Emirates Glass to supply Palm Jumeirah project

Emirates Glass, a Dubai Investment subsidiary, is to supply 140,000 square meters of its premium glass to the development on the Palm Jumeirah.
The deal was announced during the company“s participat…

Emirates Glass, a Dubai Investment subsidiary, is to supply 140,000 square meters of its premium glass to the development on the Palm Jumeirah. The deal was announced during the company“s participation in the Big 5 show, the largest annual venue for the Middle-East glass contracting industry. The company will begin delivery of its EmiCool Sun Gray/Bronze to the development by the end of November 2005. The supply contract will be executed in four months“ time. “This is another illustration of our ability to deliver world class premium products within the stipulated time frame of a project. This was made possible by the state-of-the-art machinery and equipment installed at our facility at a cost of more than AED 16 million” said Mr. Jerry Dowling, Managing Director, Emirates Glass. It is the second time the company has won the single largest glass supply contract during the Big 5, according to the firm. In 2004, Emirates Glass won the 100,000 square meter contract to supply its EmiCool products to the construction of forty towers at the Jumeirah Beach Residence development. Currently the company is in talks to supply 14,000 square meters of its glass products to two international projects: one in the UK and another in Singapore. Emirates Glass recently executed contracts for more than 67,000 square meters of its products to 10 regional projects: 42,000 square meters of glass for seven projects in Kuwait and 25,000 square meters of glass for three projects in Qatar. The firm is also in negotiations with various developers in Kuwait for an additional 40,000 square meters of its premium glass products. Emirates Glass has expanded its distribution network by appointing new agents in Iraq, Bangladesh, Jordan and Iran. The company has already started delivering glass to the new areas.