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Labtec looking for overseas business

Labtec recently participated in a local event with an eye on attracting further international interest in its laboratory furniture and lifting its market share in the UAE.

The company, a leading regional player in the design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning of laboratory furniture solutions and a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, unveiled its range of modular laboratory furniture solutions at Arablab, the premier exhibition for the region’s analytical industry held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The company displayed its laboratory furniture and fittings, fume cupboards, acid resistant work tops and special counters used in the laboratories of hospitals, schools, universities, research centres and industries.

Labtec general manager Muhammad Tariq said: “Amidst the exponential growth in the healthcare and educational sectors across the Middle East, there is a phenomenal demand for high quality laboratory furniture solutions. Labtec is well equipped to cater to this inherent demand by offering our innovative product lines designed to meet different industry requirements.”

Through its participation, Labtec looked into tapping into new business opportunities and building strategic alliances with technology leaders and furniture solutions providers from around the globe in order to advance its strategy of product diversification, the company said.

Labtec LLC is an ISO 9001 certified company with manufacturing facilities operating in Sharjah since 1981.

With over 200 employees, the company creates furniture designed and manufactured to provide a durable and aesthetically pleasing solution. Its comprehensive turnkey solution starts from consultancy to providing full planning, design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning services. With installations in 22 countries, and years of experience in equipping everything from chemistry to language laboratories, Labtec is also able to provide tailor-made solutions for facilities such as lecture halls, training facilities, computer rooms and specially designed office furniture.

Labtec’s major markets are the GCC region and wider Middle East, Africa and the Asian states of India, Bangladesh, China, Malaysia and Kazakhstan.



One of its major projects in Africa was the supply and installation of laboratory furniture for the University of Khartoum’s new science laboratory.

Among local projects it completed was a contract from Adnoc involving the design, supply and installation of laboratory furniture for the Petroleum Institute Ladies Campus in Abu Dhabi. Furniture was delivered for a number of laboratories including historical geology, geosciences, reservoir fluid properties, machine tools, reservoir rock, chemicals, physics, instruments, thermodynamics, reactor, signal analysis, power distribution, stratigraphy-paleontology, materials and computer.

Labtec also supplied and installed laboratory furniture at the University of Sharjah Teaching Hospital. Material delivered included pharmacy furniture; utility area requirements; furniture for sterilisation areas, nurse stations and counters; melamine-laminated wooden doors; wooden and metal door frames; fire-rated doors and window screens.