Photo Caption Ducab celebrates the “Flag Day” Dubai, UAE; November 3, 2015: Ducab, the UAE-based leading manufacturer of high-quality cables and cabling products, hosted a special ceremony to celebrate the “Flag Day” on Tuesday, 3rd November, in line with the initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to honor the national flag of the UAE
Ducab’s ceremony was attended by a number of members of Ducab’s management including Khaled Nasser Lootah, Board Member of Ducab, Hassan Omar, Chief Operating Officer, Mona Mohammad Fekri, General Manager, Human Resources, and many other department heads and employees.
“At Ducab, we pursue a course of strengthening our national identity, and set the foundations of loyalty to our nation and leaders following the Emiratisation strategy adopted by our government. Our flag is the source of our pride and is treasured in our hearts. We are delighted to celebrate the Flag Day as hoisting the national flag signifies strong loyalty to our beloved homeland and rulers as well as our genuine pride in being UAE nationals.” Said Khaled Nasser Lootah, Board Member of Ducab.
The Flag Day coincides with the anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan's accession as President of the UAE on November 3rd.
-Ends- About Ducab
Ducab is a leading provider of cables and wires solutions, and the first choice for many prestigious clients and contractors due to its record of quality and customer service.
Jointly owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai and Senaat (General Holding Corporation, Abu Dhabi), Ducab operates five manufacturing facilities in the UAE, that include Ducab Jebel Ali, Ducab Mussafah 1 Factory, Ducab Mussafah 2 Factory, Copper Rod Factory, and Ducab High Voltage (HV) Cable Systems Factory. It also acquired its first overseas plant, AEI Cables UK, earlier in 2014. The company has a manufacturing capability of over 115,000 metal tonnes of high, medium and low voltage cables and 110,000 tonnes of copper rod and wire per annum.
Through its innovative journey, Ducab has continued its strong rate of growth in specialised products by introducing product lines that are designed for particular sectors, such as PetroBICC, designed for the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical sector, RuBICC, with flexible rubber cables, FlamBICC, the fire-retardant cable series, and NuBICC, which is our 60-year certified cable range for nuclear power plants.
The product range includes High Voltage cables up to 400kV, Medium Voltage cables up to 33kV, Low Voltage power cables, control & auxiliary, wiring and lead-sheathed cables, Low Smoke Zero Halogen cables, and fire resistance cables, copper rods and wires, cable components and cable accessories.
Ducab has supplied electrical cables to a number of landmark projects in the UAE, including the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Metro, Emirates Palace, Burj Al Arab, Atlantis the Palm and Yas Marina Circuit. With record sales of AED 5.1 billion for 2013, Ducab is a regional leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of copper and aluminum cable products for the defence, energy, industrial, construction, rail, specialty and nuclear energy sectors.
Ducab is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company and also has certification to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety issued by BASEC (British Approval Services for Cables). Ducab cables are also approved by the Loss Prevention Certificate Board (LPCB) and Lloyd's Register, UK.
Earlier in 2014, in a joint venture with Senaat, Ducab announced the formation of Ducab Aluminium, a 50,000tpa aluminum rod mill. When complete, the new plant will manufacture Electrical Conductive (EC) grade aluminum alloy rods, wires, and bare overhead conductors. Environment-friendly processes will be employed within the mill, and liquid aluminum will be supplied from the EMAL smelter in Taweelah, Abu Dhabi.