Air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration company Daikin has put pen to paper on a strategic memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) aimed at enhancing co-operation between the two parties while also taking advantage of Dubai's pivotal location as a vital logistics hub.
The agreement was finalised during the visit of Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and managing director of DP World UAE Region and CEO of Jafza to Daikin’s new facility in Dubai.
Al Muallem said: “The agreement reflects the tremendous trust and confidence Daikin has in Jafza’s capabilities to support and grow its business.
“With the company planning to further expand its operations in the Middle East and Africa region, we believe Daikin Middle East and Africa is moving in the right direction, from the right place.
“As enablers of trade, we are well aware that the business is built on the global supply chain.
“Our flagship developments, Jafza and Jebel Ali Port, create a unique business and logistics hub that supports global companies looking for efficient operational eco-systems to help boost their strategic plans.
"The new facility's green credentials are impressive and welcome Daikin MEA's commitment to exchange expertise and knowledge as part of our efforts to build long term bridges of collaboration.
“Our aim is to partner with our stakeholders to create value and opportunities and believe in pursuing growth in a sustainable manner. We are pleased to be associated with Daikin and are committed to backing their goals in this vibrant and rapidly-growing geography.”