Borouge and NAFFCO sign AED160 million supply agreement

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Borouge Plc, a leader in innovative polyolefin solutions, has entered into a AED160-million supply agreement with NAFFCO, the prominent UAE-based fire protection systems manufacturer and supplier.

This deal marks a major step in supplying NAFFCO’s local and regional infrastructure projects with Borouge’s advanced polyethylene (PE100) materials.

Borouge’s commitment to UAE’s industrial growth

Borouge’s pressure pipes, entirely manufactured in the UAE, demonstrate the company’s dedication to the country’s economic and industrial expansion.

Hazeem Sultan Al Suwaidi, Chief Executive Officer of Borouge, emphasised the significance of this partnership: “Our partnership with NAFFCO underscores how Borouge is leveraging its advanced polyolefin technology to enhance mega projects and support the UAE’s economic diversification and industrial growth.

“The two-year agreement will supply NAFFCO with Borouge’s innovative polyethylene solutions to enable local and regional megaprojects.

“We are proud to be contributing to the nation’s economic landscape and demonstrating that locally manufactured products are synonymous with global excellence.”

NAFFCO’s drive for innovation and sustainability

NAFFCO’s choice of Borouge as a partner reflects its dedication to innovation and sustainability, particularly in the production of high-quality, ‘Made In UAE’ pipes.

Ahmed Khalid Al Khatib, Group Managing Director of NAFFCO, said: “Partnering with Borouge allows us to enhance our offering to ever-growing markets such as the UAE.

“It is important to have a collaboration with a strong partner such as Borouge to cater to the needs of various infrastructure developments.

“NAFFCO’s commitment to innovation and sustainability, particularly in producing high-quality, ‘Made In UAE’ pipes, aligns with the mission of providing the best in fire safety.

“This collaboration underlines our commitment to leading the industry, driving innovation, and positioning the UAE at the forefront of fire safety technology.”

Enhancing regional infrastructure projects

The agreement spans two years, during which Borouge will provide advanced infrastructure solutions to NAFFCO for various significant projects across the region.

These include the Guggenheim Museum, the Riyadh city project, Mohammad Bin Zayed City, the Yas Island Development Project, the Dubai Hills Project, Heat of Europe Island, and Etihad Water and Electricity projects.

IFSJ Comment

This agreement between Borouge and NAFFCO represents a notable step in the UAE’s industrial sector, particularly in the field of fire safety and infrastructure development.

By utilising Borouge’s innovative polyethylene solutions, NAFFCO will significantly enhance the efficiency and sustainability of its fire safety systems.

This collaboration not only strengthens the industrial capabilities within the UAE but also sets a benchmark for future partnerships in the sector.

The focus on using locally manufactured products further reinforces the UAE’s position as a hub of technological and industrial advancement, promoting a self-sufficient and sustainable industrial ecosystem.

This partnership is expected to have a lasting impact on the region’s infrastructure development, aligning with the broader goals of economic diversification and sustainable growth.

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