More than 70 different coating products, more than 400 different glazing options and more than 27,000,000 sq.mts of glass produced in 25 years
A leading provider of energy efficient architectural glass in the Middle East and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments – Emirates Glass – is celebrating 25 years in the glass business. Backed by exceptional expertise and capacity for innovation, Emirates Glass successfully developed more than 70 different coated products, more than 400 different glazing options and supplied more than 27,000,000 sq.mts of glass in 25 years.
“Marking 25 years in glass business is a major milestone within the emerging glass industry in the region and Dubai Investments is extremely proud to be a valuable contributor in this journey of evolution. Progressing from a Terra G coating line in 2009 to the installation of a Jumbo Glass Tempering Line, Emirates Glass has come long way with a structured focus in business development and enhancement to be able to supply glass for high valued projects not only regionally but also internationally. The Company’s efforts are focused on leveraging the strength and the competitiveness of the glass business while contributing to the growing manufacturing industry”, said Ahmed Al Shared, Head of Operations, Dubai Investments.
With a continuous focus on product development and innovation to diversifying the product range from hard and solar control coatings to low-emissivity single and double silver coatings across the entire colour spectrum, Emirates Glass is well equipped to meet the most challenging requirements from consultants and architects in terms of performance and aesthetics.
The Company’s impressive line-up of products includes the versatile range of spectrally selective, medium to high performance EmiCool series of coated products, safety and security enabled glass with bullet resistant, fire resistant, sound control and laminated glass products, an innovative glass line-up comprising of ARMAX – the anti-reflective glass, Smart-Lite – a switchable glass that turns from clear to opaque and other glass products with coatings over ceramic and several other elements captured or suspended within insulated glass units that either serve as light diffusers or as purely aesthetic features that reflect the local heritage and ability to integrate traditional elements into modern and contemporary architecture.
Emirates Glass continues to enhance technology with the addition of the high-tech auto glass process edger machine, Jumbo size advanced technology 8 meters cutting machine and a Jumbo size Digital Printing Machine, facilitating high performance temperable glass products and innovative digital printing and coating options across the region.
Emirates Glass complies with the ever-stringent requirements of regulatory authorities, defining local glazing codes in the region and the Company’s high-performance coated glass products with double and triple insulations, provide excellent thermal performance with increased visible light transmission.
Currently executing projects across the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Africa and the UK, the mega projects for Emirates Glass are valued at more than AED 130M. Underlining the growth trajectory, Emirates Glass today employs more than 330 staff (executive and workers) with two glass processing units and a warehouse spread over 1360 sqm across the UAE.
Emirates Glass plans to expand its footprint across the GCC and the Middle Eastern region and aims to be the preferred glazing supplier that is capable of meeting the ever-increasing demand for high quality, energy efficient glass products complying with local and international codes and standards.