Arabian Fiberglass Insulation Co., Ltd. (AFICO) are manufacturers of fiber glass, also known as glass wool, thermal and acoustical insulation products since its inception in 1981 with headquarters and manufacturing facilities located in Dammam First Industrial city in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. AFICO is the only manufacturer of glass wool Insulation products in Saudi Arabia with well-recognized reputation in different markets worldwide such as GCC, Middle East, Africa and Far East countries. AFICO is a joint venture between the Zamil Industrial Investment Company (ZI) along with Gulf Insulation Group (GIG) owns 51% of the company shares and Owens Corning Corporation of USA owns 49%. AFICO manufactures premium quality products comparable to those sold in the United States and Europe, under license in utilizing the know-how and technical specifications of Owens Corning. Over its 25 years of experience in the field, AFICO has developed its own expertise in its endeavour to lead the market in terms of its high quality products and services.
To ensure its proximity to the active markets, AFICO has sales offices in Dammam, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dubai and Beirut. AFICO is certified for ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14,001 (Environment), OHSAS 18,001 (Safety), CE-EN Mark and Dubai Municipality Central Laboratory (DCL-Mark) Company. AFICO products meet all the requirements of the ASTM, BS and DIN international standards.
To meet the ever increasing demand for Glass wool products, AFICO’s second factory situated in Dammam Second Industrial City, will be operational by early 2013.
Our Vision is to become market leader in the Middle East for Thermal & Acoustic insulation applications by providing world class products and offering total solutions.
We produce the best Quality Glass wool insulation products at the right price to our customers. We constantly improve our Quality by adopting state-of-the-art technologies & manufacturing processes. We meet delivery commitments and ensure customer satisfaction though our highly motivated employees.
Gulf Insulation Group “GIG” is a regional leader in the insulation Business. GIG operates as a manufacturer and Supplier of a complete range of insulation materials based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with manufacturing plants located in Riyadh, Dammam and Al Kharj. GIG was established in 2009 as a closed joint stock company. GIG provides engineering, manufacturing and technology to supply environmentally efficient solutions to projects across the region and beyond.
In 2011, Zamil Industrial Investment Company (Zamil Industrial) merged its insulation sector with GIG and became managing partner of the group, with a 51% controlling stake. The company subsidiaries are: Arabian Fiberglass Insulation Co. (AFICO) [51%]; Armacell Zamil Middle East Co. (AZMEC) [49%]; Saudi Rock Wool Factory Co. (SRWF) [100%]; and Saudi Pre-Insulated Pipes Industries (SPPI) [100%].
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, Zamil Industrial Investment Company ('Zamil Industrial') is a premier business group engaged in the development of innovative design and engineering solutions for use in the construction industry. Also a leading manufacturer and fabricator of construction materials, Zamil Industrial implements its engineering excellence through a wide range of products: pre-engineered steel buildings, steel structures, air conditioning and climate control systems designed for a wide range of commercial, industrial and residential applications, telecom and transmission towers, process equipment, precast concrete building products, fiberglass, rockwool and engineered plastic foam insulations, and solar power projects. The company also offers award winning installation and erection services.
Through its various industrial sectors, Zamil Industrial provides a broad range of products and solutions that meet the increasing needs and requirements of the global Building & Construction industry.
Zamil Industrial employs more than 10,000 people in 55 countries and derives 30% of its revenues from outside Saudi Arabia. Zamil Industrial products are sold in more than 90 countries around the globe, and the company operates manufacturing facilities in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, India, Vietnam and Italy.
For more Information visit : www.zamilindustrial.com
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is a leading global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass-fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune® 500 Company for 58 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability by delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of dollar 5.3 billion in 2011 and about 15,000 employees in 28 countries on five continents.
From insulating, roofing, acoustical, to basement finishing, Owens Corning's systems deliver maximum energy efficiency, low maintenance, sound control, convenience, beauty and peace of mind with warranties that are among the best in the industry.
Owens Corning has led every major technological advance in glass fiber technology. Nearly countless subsequent innovations have seen Owens Corning grow to a position of world leadership in glass fiberization and dramatically change the way people live, work and play.
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