Saudi FAL, Emerson launch new Saudi factory

New Saudi FAL, Emerson manufacturing facility in Jubail, Saudi.

Dignitaries and guests at the inauguration in Jubail.
Dignitaries and guests at the inauguration in Jubail.

Saudi FAL, a leading industrial enterprise based in Saudi Arabia, and Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson offering an array of process automation solutions, have launched a new manufacturing facility in Jubail.

The new facility is spread across an area of about 9,000 m2, and caters to a diverse range of industrial services. The facility can deliver an annual production capacity of 2,500 Fisher control valves and up to 6,000 Rosemount transmitters.

It can also facilitate the assembly and testing of about 3,600 valves and a yearly servicing capacity of about 12,500 valves and 6,200 transmitters.

The facility is also equipped with a process systems staging and integration area to support over 100 cabinets and perform a fully-integrated factory acceptance test for over 60,000 I/O systems.

Upon the official inauguration of the new facility, Saudi FAL GM Dr. Kamel Boustany said: “We have been the local business partners of Emerson Process Management in Saudi Arabia for the last 25 years, providing sales services and engineering.

“The growth of the local industry and demand for quality products has been on the rise in the Kingdom, which provides us with a great opportunity to expand our operations and explore future business opportunities.”

Commenting on the launch of the new facility, Emerson Process Management MENA president Dave Tredinnick said: “This new facility will offer a range of services and solutions and to further equip us to cater to the demand for our products in Saudi Arabia.

“Our commitment to this region remains unchanged, and this facility – backed by our facilities in Al Khobar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha and Johannesburg – will only help us provide our customers with better value. It will position us to better serve our current and prospective customers not only in the Kingdom, but also across the region.”

The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Electric Company, Jubail Civil Defense Department and the Labour Department have all expressed their support for the new facility.

Emerson Process Management is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries.

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