Dubai's ZAFCO opens new facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone
Tyre, battery and lubricant distributor ZAFCO opened a new auditorium and recreation centre in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) last week, the free zone announced.
ZAFCO declared its auditorium officially open during a ceremony attended by several senior Jafza officials, including Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, deputy CEO of Jafza, Samir Chaturvedi, SVP Customer Relations and Mohamed Al Banna, VP Commercial Sales.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr Al Janahi said: “Since establishing its regional hub in Jafza in 1993, ZAFCO has gone from strength to strength. This new facility is testament to the company’s ability to grow and succeed. This auditorium is more than a result of past success; it is a stepping stone to future growth. Jafza is proud to be a part of ZAFCO’s journey, and will continue to support ZAFCO as this facility helps them on the way to greatness.”
ZAFCO’s auditorium, located in Jafza’s South Zone, has the capacity to seat over 100 people and is equipped with state-of-the-art conference rooms as well as recreation facilities for ZAFCO employees. These facilities will provide a tailored location to support the company’s staff through events and education as the company continues to grow.
The new facility is an extension of the company’s long standing regional hub in the Free Zone, a 1 million sq ft distribution centre that one of the largest tyre distribution centres in the Middle East Region. Distributing tyres, batteries and lubricants to over 800 customers in over 80 countries facilitates an annual turnover of over AED 1 billion. ZAFCO’s clients include giants such as Michelin, Pirelli, Roadstone, Otani, Nitto, Double Coin, MRF and Zeetex.
This new facility is the latest achievement for ZAFCO, continuing their success story in the Free Zone after receiving ISO Accreditation in 2010 and Dubai Customs Gold Accreditation and Best Client Award in 2011.