AD Ports Group launches KEZAD industrial services
AD Ports Group and Al Fanar Gas Group to join forces for providing industrial services. The partnership will initially focus on managing selected utilities networks, spare parts management, and improved customer offerings
Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi - KEZAD Group, the integrated trade, logistics, and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi, has announced the signing of an agreement to form a joint venture between its parent company AD Ports Group, and Al Fanar Gas Group, part of UAE's leading diversified conglomerate, Ethmar Holdings. The new company, "KEZAD Industrial Services", will oversee the enhancement of multiple offerings to industrial customers and will continually assess and develop new specialised offerings.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, with a range of subsidiaries across the UAE, Al Fanar Gas Group provides engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services for major developers, consultants, and contractors across public and private sector projects. Its parent company, Ethmar Holdings, covers a wide range of markets internationally, including the Middle East, Asia, the United States, and South America.
KEZAD Group's integrated business ecosystem is home to more than 1,750 investors from 17 key industrial sectors. It covers 550 square kilometres, including more than 40 staff accommodation complexes under its subsidiary KEZAD Communities. The new entity will invest in developing new infrastructure and capabilities for superior management of its assets and widening the offerings being provided to customers.
Abdullah Al Hameli, Chief Executive Officer of Economic Cities & Free Zones, AD Ports Group, said:
"KEZAD Group is steadfast in its commitment to providing the highest level of services to our clients, including robust infrastructure and services for manufacturing and distribution activities across the industrial and logistics ecosystem. We know this is a key differentiator for companies in strategic industries, who need to be able to scale their operations quickly.
"Launching a new business division focused on these areas raises the level of service and safety available to our clients. The establishment of 'KEZAD Industrial Services' with Al Fanar Group will ensure improved efficiency, access to superior services and increase overall competitiveness for all our customers."
Moustafa Rashad, Group CEO, Al Fanar Gas Group, said:
"We are proud to have a strong and long-lasting relationship with AD Ports Group and KEZAD Group. It was mutually agreed to strengthen our alliance to deliver greater services and further develop the industrial ecosystem together. We have a deep understanding of industrial customers in UAE and across multiple international geographies that we will leverage to introduce new products and services through the Joint Venture with KEZAD Group."