Emirates Glass awarded 100m dirhams mega projects

Emirates Glass LLC coating line at Dubai Investments Park
Updated 02 September 2017
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Emirates Glass awarded 100m dirhams mega projects

Emirates Glass LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region, has announced significant growth in profitability in the first half of 2017. It said mega projects worth 100 million dirhams ($27 million) have been awarded to the company across the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
Emirates Glass announced that it is executing more than 50 million dirhams worth of contracts in GCC countries and has also won contracts for a number of projects across Asia.
The new project wins include high performance, energy-saving, reflective coated glass products for the Ministries Complex in Kuwait, the first-ever greenhouse being constructed in Dubai named as The Qur’an Park, the Enterprise Command and Control Center — EC3 of Roads & Transport Authority, Dubai and ITCC Tower & Maad Tower in Saudi Arabia.
Within the UAE, the company has also won glass contracts for Akoya Villas, Nad Al-Sheba Villas, Dubai Hills Villas, Oud Al-Mateena Villas, 1017 Yas West, Al-Yaher, Tiara United Tower, Suites in the SKAI, Hathboor Tower, Mamsha Al-Saadiyat, Adnoc Complex, Manazil Terhab Hotel, Ajman City Center and other developments.
Rizwanulla Khan, executive president at Emirates Glass, said: “The prestigious projects for Emirates Glass are a testimony to the growth potential of its high-quality, energy-efficient products. The company has an excellent portfolio of projects in the Gulf region and beyond, which has cemented its credibility as a trusted supplier of glass products in the region and overseas.”
He added: “The surging demand for EGL’s eco-friendly glass further reinforces the growing commitment toward sustainable development and green building principles. With such quality products, Emirates Glass is aggressively aiming at increased market share in existing and new geographies. The company’s performance reflects how sustainability guides the decisions it makes every day.”
The objective of Emirates Glass is to not only provide the full range of high performance large glass panels, but also guarantee the highest quality standards available in the glass world, he added.


Bosch opens flagship store in Jeddah

Updated 16 February 2019
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Bosch opens flagship store in Jeddah

European home appliances brand Bosch has opened its flagship store in the Kingdom. The showroom, located in the heart of Jeddah, was recently inaugurated in the presence of Holger G. Ziegeler, the German consul general in Jeddah. 

Spread across 300 square meters of built-up area, the new Bosch store makes room for a product display ranging over 100 different appliances and models, all designed by German engineers. 

The showroom follows a two-story structure, with the ground floor dedicated to product showcases according to themes and categories. 

It hosts a welcome area, a brand heritage and innovation wall along with areas dedicated to kitchen inspiration, cooling, laundry, cooking and baking. The floor above makes room for a live cooking area and a “Perfect Kitchen” concept. 

“Our new flagship store strengthens our brand presence in the Saudi market and complements our existing network of outlets — which are currently in shop-in-shop forms,” said BSH Home Appliances CEO Tomas Alonso.

He added: “This purpose-built space will help us deliver the quality, innovation, design intelligence and efficiency that Bosch stands for. Bosch prioritizes innovation in the service of a healthy balanced life, and I look forward to people exploring the concept themselves in this beautiful new space.” 

The showroom will also showcase the strides Bosch is making toward intelligent eco-friendliness, where appliances reduce their energy and water footprints. Consumers not only give back to the environment but also save costs through reduced utility bills. 

The store, operated by Bosch Home Appliances Saudi Arabia distributor and partner Abdul Latif Jameel Electronics, also serves as a logistics hub for Bosch products across the Kingdom.

“Bosch products have proved very popular with Saudi households thanks to the brand’s association with quality, trust and excellent design. Bosch products are invented for life, with the goal of making life noticeably easier, healthier and more balanced. We are proud to be exclusive partners and distributors of Bosch in the Kingdom, and are delighted to be able to welcome customers to a new, easily accessible location,” said Hisham Hamza, CEO of Abdul Latif Jameel Electronics.

The showroom is open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., Saturday to Thursday.

BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH is the largest manufacturer of home appliances in Europe and one of the leading companies in the sector worldwide. 

The group was founded in 1967 as a joint venture between Robert Bosch GmbH (Stuttgart) and Siemens AG (Munich). Today, BSH operates 40 factories in 13 countries in Europe, the US, Latin America and Asia.