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Tawazun's APT begins production at new facility

UAE, March 7, 2018

Advanced Pyrotechnics (APT), a subsidiary of Tawazun, has revealed that it has completed the setting up of its factory and started production for a major contract with the UAE Armed Forces.

The company announced this at the International Exhibition of National Security and Resilience (ISNR) 2018, which kicked off yesterday (March 6) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec), in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event will run till tomorrow (March 8).

Khalifa Al Ali, vice-chairman of APT, said: “The start of the production marks a major milestone in the journey of the company which is the only one of its kind in the GCC.”

“Our core objective is to support customers with the right solutions to protect and maintain security for the wider community,” he said.

Abdulla al Huwar, managing director of APT, said: “Our management team, consisting of national and international experts, is working permanently with our customers from the Armed Forces and Ministry of Interior to deliver what is expected from us – quality products with competitive prices.”

“We have already started to offer this expertise to other customers in the GCC,” he said.

The company specialise in the design and manufacture of non-lethal, and less-than-lethal pyrotechnics products and ammunition. These products and solutions are dedicated to supporting armed forces and law enforcement agencies in the demanding and dangerous operational tasks they carry out daily to protect the society.

Operating from high-tech premises within Tawazun Industrial Park, APT works with international partners, research laboratories, armed forces and law enforcement agencies, to ensure continuous improvement of their products and development of innovative solutions.

APT facility, which has become fully operational, established five main product groups that include flash and bang, non-lethal 40mm low velocity ammunition with different effects, coloured and screening smoke, signal cartridges and training devices.

The company was launched during Tawazun’s participation in the 7th edition of the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience, ISNR Abu Dhabi, in 2016 and is a joint company between Tawazun & MP3, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service

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