Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), the subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, has announced that Gerab National Enterprises LLC (Gerab Group), a leading bulk stockist, is to establish its fabrication facility, manufacturing unit and 3PL logistics operations within KIZAD.
Under new agreements, Gerab Group will launch its presence in KIZAD and Khalifa Port by:
- Setting up Quality International Co Ltd (Quality International) within a 655,000 sqm plot at KIZAD and Khalifa Port which includes a waterfront yard of 172,000 sqm.
- Adding a 212,000 sqm plot in KIZAD and Khalifa Port for Flexigistic Logistics LLC’s (Flexigistic), its subsidiary, which will be developed into multi-user facilities
- Enhancing Samamat Flow Control LLC’s (Samamat) production capabilities by setting up an integrated production facility
Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “We are delighted that, Gerab Group has found Khalifa Port and KIZAD’s competitive advantages so attractive that they have decided to enter into a number of new agreements with us to establish their operations here.
“The company is one of many major institutions that have chosen KIZAD and Khalifa Port as a base for their regional operations due to our commitment to develop a world-class integrated industrial ecosystem that allows companies to collaborate and create innovative solutions.
“As businesses continue to leverage our unique value proposition based on connectivity and cost-effectiveness, I’m confident that KIZAD will remain at the forefront of regional industrial development.”
The expansion will also support the Gerab Group’s other subsidiary companies within the UAE, Flexigistic, a third-party logistics provider offering a one-stop-shop for various industry verticals across the region, and Samamat, an API certified premier manufacturer of Gate, Globe, Check and Ball valves that caters to both local and international clients.
Under the agreement, both companies will significantly develop their production capabilities within the industrial zone to meet growing demand for UAE products and services.