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Kanoo Engineering LLC inaugurates 150,000 square feet headquarters at Dubai Industrial City
Dubai: July 22, 2010

Dubai: July 22, 2010 - In a landmark move that promises to chart a new growth story, Kanoo Engineering LLC, a member of the Kanoo Group of companies, announced the official inauguration of its main headquarter today at Dubai Industrial City (DIC).

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Mr. Abdullah Belhoul, Managing Director, Logistics and manufacturing cluster, Dubai Industrial City, and Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman, The Kanoo Group, along with various other members of the senior management of the group operating from Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia as well as its business community. The opening ceremony was followed by a guided tour of the facility during which new technologies and integrated solutions supporting Kanoo Engineering operations were showcased.

Speaking at the inauguration, Mishal Kanoo said "We are delighted to open our first exclusive unit at Dubai Industrial City which offers excellent opportunities given the economy’s rapid growth and strong consumer market. With this specialist branch, we will be able to share our unique experience and understanding of steel works related to the construction industry for the benefit of businesses in the country and continues expansion of our customer base. This milestone underscores the success of our massive expansion plan, and sets a precedent to our future investments in other progressive markets across the globe.

He continues, “At The Kanoo Group, we have always believed in nurturing relationships, especially with our valued clients who have remained loyal with us over the last two decades. It has always been our mission to be the leader in providing detailed engineering services while pursuing our commitment to various sectors.”

Kanoo Engineering LLC is the newly established division of The Kanoo Group, a Gulf-based multinational group of companies with over 100 years of entrepreneurial experience, providing a diverse range of products and services to international standards.

Based at Dubai Industrial City (DIC), the region’s leading manufacturing and logistics destination and home to over 500 tenants, the new Kanoo Engineering main branch will operate within DIC’s 560 million square feet of land. Located on Emirates road near the new Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai Industrial City, the location offers a strategic advantage due to its proximity to major highways and the Jebel Ali Port.

Spread across an area of 150,000 square feet, The Kanoo Engineering LLC is a one-stop resource for best-in-class metal solution needs. Apart from design, fabrication and erection of structural steel, Kanoo Engineering also plans to enter into manufacturing of process equipments which are less subject to recessionary pressures. While many of The Kanoo Group’s divisions and joint ventures are significantly active in the oil and gas sector, Kanoo Engineering is proud to identify inclusion of its in-house fabrication facility to the group’s product portfolio.

Kanoo Engineering LLC’s infrastructure is designed to meet or exceed International Standards Organization (ISO) specifications. Being the newest division of The Kanoo Group, Kanoo Engineering LLC is in the process of acquiring ASME “U” and “PP” stamps for design fabrication and installation of vessels and pipings in oil & gas fields and power plants.

The Kanoo Group will remain as an institution while it continues to earn solid reputation for performance, premium service and customer care in the fields of shipping, travel, holidays, machinery, oil and gas, power and industrial projects, exhibition and courier services, logistics, cargo, specialty chemicals and business centres along with other retail and commercial activities. The group has more than ten offices and branches in the UAE as well as joint venture companies.