Greif reaches 1m drum production milestone in Jubail

Greif employees celebrate the one millionth steel drum milestone in Jubail.
Updated 29 July 2018
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Greif reaches 1m drum production milestone in Jubail

Industrial packaging specialist Greif has shipped its one millionth steel drum from its newly opened facility in Jubail.
Greif’s plant in Jubail is capable of manufacturing tight head and open head steel drums with or without internal coatings and gauges ranging from 0.8 mm to 1.2 mm. These drums can be supplied using tailor-made solutions that allow automatic loading onto chemical filling lines.
The facility is strategically located in close proximity to major customers allowing for 24-hour, 7-days per week operations and supply, providing potential operational efficiencies for these customers.
Abdennour El-Mosor, regional manager EMEA, said: “Our team is fully engaged and working every day to provide solutions that improve our customers’ operational efficiency and profitability. Greif strategically located this plant close to key customers to ensure a reliable, quality service that meets or exceeds their expectations.”
Reaching this significant milestone is key for our business.”
Greif’s Jubail plant is a specialist supplier to the chemical sector in the Kingdom and other GCC countries.
With over 13,000 employees at more than 200 locations situated across over 40 countries worldwide, Greif is a leading global supplier of industrial packaging solutions. Established over 140 years ago, it has an annual revenue of $3.7 billion.


AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Updated 16 January 2019
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AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Al-Habtoor Group (AHG) has clarified that the group and all its divisions, including Habtoor Hospitality (Habtoor Hotels) have no link or relationship of any kind with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises (HTE) and its owner Rashid Al-Habtoor.

This is following news released in major Indian and Middle Eastern media about a potential acquisition of the Leela Group of Hotels in India (Hotel Leela venture) by Rashid Al-Habtoor, founder and owner of Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises.

A spokesperson for Al-Habtoor Group said: “We feel obligated to clarify that Al-Habtoor Group in all its divisions and Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises are two separate entities. Habtoor Hospitality, commonly known as Habtoor Hotels, is owned solely by Al-Habtoor Group in the UAE and overseas.”

“... Any actions or business decisions taken by Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises or any of their associates are their sole responsibility, and Al-Habtoor Group is not liable under any circumstance for any damages or liabilities arising directly or indirectly from Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises business ventures.”