Gerab Group expands facilities in KIZAD through trio of projects

Gerab Group expands facilities in KIZAD through trio of projects
Published: 22 November 2018 - 7:18 a.m.
By: Logistics Middle East Staff

Gerab National Enterprises establish its fabrication facility, manufacturing unit and 3PL logistics operations in KIZAD, the freezone has announced.

Under the new agreements, Gerab Group will launch its presence in KIZAD and Khalifa Port through three projects.

It will establish the subsidiary Quality International Co Ltd (Quality International) within a 655,000 sqm plot at KIZAD and Khalifa Port, which includes a waterfront yard of 172,000 sqm.

A 212,000 sqm plot in KIZAD and Khalifa Port will be added to the existing facility for Flexigistic Logistics LLC’s (Flexigistic). This plot will be developed into multi-user facilities.

Gerab will also enhance Samamat Flow Control LLC’s (Samamat) production capabilities by setting up an integrated production facility.

“We are delighted that, Gerab Group has found Khalifa Port and KIZAD’s competitive advantages so attractive that they have decided to enter into a number of new agreements with us to establish their operations here,” said Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports.

“The company is one of many major institutions that have chosen KIZAD and Khalifa Port as a base for their regional operations due to our commitment to develop a world-class integrated industrial ecosystem that allows companies to collaborate and create innovative solutions,” he added

Abdullah Sharafi, President of Gerab Group, said: “Expanding the portfolio of assets is an integral part of our strategic plan for continued growth and development across the region, with specific focus through investment in domestic operations emphasising our local presence.”

“The main driver of this expansion plan is Quality International, which will provide a comprehensive solution to the regions process equipment manufacturing requirements,” he added.

The expansion will also support the Group’s other subsidiary companies within the UAE, Flexigistic, a third-party logistics provider offering a one-stop-shop for various industry verticals across the region, and Samamat, an API certified premier manufacturer of Gate, Globe, Check and Ball valves that caters to both local and international clients.

Under the agreement, both companies will significantly develop their production capabilities within the industrial zone to meet growing demand for UAE products and services.

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