Emirates Building Systems Co. (EBS), established in the year 1997, is a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, and one of the leading manufacturers of steel structures in the Middle East. The company, having successfully completed 25 years in the steel business, further bolsters Dubai Investments business portfolio in the steel business across the region and globally.
EBS designs, manufactures, and constructs exceptional quality steel structures. This is clear in the company’s portfolio which consists of several superior and distinguished steel building projects.
EBS Silver Jubilee emphasizes a noteworthy usage of over 850,000 tonnes of steel for 6,200 projects in more than fifty countries, thus capitalizing on its technological expertise and an extended product portfolio.
EBS has established a significant international presence in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, African markets such as Algeria, Libya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Kenya and across Asian markets like Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan to name a few.
EBS maintains stringent quality management standards throughout its internal structures and processes. The company’s commitment to environmental guidelines and quality has been recognized with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certifications. The company has an annual production capacity of more than 75,000 tonnes, and extends over an area of 140,000 square metres. Apart from being the market leader in the UAE, the firm is one of the leading manufacturers of steel structures in the Middle East.
Abdulaziz Bin Yakub Al Serkal, the CEO – Building Materials Platform at Dubai Investments PJSC stated that it is a significant accomplishment for Dubai Investments through its subsidiary Emirates Building Systems to commemorate this 25-year milestone within the competitive steel industry. The organizations expansion of the export trajectory is a part of its strategic and robust growth strategy to enhance agility, diversify revenue sources and enhance competitiveness.
Al Serkal further added that over the last 25 years, as a Group Company, Dubai Investments PJSC has concentrated on leveraging resources and modernization to execute the best practices in manufacturing with a focus on optimizing supply chain, refining productivity and automation processes to serve optimally in the years ahead.
EBS focuses on maintaining a growth trajectory by contributing to the ‘Made in UAE’ portfolio of products
As Emirates Building Systems ventures into regions beyond the Middle East, the company is building upon its reputation as one of the UAE’s leading manufacturers of steel structures. In addition to the company’s business in the Middle East and the UAE, over 40 percent of products are exported to the African and Asian markets, which hold massive potential and are lucrative markets for establishing a steel business. The company has made a strategic business plan to expand and discover these opportunities and are anticipating more than 75% of their business from these regions in the forthcoming two years, explained Joseph Chidiac, the General Manager of Emirates Building Systems.
The state-of-the-art design, construction and drawings software is in line with international laws and principles and are used by the projects and engineering groups. Innovative technologies are utilized in industrial units throughout all stages of the manufacturing process, beginning from cutting of the steel, fitting, and welding activities and painting and drawing the finished product.
Furthermore, the company has implemented ERP systems, increasing efficiency, fostering productivity, lowering wastage of materials, reducing operational costs, and streamlining the process.
EBS has earned a robust business, with several top-notch prestigious steel-building projects to its credit over the years. The company’s projects portfolio comprises airports, high-rise buildings, power plants, refineries, metro railways, oil and gas structures, bridges, industrial units, warehouses, theme parks, coordination and distribution centres and dairy farms amongst others.
The company is focused on maintaining a growth trajectory by contributing to the ‘Made in UAE’ portfolio of products, thus enriching the manufacturing sector. The company aims to continually evolve, alongside maintaining the region’s growth requirements.