Alubex’s facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Alubex’s facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Alubex sets eyes on larger marketshare

01 November 2017

Dammam-based Balhamer Aluminium Extrusion Factory (Alubex) is fully geared to take new strides in the aluminium extrusion profiles market with its wide range of products and extensive services.

Part of Balhamer Industrial Group, Alubex was set up in 2016, with its state-of-the-art facility located in the third industrial City in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

In a short span of time, it has established itself as one of the leading suppliers of aluminium profiles in the Middle East and Europe, focused on providing high quality products, responsive service and fast delivery to its customers.

“Alubex is committed to a perfection to satisfy the customer needs and requirements,” said Alubex general manager Dr Ibrahim Nassar.

Spread over an area of 24,000 sq m, Alubex’s production facility comprises of two complete extrusion lines; one vertical powder coating plant; wood finish horizontal lines and CNC (computerised numerical control) thermal-break crimping machines.

The company aims to achieve the highest quality standards in the architectural aluminium extrusion markets, in compliance with international standards such as the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials), BS (British Standards), EN (European Standard) and DIN (the German Institute of Standardisation), he added.

Alubex’s initial annual production capacity is 10,000 million tonnes aluminium profiles, available in painted and / or mill finish, thermal break, covering all the requirements of the market, such as windows, doors, curtain walls, rolling shutters, kitchens, light, decorative and industrial elements, Nassar said.

The products, he said, are available in two categories of dimensions: standard tolerances, which are applicable to all extruded profiles, conforming to DIN 1748 standard; and special tolerances, which are applied only on customer’s request, conforming to DIN 17615 standard. In addition, it also customises other tolerances as required by customers.

The company carries out regular checks for surface quality at different stages of manufacturing against approved Alubex standard reference samples to ensure the surface of the product is of good quality. “Alubex will supply high quality aluminium profiles combined with superior services at competitive prices that enhance the satisfaction of our customers,” Nassar added.

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