Pyrotek Inc. is to complete construction in November of a new, 6,185m2 manufacturing facility in Dubai, UAE. The plant, which is scheduled to be occupied in January 2020, will serve and supply the rapidly growing aluminium smelting industry in the region.
“This plant will grow our footprint in the heart of one of the major global aluminium smelting regions,” says Nigel Clear, Pyrotek’s general manager in the region. “It’s also very close to EGA (Emirates Global Aluminium), the biggest aluminium producer in the Persian Gulf.”
The plant will have an in-house design and engineering department and focus on manufacturing several major product lines and provide faster delivery of specific customized products in the region. “It’s all about improving our service and shortening delivery times – prototyping and then supplying custom products fast,” Clear says. “It is a very central logistics hub for the Middle East. Many of the vessels and much of the container traffic coming into the Middle East moves through the Jebel Ali Port.”
Pyrotek has been in Dubai for 20 years, and currently operates a sales and warehousing facility in the Jebel Ali Free Zone that serves the UAE, Oman, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and northern Africa. Along with providing products to companies in the aluminium industry, the existing facility supplies glass, steel, and noise control industry customers.
Pyrotek’s product range for the aluminium industry comprises consumable products, equipment and engineering expertise for smelters, casthouses and foundries. For details go to www.pyrotek.com