED – Abu Dhabi, which is a testimony of our contribution to Abu Dhabi’s growth plans in line with the Economic Vision 2030. Since our inception, we are committed to play a pivotal role in UAE’s growth as a major centre for glass exports.”
One of the largest single-location integrated glass manufacturing facilities in the UAE, EFG endorses world-class standards and practices in its delivery commitments. As on date, EFG exports to over 61 countries spanning South America, Europe, Australia, Far East Asia and Africa, in addition to the GCC states. – TradeArabia News Service