Pyrotel plant will be located in Jafza

Pyrotel plant will be located in Jafza

US aluminium major Pyrotek to open new plant in Dubai

October 2019

Pyrotek, one of the world’s leading suppliers to the aluminium industry based in Washington, is set to open a major manufacturing plant within the Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) in Dubai.

Designed by Dubai-based Pax-Kent International, the new plant is set for launch in November and is scheduled for occupancy in January next year.

The facility, which boasts 66,000 sq ft of floor space, will supply critical equipment, parts, and supplies to major companies like Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), said the statement from US industrial group.

A major company, Pyrotek designs and produces everything from large capital equipment to consumable parts.

To support the growing aluminium industry in the GCC, Pyrotek has been in Dubai for 20 years. It currently operates a sales and warehousing facility in the Jebel Ali Free Zone that serves the UAE, Oman, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and Northern Africa.

In addition to this facility, Pyrotek currently operates two plants in Bahrain at Askar and Hidd areas of the kingdom besides Al Khobar region in Saudi Arabia.

“This plant will grow our footprint in the heart of one of the major global aluminium smelting regions,” remarked Nigel Clear, the regional general manager for Pyrotek.

“It’s also very close to EGA, the biggest aluminium producer in the Gulf region that operates aluminium smelters in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. It also has an alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi,” he added.

Pyrotek said there is enough land at the site, located within the Jebel Ali Free Zone in western Dubai, to allow for an eventual doubling of the plant footprint.

The new Pyrotek plant will focus on manufacturing several major product lines and provide faster delivery of specific customised products in the region.

“It’s all about improving our service and shortening delivery times—prototyping and then supplying custom products fast,” stated Clear.

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