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Emirates Float Glass achieves key safety milestone

ABU DHABI, July 14, 2018

Emirates Float Glass (EFG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading diversified investments company Dubai Investments, has achieved a major safety milestone clocking one million man-hours without loss time injury for the second time in its history.
 
Set up in 2009 in the UAE, EFG is the first state-of-art integrated float glass facility in the country, located on a 320,000-sq-m plot at the Abu Dhabi Industrial City. It supplies regional and international glass processors with premium quality float glass products used in the architectural and automotive industry segments. 
 
The products are exported to more than 61 countries spanning South America, Europe, Australia, Far East Asia and Africa, in addition to the GCC states, said the statement from Dubai Investments.
 
The massive recognition for EFG, which is part of Glass LLC, reflects its commitment to adhering to occupational health and safety guidelines, it added.
 
Ghassan Mashal, the general manager of EFG, received an award and a certificate for the milestone from Nabeel Saleh Al Awlaqi, HSE director at Industrial Development Bureau, during a ceremony held at the EFG plant in Abu Dhabi. 
 
Saeed Eisa Al Khyeli, the director general of ZonesCorp, was the chief guest on the occasion.
 
On the achievement, Mashal said: "EFG is honoured to achieve this special milestone and appreciation award for the second time, which is a testimony of the company’s commitment towards a safe working environment to all its employees and adhering to the best occupational, health and safety standards."
 
"This milestone is commendable considering the risks and hazards involved in the float glass manufacturing processes," stated the top official. 
 
"EFG is thankful to Department of Economic Development [DED], IDB, Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Centre, ZonesCorp and other government authorities for their support in achieving this milestone," he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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