May 13, 2024

Quant Gulf starts maintenance partnership with Al Ghurair Iron & Steel (AGIS)

Quant Gulf is pleased to announce a Total Maintenance Partnership (TMP) with Al Ghurair Iron & Steel (AGIS), the region’s leading flat steel rolling and galvanizing complex. Under this partnership, Quant will take full responsibility for the maintenance management and execution at AGIS’s site in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The five-year maintenance partnership started on May 1, 2024.

Founded in 2008 AGIS is a joint venture between Saif Al Ghurair Group and Nippon Steel Corporation, Japan. AGIS boasts impressive capabilities, processing 500,000 metric tons of cold-rolled and galvanized flat steel coils annually.

Pekka Venäläinen, Regional Manager for Europe & Middle East:

“We are immensely proud to embark on this partnership with Al Ghurair Iron & Steel. I would like to thank everyone involved in this process. As we forge ahead, I am confident that our collective efforts will foster a robust relationship grounded in mutual success.”

“We are honored by the trust AGIS has placed in our capabilities, and we are thrilled to be part of this remarkable journey,” stated Ayman Matar, General Manager of Quant Gulf. “Our shared commitment to operational excellence aligns perfectly with AGIS’ vision, and we are excited to contribute to their success.”

Abu Bucker Husain, CEO, Al Ghurair Iron & Steel, said, “Sustainable manufacturing, innovation, digital transformation, and competitiveness are the pillars of AGIS Production Policy. Our decision to partner with Quant Gulf was driven by their proven track record and expertise in maintenance management. This partnership represents our proactive approach to adopting best-in-class practices that ensure the longevity and efficiency of our operations. We are confident that Quant Gulf’s capabilities will support our strategic objectives and strengthen our operational foundation. With greater access to best practices in Plant Maintenance involving Automation and Digital Technology, AGIS aims to improve its Industry 4.0 readiness.”

The partnership is set to leverage Quant Gulf’s extensive experience in maintenance management to ensure the highest standards of operational continuity and efficiency for AGIS. The agreement also highlights Quant Gulf’s strategic focus on expanding its presence and reinforcing its market leadership in the industrial sector across the Middle East.