Leading UAE steel pipe manufacturer and exporter, AJ Steel, has signed an agreement with the integrated trade, logistics, and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – Kezad Group, for the development and operation of a large-scale steel pipe production facility in Abu Dhabi, to meet growing demand.
Under the agreement, AJ Steel will expand its current operations in Kezad through the development of a plot covering close to 96,000 sq m, which will bring its total to 200,000 sq m of leased land under industrial use.
The signing, which took place at Adipec 2022, follows the recent launch of a new production line at AJ Steel at its factory currently in operation at Kezad. It plans to enhance its production capacity from 0.5 million tonnes to 1.25 million tonnes by adding API-compliant steel pipe capacities from 1/2” to 20” sizes for oil & gas applications. Using state-of-the-art machinery and technology, AJ Steel ensures high-quality production meeting the stringent requirements of customers across the GCC, USA, Canada, the UK, Europe and Australia.
Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, CEO – Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – Kezad Group, said: “We welcome the continued confidence of AJ Steel in Kezad Group, which reflects our steadfast commitment to driving business growth.”