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Bahrain’s Awal wins ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ title

Bahrain’s Awal Gulf Manufacturing, the region’s premier manufacturer of commercial, residential air-conditioning and refrigeration units has secured the title of Manufacturer of the Year, Air treatment at the 10th edition of the prestigious Climate Control Awards. 
The industry-acclaimed event, held today, brought together the who’s who of the HVACR industry in the MEA region, honouring the key players within the air-conditioning business. 
The event recognises the contributions made by the leading industry players in the form of innovation, technology, business best practices and transformation.
Pearl air purification unit, PAP1000 launched by Awal Gulf Manufacturing in the year 2020 against the backdrop of the prevailing pandemic was selected as the unanimous winner by the jury for providing a better indoor air quality thereby creating a cleaner world. 
The unit is powered by a portable multi layered high efficiency HEPA filter (H14) designed to remove viruses and bacteria from the air providing enhanced level of respiratory protection. 
The air purifier also uses the latest UV-C technology that thoroughly decontaminates the indoor air by killing up to 99.999% of airborne viruses and infections.
Speaking on the occasion, Ghassan Freiwat, Deputy CEO of Awal Gulf Manufacturing said: “The world is currently passing through an unprecedented time and Indoor Air
Quality (IAQ) has never been so critical to the health and safety of the people. Clean air is specifically vital in hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities to protect patients, staff and visitors from airborne diseases and infections. We believe that as leaders and experts in the HVACR industry for almost 50 years we have got a role to play in creating a safer, cleaner and efficient environment.”
The award event saw a total of close to 30 categories spanning the full spectrum of air-conditioning and ancillary products. 
The award comes close on the heels of an important year for Awal, which recently launched a new brand identity and initiated the strategic digital adoption of bringing the legacy manufacturer into a new era of development and growth.
Along with the digital transformation, Awal is currently spearheading a turnaround strategy wherein a total of six new products were introduced in 2020. -- Tradearabia News Service