Germany’s Armacell opens new production unit in Bahrain

patric praArmacell, German-based manufacturer and supplier of industrial foams and flexible insulating materials, has inaugurated new manufacturing facility in the Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP)

Zayed R. Alzayani, minister of industry, commerce and tourism, said that the launch of the new manufacturing facility is in line with Bahrain government’s ambitious aim to collaborate with leading companies to anchor high value-added manufacturing and adopt advanced manufacturing technologies.

Khalid Al Rumaihi, chief executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, commented that the new plant will be one of the major drivers of the nation’s Vision 2030 economic diversification plans, creating new business opportunities in the region.

When fully operational, around 60,000 cu/m of technical insulation foam is expected to be produced per year in Bahrain, providing a wide range of insulation solutions for the domestic market including high-density materials and elastomeric insulation for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems.

The new facility is further set to expand Armacell’s footprint in the Gulf region, initially creating more than 100 jobs, added the company.

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