Wednesday 6, January 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: Leminar Air Conditioning Industries LLC, leaders in quality HVAC ductwork manufacturing, has inaugurated its AED100 million (US$27.2 million) duct production unit at Dubai Industrial City (DIC). Spread over 325,000 square feet, the factory is fitted out with sophisticated, state of the art machinery including a fully-automated coil line with CGF-1 Integrated Flange system.

The largest ductwork manufacturing facility in the Middle East region will enable Leminar Air Conditioning Industries to exponentially increase production capacities and better serve regional markets.

Abdulla Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Industrial City, Mohan Valrani, Sr. Vice Chairman of the Al Shirawi Group, and Mohamed Al Shirawi, Deputy Managing Director of the Al Shirawi Group, officiated the grand ribbon-cutting ceremony at the main factory gate. Among those present included Sumeet Valrani and Thani Al Shirawi, Directors of Oasis Investment Company LLC, Navin Valrani, CEO of Leminar Industries as well as Dipak Bhadra, General Manager of Leminar Air Conditioning Industries LLC and other dignitaries. The inaugural event was also attended by Jim Mathieson, Managing Director of Galloway Group UK, and Ullattil Achu, General Manager at Dyarco International, Leminar’s joint venture partner in Qatar.

Speaking on the occasion, Navin Valrani, CEO of Leminar Industries said: “In the year 2000, Leminar Air Conditioning Industries ventured into the promising industry of HVAC ductwork. We are now leaders in the sector. In less than 12 months from the ground-breaking ceremony for our new facility at Dubai Industrial City, we are proud to have set up the largest HVAC duct manufacturing factory in the region. This revolutionary facility is a cornerstone of our commitment to serving as a global HVAC player.”

Abdulla Belhoul, CEO, Dubai Industrial City, said: “We welcome Leminar Air Conditioning Industries to our space, where various other organizations are benefitting from our comprehensive, modern and well-integrated infrastructure and facilities. It is our pleasure to host this new grand facility and all its personnel, which is a valuable addition to our list of business partners. Through providing all the necessary support and requirements to our growing community, we renew our commitment to accelerating industrial development in Dubai and UAE and positioning the country as a world-class manufacturing and logistics hub in line with the leadership’s vision of economic diversification for a more sustainable future.”

The opening ceremony was followed by a guided tour of the shop floor. Engaging workshops were also hosted to provide guests with insight into the state-of-the-art machinery used in the manufacture of spiral ducts, acoustic attenuators, fire dampers and other duct-related accessories.