GEOfabrics Ltd, a Leeds-based company specialising in the manufacture of geocomposite products used in large-scale civil engineering and construction projects, has signed a long-term partnership deal with ALYAF Industrial Co. Ltd. of Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
The partnership creates a new venture, ALYAF GEOfabrics, to be based in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Dammam.
Established in 1992, GEOfabrics Ltd is the UK’s leading geocomposite manufacturer and their range of products are used in UK projects including flood protection, highways, railway track beds and land remediation as barriers, filters, waterproofing, drainage and reinforcement. Their products are also exported across Europe and beyond. The new partnership deal will enable the company to tap into the expanding Middle Eastern market where construction is booming.
Gordon Donald, Managing Director of GEOfabrics Ltd said:
“This is a very exciting partnership deal and a landmark in our industry. ALYAF Industrial Co. is the market leading geotextile manufacturer in the Middle East and we are delighted to have secured this deal – it is great to be a British company with a good news story and shows that UK technical businesses are still competing and winning on the world stage.
We have been working closely with the team from ALYAF for a number of months and have great respect for their engineering and manufacturing capabilities. We know that by combining our companies’ skills, resources and technical capabilities and building on ALYAF’s huge market knowledge and customer base, we will be become the number one choice for geocomposites throughout the Middle East.”
ALYAF Industrial Co. Ltd. pioneered the development of geotextiles in the Middle East and is renowned for the quality of its products.
Nadar Nafady, President of ALYAF Industrial said:
“We are very proud to announce the partnership agreement with GEOfabrics. They are a highly regarded British company and our partnership will allow both companies to expand successfully into new markets across the Middle East. This agreement is in line with our plans for diversification and expansion of our products and capacity.”
For more information on GEOfabrics see: www.geofabrics.com.