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AJ Steel collaborate with KEZAD Group to expand operations in Abu Dhabi

The agreement covers the development and operation of a steel pipe production facility in KEZAD, covering close to 96,000 square metres

Officials from KEZAD Group and AJ Steel at the signing ceremony.
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Officials from KEZAD Group and AJ Steel at the signing ceremony.

AJ Steel, a leading UAE steel pipe manufacturer and exporter, has signed an agreement with Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi - KEZAD Group for the development and operation of a large-scale steel pipe production facility in Abu Dhabi to fulfill rising customer demand.

According to the agreement, AJ Steel will extend its present activities in KEZAD by developing a plot covering over 96,000 square meters, bringing its total leased land under industrial use to 200,000 square meters.

The agreement, which took place during ADIPEC 2022, comes on the heels of AJ Steel's recent launch of a new production line at its factory in KEZAD. It intends to increase its capacity from 0.5 million tonnes to 1.25 million tonnes by adding API-compliant steel pipe capabilities ranging from 1/2" to 20" for oil and gas applications. AJ Steel uses cutting-edge machinery and technology to provide high-quality production that meets the severe standards of clients in the GCC, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia.

Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer, Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi, KEZAD Group said, "We welcome the continued confidence of AJ Steel in KEZAD Group, which reflects our steadfast commitment to driving business growth for customers through our integrated industrial offering and strategic position at the crossroads between East and West.

The ongoing success of AJ Steel in Abu Dhabi is a testament to the vision of our wise leadership to stimulate the growth of our nation's industrial sector and position the emirate as a global trade hub. We look forward to being a part of their growth journey and future expansion plans."

M. Ismail, Executive Director, AJ Steel said, "The strategic location of AJ Steel in Abu Dhabi coupled with ongoing focus of UAE Government through initiatives like "Make it in the Emirates" have been major contributing factors towards our trusted reputation for high-quality and innovative products across key global markets.

The agreement to expand our operations leverages the readiness of the land area available in KEZAD and will allow us to maximise the benefits of its fully integrated trade and logistics ecosystem to serve an even broader scope of consumers both in the UAE and the wider region."

Established in 2006, Ajmal Steel Tubes & Pipes Industries LLC (AJ Steel) has grown to become a global brand. At its facilities in Abu Dhabi, the company uses integrated process systems to provide smart and custom solutions for a diverse range of applications across Oil & Gas, Irrigation, Water Supply & Sewage, Scaffolding, Firefighting, Heavy Infrastructure, Structural Steel projects and Geo Thermal Energy.

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