Al-Futtaim to distribute Johnson Controls’ products
Dubai, February 17, 2014
Al-Futtaim Engineering has signed a deal with Johnson Controls to distribute JC’s range of products across the UAE.
Under the agreement, Al-Futtaim will distribute high efficiency York residential and light commercial HVAC solutions and VRF Systems, as well as the Facility Explorer building automation system and fire, security and CCTV systems from Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the buildings, automotive and energy storage industries.
Al-Futtaim will be the exclusive distributors for Johnson Controls’ fire alarm systems in the UAE.
Dawood Ozair, senior managing director, Al-Futtaim, said: “This is a strategic expansion of our product line aimed at offering our customers highly reliable, cost-effective and energy efficient solutions that will help reduce their operational costs.”
Claude Allain, vice president and general manager of the Middle East for JC, said: “Al-Futtaim shares our vision to create a comfortable, secure and sustainable future for customers in this region.”
“Our industry leading capabilities are built on 129 years of innovation and will now be available through Al-Futtaim’s strong distribution network as well. This will make it easier for our clients to improve their building environments without having to compromise on energy efficiency or operational savings,” he added.
Headquartered in Dubai, Al-Futtaim also has operations in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
The company provides total solutions to the building industry through its expertise in MEP, facility management, elevators and escalators, air-conditioning, building products and scaffolding and formwork.
Johnson Controls serves the market with offices in UAE, Qatar, Egypt, Turkey, Oman, and Bahrain. - TradeArabia News Service