The Momin Group at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has opened a new manufacturing unit with a built-up area of over 10,000 sq m for production of vegetable ghee, soft oils such as corn, canola and sunflower and processing of soya bean oil for the petrochemicals sector.
The Momin Group has a diverse range of products from edible oil, industrial fats and lubricants to electronics, blades and sugar.
DP World Group chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem inaugurated the facility. The ceremony was attended by Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and managing director, DP World, UAE Region, Ebtesam Al Kaabi, head of Sales, Jafza, Abdul Wahid, CEO, Momin Group and senior officials.
Bin Sulayem said: “The food and petrochemical sectors are important sectors in Jafza and this new facility reinforces its ability to provide a world class business environment for manufacturing facilities and industrial-scale production. Jafza is the preferred hub for companies looking to establish their operations across the Mena region. We congratulate the Momin Group, our committed partners and a part of Jafza’s success.”
"We are proud to continue our relationship with DP World,” said Wahid. “Jafza has provided an ideal business environment linking us to international markets and customers around the world. Our new factory has the most modern equipment and we are ready to meet the demands of the market now better than ever."
Jafza is a major regional hub for the petrochemical industry, with 28 per cent of all oil & gas companies from the Middle East operating there. The sector comprises 16 per cent of Jafza’s total trade volumes and has seen steady growth over the years.
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