Saturday 19 October 2019

Al Futtaim wins deal to supply Hitachi elevators at UAE worksites

DUBAI, June 23, 2019

Al Futtaim Engineering and Technologies, a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation, has announced it has won contracts to supply and install state-of-the-art Hitachi elevators across several real estate projects in the UAE.

The projects will see the Al Futtaim group company’s Elevator Division supply over 70 Hitachi elevators for major real estate projects including the Deyaar Midtown project at Dubai Production City, Rawda and UNA Apartments by Town Square and Damac’s Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences in Dubai.

A certified integrated management system (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2015 ) company, Al Futtaim Engineering and Technologies continues to represent strong international brands like Aftron, Airedale, Hitachi, Johnson Control, Toto, LM, Brilliant (BLT) and Kranz.

Commenting on the ongoing projects, Murali S, managing director of Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies, said: "We are delighted to be partners in some of the biggest and prestigious real estate projects in the country. The three projects further endorse our core competencies as one of the leading vertical transportation solutions provider in the UAE."

As per the deal, Al Futtaim Engineering & Technologies will supply and install 31 Hitachi elevators at Deyaar’s Midtown project.

The signature township will offer an array of residential, retail and entertainment options and the development will feature 5,000 sq ft of dedicated day-care facilities and sports amenities, said the statement from the engineering arm of UAE conglomerate Al Futtaim Group.  

The project is expected to be delivered in the third quarter, it stated.

Under this supply contract, 30 Hitachi elevator units will be supplied and installed at the Rawda and UNA Apartments project which features 10 residential apartment buildings with views of Town Square Park, the Courtyard and the Boulevard.

The luxury Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences, which is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, will feature 13 Hitachi elevator units which include ultra high-speed elevators supplied and installed by Al Futtaim Engineering & Technologies, explained Murali.

The project will offer a sky lobby with views across the Burj area, a private Paramount Pictures screening room, a rooftop infinity swimming pool with terrace and fitness and wellness centre, in addition to a state-of-the-art spa, he stated.

With over 40 years of operations in the UAE, Al Futtaim Engineering and Technologies provides total solutions to the building industry through its proven expertise in air conditioning, building products, control and life safety, elevators and escalators, facility management, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), scaffolding and access solution.

"Our experience across various nation-building projects and our reputation for on-time delivery and quality products have had a major role in these contracts been awarded to Al Futtaim Engineering & Technologies," stated Murali. "We look forward to successfully delivering these projects," he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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