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Ras Al Khaimah Ruler inaugurates Sobha Modular Industries new manufacturing facility in the Emirate. (Image source: Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone)

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, a member of the UAE Supreme Council and the sovereign of Ras Al Khaimah, has recently presided over the opening of the new Sobha Modular Industries manufacturing plant in Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah

Sobha Modular Industries, a branch of the Sobha Group, is engaged in the production of aluminium facades and bathroom pods, employing state-of-the-art AI-driven CNC machinery and robotics within its 250,000 m2 premises. The facility currently has a daily production capacity of 50 pods, with intentions to increase this number to 100 by the end of the year. It also has a daily output of 1,800 m2 in aluminium products, with significant enhancements on the agenda. Additionally, the establishment is poised to generate over 3,000 new jobs in the area, bolstering local employment prospects.

Sobha group founder and chairman PNC Menon said, “We are delighted to announce the inauguration of Sobha Modular Industries, our latest venture poised to revolutionise the regional manufacturing sector in UAE. The grand inaugural ceremony of Sobha Modular Industries was graced by the esteemed presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, which reflects the project’s vital role in bolstering the region’s economic and industrial capabilities. Moreover, it serves as a stellar exemplification of Sobha Group’s unwavering commitment to innovation, quality, and sustainability.”

Ravi Menon, co-chairman of Sobha Group, remarked, “We are elated to announce the launch of Sobha Modular Industries, a world-class facility offering advanced production capabilities to positively transform the regional manufacturing landscape. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, for sharing his noble vision for the future and being a part of the inaugural ceremony. The innovative venture aims to facilitate ubiquitous development of local industries while augmenting the manufacturing landscape.”

RAKEZ Group CEO Ramy Jallad said, “We are thrilled to welcome Sobha Modular Industries to Ras Al Khaimah. This new facility is not just an expansion of our industrial capacity; it embodies our strategic vision to attract and nurture top-tier global enterprises within our emirate, where manufacturing makes up one-third of the overall GDP. The company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities and commitment to sustainability exemplify the innovation we aim to foster. Furthermore, it underscores Ras Al Khaimah’s role as a prime destination for innovative and sustainable industrial development. We are committed to supporting their growth and are confident that their success will inspire further industrial innovation in the region.”

Ras Al Khaimah offers an advantageous manufacturing environment, marked by strategic access to vital raw materials and a compelling cost-value investment proposition, making it an ideal setting for Sobha Group’s new venture to thrive.

Francis Alfred, the managing director of Sobha Realty, expressed, “With heartfelt gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, for his support, we proudly inaugurate Sobha Modular Industries, a significant step towards innovation and excellence in construction. With state-of-the-art facilities and a commitment to sustainability, Sobha Modular aims to revolutionise the construction sector. Our partnership with RAKEZ has been vital, and we appreciate their unwavering support. This step further reinforces our market presence and reaffirms our commitment to the highest quality and customer satisfaction. We aim to set new benchmarks for excellence in the manufacturing industry.”

Sobha Modular Industries has exciting expansion plans in Ras Al Khaimah not just to boost production capacities, but also support Sobha Group’s strategy for backward integration.