KSB breaks ground in Kizad

01 May 2013

GERMAN industrial firm KSB, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial pumps, valves, related systems and services, has broken ground on a service centre, one of its biggest, at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).

KSB has over 160 industrial service facilities across the globe; however, its new Kizad-based facility is set to be the largest in the GCC region, sprawling over 130,000 sq ft.

Raymond Hiel, general manager, KSB Service Centre ME, said the company has direct access to a deep-water commercial port and the only semi-automated container facility in the region at Khalifa Port. He added that being based in Kizad KSB it has proximity to some of its key customers in the region, including Emal and the Taweelah Power Station.

Khaled Salmeen, the CEO and managing director of Kizad, said the ground-breaking was a major milestone in Kizad’s progress and offered to support KSB in its future expansion plans in the UAE.

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