- Vimal Sahityani, Managing Director, Duke International FZCO
Duke International FZCO is one of the largest suppliers of structural steel and building materials in the UAE and the Middle East Markets. It caters to fabricators, end users in construction, oil field, petrochemical, maritime industries and also to traders. The founders of Duke have been in business of steel in Oman since 1974, and in 2002, it commenced Dubai operations with the name Duke Steel Trading Co LLC. In 2004, the company set up a large warehousing facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone. Duke further augmented its strength by opening an additional larger state-of-the-art distribution centre in 2014. Combined together, both its JAFZA facilities, have enabled Duke to service its vast clientele throughout the GCC and MENA regions.
Customer satisfaction is, and the company claims, will remain the prime focus across the group. Its adequate range of trailers, trucks, forklifts and cranes makes quick loading, unloading and prompt deliveries an easy task.
Duke´s strength lies in the broad product portfolio of structural steel, which makes it easy for the customers to get all their requirements under one roof. Duke´s extensive inventory and strategically located stockyards give it the logistical ability to easily supply the wide product range.
Vimal Sahityani, Managing Director, Duke International FZCO, shares his views on the current market in Oman, and expectations and products to be showcased at Infra Oman.
Expectations: We have been supplying products to many clients who are actively contributing to the growth of the infrastructure sector in Oman.This event will be a good opportunity, not just to touch base with our existing clients, but also to interact with prospective clients and buyers who are unaware of our services.
Products: We plan to have all kind of structural steel and building materials. Target buyers: General fabricators, manufacturers and end-users in the oil & gas, ship-building and construction industries.
Compelling factors: We want to be a reliable and efficient supplier of products that will be used in infrastructure projects. This event brings together the prime participants in the development efforts of the Sultanate, and thus, provides the perfect platform for highlighting our services to all such prospective clients.
Current market in Oman: The infrastructure and industrial market has experienced high levels of growth and is a mature segment of the Omani economy. We think our customer centric philosophy fits perfectly with the high standards of quality, service and efficiency that are demanded by our clients in the Sultanate of Oman.