Fike Corporation inaugurates a full-service office in JAFZA

Fike OpeningThe US-based Fike® Corporation, a global supplier of precision-engineered products for fire and explosion protection, has strengthened the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) operations with the opening of a fully-fledged office in Dubai

Designed as a Centre of Excellence, the new Fike® MENA office in Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA), will manufacture some of its world-renowned, life-saving and asset protection products to serve its customers in the region.

Ahmad Al Haddad, chief operating officer, JAFZA, officially opened the Fike® Centre of Excellence in the presence of Brad Batz, President and CEO of Fike® Corporation and a number of other Fike representatives.

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, group chairman and CEO of DP World, said, “We are delighted to welcome Fike® Corporation to JAFZA’s thriving business community of over 7,500 companies. It is a major recognition of Jafza’s growing importance as the region’s top business enabler and the trust they place in our ability to support their activities. With the right resources in one place, we have the foundations for our business partners to tap into new opportunities with suppliers, traders and logistics providers.”

“The UAE’s fire safety systems and equipment market is predicted to grow by 10.1 per cent CAGR between 2017 and 2023 with a total projected value of US$400bn. The increase in infrastructure development, Expo 2020, and continued expansion of construction, especially in Dubai, will be driving forces for growth in this sector over the next 4 years, creating opportunities for companies with innovative solutions.”

Fike® products are expertly engineered to provide solutions for a wide range of industry sectors such as chemical, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, telecommunication, aerospace, food and beverage, governments, hospitality and museums and galleries.

Ihab Farag, managing director of Fike® Middle East, added, “JAFZA offers all the facilities that meet the unique needs of manufacturing and trading companies like ours. We look forward to serving all our customers in the MENA region from our facility here.”

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