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News Update (December 2016): REFCO Invest in 3D Scanning Technology by Creaform

The scanning device is lightweight and quick to operate. Capable of up to 0.030 mm measuring accuracy. Project Engineering Manager Martin Horne has been party to implementing two scanners to help in the engineering department and also in Quality Inspection. The equipment will complement the existing Quality facility which already comprises of a large format bridge type CMM, a FARO arm and an OGP extrusion profile optic scanner amongst other technology.

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State-of-the-art scanning technology by Creaform allows for quick analysis to help engineering and quality


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News Update (November 2013): REFCO Metals LLC New Dubai Factory Inauguration Ceremony: 5th November 2013

On the 5th November 2013, REFCO Metals LLC (Royal Engineering Fabrication Company) opened its new aluminium factory downstream (from Al Ghurair Group Gulf Extrusions) at Jebel Ali Industrial Zone 2, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The UAE’s largest aluminium producers including DUBAL, EMAL (of EGA Group) and Gulf Extrusions, will be the chief suppliers for the state-of-the-art facility.

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Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer and Majid Al Ghurair attend the inauguration on Tuesday 5th November 2013

The opening was attended by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO and MD of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Majid Al Ghurair, CEO of Al Ghurair Group and Modar Al Mekdad, General Manager of Gulf Extrusions. The ceremony was followed by a tour of REFCO’s outfit.

Majid Al Ghurair, CEO of Al Ghurair Group, said: “The opening is a reflection of Al Ghurair Group’s commitment to building a truly world class downstream supplier within the UAE to support its long-term industrial strategy. The new plant, while adopting the latest advanced technologies and the highest standards in sustainability and environmental conservation, will propel our country’s economy by boosting its aluminium products export, particularly for the automotive sector.”

“This is a major step towards enhancing our footprint and reputation within the Tier 1, Automotive, Non Automotive, Aerospace and Architectural business portfolios. With increased production capacity, we are now better positioned to capitalise on the region’s abundant supply of aluminium to ensure customer advantages on three key aspects, namely Quality, Cost and Delivery. It will improve not just REFCO’s competitive advantage, but the UAE’s as well, in the global market.”