Crystal Arc to set up Dh20m Jebel Ali plant

DUBAI - Crystal Arc, one of the leading producers of handcrafted crystal artifacts, gift items and trophies, will set up a new Dh 20 million plant in Jebel Ali.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Mon 13 Sep 2004, 10:18 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 12:50 PM

The new plant in Jebel Ali Industrial Area will spread over an area of 60,000 sq. ft. and will integrate all critical areas of operations, including glass bending, fusing, architectural glass, sun blasting and acid etching for the construction industry.

The company will showcase its new range of ‘coloured’ crystal product range at Premium 2004, the 9th International Trade Fair to be held from September 13 to 15 at the Dubai World Trade Center from.

The company has achieved a world first by creating a new range of crystal products with stunning colours, using 'fused glass' technology. Crystal Arc's state of the art furnace allows up to six colours to be infused into glass at one time.

Mustansir Saifuddin, managing director of Crystal Arc, said: “The new technology will allow us to create a totally new range of coloured products, moving away from the conventional clear crystals.The expanded Jebel Ali facility will enable us to meet the growing demand for crystal products from corporate clients as well as discerning consumers in the Gulf.

Crystal Arc’s immediate expansion plans include launching a new retail outlet in Abu Dhabi next month. In Dubai, the company has firmed up plans to launch a series of retail showrooms, starting with a first one near the 4th Interchange on Shaikh Zayed Road.

Crystal Arc has been a leading supplier of crystal trophies to several prestigious awards, including Shaikh Khalifa Excellence Award, Shaikh Khalifa Industrial Award, Shaikh Hamdan Award for Distinguished Academic Performance, Dubai Human Development, Shaikh Mohammed Award for Young Business Leaders.

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