Steel Industries at Petrotech 2003 in Bahrain
Posted: 2 October 2003
Zamil Steel Industries (ZSI), represented by both its Pre-Engineered
Buildings and Structural Steel Divisions participated in PetroTech
The 4th Middle East Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition and Conference
was held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin
Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, at
Bahrain International Exhibition Centre from 29 September –
1 October, 2003.
Numerous attendees at the exhibition and conference included represenatives
from oil companies, refineries, and petrochemical plants, among
others, and the event provided an ideal venue for ZSI to showcase
its solutions for the global construction industry in general, and
the petrochemical industry in particular.
“The growing refining activity in the region contributed
to another successful PetroTech event, which also provided great
opportunities for us to highlight our leading solutions that satisfy
the construction demands of the petrochemical industry,” said
Hussam Al-Naji, Area Manager, ZSI stationed in Bahrain.
ZSI is one the major providers of steel structures to the oil and
petrochemical industries in the region. The company has a combined
output capacity of more than 9,000 metric tonnes of fabricated steel
per month making it by far the largest in the Middle East, Africa
“This is a key market sector for ZSI. We have been supplying
all types of buildings and structures to this industry for over
25 years,” said Mr Al-Naji. “These structures range
from simple box-shaped steel warehouses to highly complex refineries
and gas plants.”
About Zamil Steel Industries
Founded in 1977, Zamil Steel Industries (ZSI) is a global leader
in the manufacture of pre-engineered steel buildings and the Middle
East’s premier supplier of steel structures, transmission
and telecommunications towers, open web steel joists and floor deckings.
Products are marketed in more than 70 countries through a network
of 50 sales offices, 59 certified builders and 27 agents and distributors.
ZSI’s main factories are located in Dammam First and Second
Industrial Cities, with additional factories located in Egypt and
Vietnam. More than 400 engineers are employed in its engineering
departments in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Vietnam and India.
ZSI is one of three sector businesses of Zamil Industrial Investment
About Zamil Industrial Investment Company
Zamil Industrial Investment Company (ZIIC) was founded in 1998,
is headquartered in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and employs
more than 4,800 people in 50 countries.
As an international manufacturing and fabrication group, it provides
leading air conditioning, pre-engineered steel buildings, structural
steel products, transmission towers, open web joists and decks,
and architectural glass processing solutions to meet the requirements
of the global construction industry through its three sector businesses:
Zamil Air Conditioners (www.zamilac.com),
Zamil Steel Industries (www.zamilsteel.com)
and Zamil Glass Industries (www.zamilglass.com).
ZIIC exports to more than 70 markets and derives 37% of revenues
from outside Saudi Arabia. For the period January – June 2003,
net profits after Zakat contributions grew by 25% to SAR 31.3m (US$
8.3m), while post Zakat earnings per share also grew by 25% to SAR
5.22 ($1.39), up from SAR 4.17 ($1.11) during the same period in
For the year ended 31 December 2002, profits were SAR 50.8 million
(US$ 13.5m) on turnover of SAR 1.4 billion ($ 376m). ZIIC’s
shares have been actively traded on the Saudi Equity Market since
More information can be found at www.ziic.com.
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