NAFFCO: Firefighting solutions

NAFFCO: Firefighting solutions
NAFFCO headquarters in Jafza, Dubai

The vision is to be the world's number one provider of innovative solutions, protecting life, environment and property



By Ishtiaq Ali Mehkri

Published: Wed 28 Dec 2016, 2:39 PM

Last updated: Thu 29 Dec 2016, 4:46 PM

There is nothing that NAFFCO can't protect. Be it the world's tallest man-made building, Burj Khalifa, industrial units or airports, it has a solution in terms of fire protection and safety standards. The reason is simple: it cares and has a plan of action to protect with a passion.
NAFFCO's business is fire protection engineering. It is amongst the world's leading producers and suppliers of top-tier firefighting equipment, fire protection systems, fire alarms, and security and safety engineering systems. 
NAFFCO's vision is to be the world's number one provider of innovative solutions, protecting life, environment and property. And it has lived up to its vision. Today it is a proud Emirati firm as all of its state-of-art products are manufactured locally in the UAE. 
Its top-of-the-line products include all types of firefighting systems like sprinklers, inert gas system, CO2 and the complete line of powder systems. It also has the state-of-the-art fire trucks, rapid intervention vehicles, crash tenders for the airports, mobile hospitals (for refugees and emergency provisions), airport rescue firefighting vehicles, popularly known as ARFF, and different types of ambulances.
Since its inception in 1991 in Dubai, NAFFCO has grown to expand its businesses in more than 100 countries. It is located in the world's largest free zone, JAFZA. Its proximity to the port and a new airport has come a long way in buoying NAFFCO to spread its wings worldwide. 
The diversification in the UAE economy has given it a leap forward in business. Innovation and technology advancement in construction, maintenance, manufacturing, trade and retail sectors has provided it with a cutting-edge in realising its vision, and NAFFCO has churned wonders.
NAFFCO promotes fire safety and security by providing innovative life solutions all under one roof.
The four-time winner of the UAE's Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award (MRM) boasts a 12,000-strong workforce and a global export network spanning more than 100 countries.
For a company that specialises in fire prevention and protection, safety is of paramount importance. The company is equally committed to the development of products and services that are environmentally friendly. NAFFCO has a vast portfolio of 'green' fire prevention and protection products, ranging from eco-friendly extinguishers to fire-suppression systems.
As a provider of total fire protection systems, NAFFCO undertakes turnkey projects starting from design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of various systems like fire detection, fire alarm, fire suppression and fire fighting systems, which are convenient and tailor-made according to the needs and requirements of customers.
Its products comply with international quality management systems such as ISO 9001 Quality Management System certified by UL, BSI and LPCB together with ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems for occupational safety by ULDQS. Last but not the least, NAFFCO has implemented a new innovative monitoring system, which enables it to monitor fire pump 24/7 wherever it is. In line with the strict application of codes and standards and the country's momentum to develop, NAFFCO has proudly developed the cloud system to go along with the vision of the UAE Civil Defence.
- mehkri@khaleejtimes.com

Prestigious Projects
Burj Khalifa
Dubai Metro
Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central)
Jumeirah Beach Residence
Mall of the Emirates
Mirdif City Centre
Palm Jumeirah
The Address Downtown
ADIC
Masdar City
Paris Sorbonne University, Abu Dhabi
Yas Island
AWARDS
Four-time recipient of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for manufacturing excellence
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and the Ruler of Dubai conferred awards to NAFFCO for:
2005: Exports
2006: Manufacturing
2008: Dubai Quality Award
2010: Manufacturing
2013: Manufacturing
2014: Free Zone Company of the Year presented by Dubai Trade
PRODUCTS
Fire extinguishers
Fire rated cabinets
Fire hoses and reels
High capacity fire pumps
Mobile firefighting systems, including Inert Gas and CAF systems
Fire-rated doors
Fire detection and alarm systems
Rescue vehicles
Fire trucks
Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles
Live Line Maintenance Platform


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