GE Lighting unveils Dubai distribution centre

Investment to strengthen Dubai's position as regional logistics hub.
L to R Khaled Al Boom (DED) with GE's Tamer Al Shaer and John Lancia, and Dubai FDI's Hamad Saleh Alabdooli and David Harris
L to R Khaled Al Boom (DED) with GE's Tamer Al Shaer and John Lancia, and Dubai FDI's Hamad Saleh Alabdooli and David Harris

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GE Lighting has unveiled its first full-fledged distribution centre in the Middle East at Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai.

Spanning over 1375 square metres, the lighting distribution centre will serve as a strategic hub for the company to further expand its presence in the UAE, as well as strengthen exports to key markets in the Middle East and Africa.

The warehouse will have over 2000 products, bringing one of the largest showcases of GE Lighting products beside its headquarters in Budapest, Hungary. All products will be shipped in from Hungary and the other manufacturing centres of the company around the world.

Commenting on the significance of the investment to the region, John Lancia, director of government affairs for GE in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), said: “The opening of the new distribution centre in Dubai, underlines the commitment of GE to further strengthen its regional presence in the UAE. The distribution centre marks a key investment in the logistics sector of Dubai and will further drive exports and leverage Dubai’s strategic geographic location.”

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