23 Feb, 2017

Manufacturing

AFICO has state of the art manufacturing facility at its factory situated in Dammam First Industrial City. This facility has a fully automated conveyor line for producing rigid pipes, blankets, panels etc. It also has semi-automatic machines to produce rigid pipes. The in-house capability to produce resins as binders is an added advantage to meet International Standards.

The second factory in Dammam Second Industrial City, was inaugurated by HRH Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, on Wednesday, 15 January 2014. Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah and a group of distinguished senior officials and businessmen from the Eastern Province were also in attendance. new factory has an installed capacity of 24,000 MT, increasing the company’s total manufacturing capacity in its combined plants to 37,000 MT per annum.

The new plant will manufacture products primarily for use in the different segments of the construction industry. The additional production capacity will also enable AFICO to introduce energy-efficient, environmentally friendly fiberglass insulation products to the marketplace. These products are expected to assist local governing authorities in the GCC countries in the implementation of more stringent building code requirements aimed at increasing energy efficiency and improving fire safety standards