2 new factories open at Dubai Industrial City
Dubai, August 29, 2009
Dubai Industrial City has announced the opening of two new factories in the industrial destination by Capital Industries for the manufacture of pre-cast concrete and MeFab, which specialises in steel fabrication.
The MeFab factory was constructed on a 213,000 sq feet plot area in the city’s Base Metal Zone and manufactures pressure vessels, single and double vault tankers and pressure pipes in steel, metal and stainless steel which are used in marine applications and oil and gas industries.
The Capital Industries factory was constructed on a 60,000 sq feet plot area in the city’s Mineral Zone. The facility manufactures pre-cast concrete structures in volumes ranging from 70,000-80,000 cubic meters for a wide range of construction applications including precast columns, beams, half slab, and pre-stressed planks.
“The growing pace of companies choosing to set up their factories in Dubai Industrial City is testament to the competitive advantage that the destination provides in terms of advanced infrastructure, strategic location, availability of support offerings and innovative services,” said Rashed Al Ansari, Vice-President of Dubai Industrial City.
“Our plans are on track and infrastructure works from road networks to energy and water resources, sewerage facilities amongst a host of other basic services having been completed as scheduled,” Rashed stressed.
Dubai Industrial City currently operates 2.8 million square feet of open storage lands, three million square feet of warehouses, unique double storey showrooms equipped with warehouses, four office buildings, and a labour village that accommodates 14,000 residents.
Dubai Industrial City is a light and medium size hub that is spread across 560 million sq. feet. It offers a comprehensive one stop-shop industrial and commercial destination featuring six industrial clusters including food and beverage, base metal, mineral products, chemicals, transport equipment and parts, as well as machinery and mechanical equipment.-TradeArabia News Service