International car makers choose Oman to manufacture brakes

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Muscat: A number of international car companies have contracted with the Sultanate-based Dunes Oman to manufacture the brakes for the cars they produces and distributes around the world.

Saeed bin Mohammed Al Shehri, Deputy Director General of Dunes Oman Company operating in the Salalah Free Zone, said in a statement to the Oman News Agency: The company’s production capacity is 36,000 metric tons annually distributed equally on two production lines, and the company plans to increase its production in parallel with the increase in demand for its products.

He added that a number of international car manufacturers have chosen Dunes Oman to manufacture the brakes for cars that they produce and distribute around the world, including: BMW, Volvo, Toyota, Chrysler, Ford, Land Rover, Audi, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Kia, and Renault Group. Dunes Oman also contracted with ZF / International / to distribute the company’s products in a number of European markets, and ZF company works in the field of manufacturing auto parts and is headquartered in Friedrichshafen, southwest Germany, adding that the company has other export markets in Asia, Africa and Latin America, noting The level of demand for the company’s products.

The Deputy Director General of Dunes Oman Company confirmed that many international companies contracting with Dunes Oman Company is a source of pride for the Omani industry and reflects the high confidence and quality it has reached, explaining that the company has obtained a number of international quality certificates, most notably the International Standard for Quality Management Systems Automotive This certification is one of the most prestigious certifications that confirm the companies’ commitment to achieving high levels in the quality of their automobile products.

He pointed out that the company is fully committed to the environment, as the company’s factory located in the Salalah Free Zone is an environmentally friendly factory because it depends on electricity in all its production processes, noting that the use of electricity reduces the hazardous emissions that can result from such factories. He added that the factory, which was built on a land area of ​​121,000 square meters, does not produce any substances hazardous to the environment, and the pollution rate is below the percentages specified by the Environment Agency.

He added, the raw materials used in the factory, and stated that the production process in the factory depends on two main elements: silica sand, which the company imports from outside the Sultanate due to its unavailability locally, and scrap iron that it will import from car factories in Asia and Europe, noting that Iron The scrap that is imported is subject to a number of conditions and specifications related to quality especially with regard to being free of impurities.

Saeed bin Muhammad al-Shahri, Deputy Director General of Dunes Oman, confirmed that the company pays great attention to the rehabilitation of Omanis and the increase in the Omanization rate, which currently reaches 20%. Although this percentage is higher than the percentages set for free zones, we have a plan to increase it in the future through training Omani youth, qualifying them, and attracting engineers and technicians to work for the company.

Dunes Oman LLC, a part of Brakes India Private limited is ready for the new opportunities ahead.

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