RAK Ceramics readies new staff accommodation
Ras al Khaimah, February 20, 2011
RAK Ceramics, one of the largest ceramic tiles and sanitaryware manufacturers, has announced the completion of two new buildings for its semi-skilled workers in Ras Al Khaimah.
Rak Ceramics said the four-storeyed buildings have a total of 238 rooms and can accommodate 1,428 employees working at its manufacturing facility.
The company has also provided each room with television and internet cables, while the entire facility has been built near basketball and volleyball courts to allow employees to exercise and socialise through sports, said a company statement.
RAK Ceramics said this comes as part of the company's corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs that aim to protect the welfare of employees.
Abdallah Massaad, deputy CEO RAK Ceramics, said: 'The employees are looking forward to move into their new accommodation, which has been designed and built to provide amenities that allow our staff to enjoy their life outside of work.'
'It has always been RAK Ceramics' commitment to uphold the interest of our employees, who we consider as one of our most important assets, in line with our CSR program.'
'We believe that the construction and completion of the new accommodation facility will be a major factor in further boosting the satisfaction level of our employees and driving productivity across all operations of RAK Ceramics,' he added.
RAK Ceramics is a $1 billion global conglomerate in the ceramic industry, offering a product portfolio comprising over 6,000 designs in ceramic tiles, Gres Porcellanato, and several models in sanitaryware.-TradeArabia News Service