A Destination of Choice in the Middle East

By Anantha Narayanan K 14-Jun-2018

Offering the Middle East’s most advanced industrial zone for aerospace and defence sectors, Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP) now bids investment from those who are looking for a vibrant business future and enhanced quality of life in the region.

Located between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP) is becoming an epicentre of advanced precision industries and strategic manufacture. Part of Tawazun Holding, TIP plays a decisive role in the economic diversification of the United Arab Emirates as a world class destination for strategic manufacturing sectors, with an aim of creating a more sustainable future. Offering the Middle East’s most advanced industrial zone for aerospace and defence sectors, TIP now bids investment from those who are looking for a bright business future in the region.

Faiz Saleh Al Nahddy, CEO, Tawazun Industrial Park, said that TIP, started in 2012, focuses on enabling the security and defence manufacturing capabilities of the United Arab Emirates. “We will strive to achieve this by offering a supportive environment to our partners through the creation of mutually beneficial opportunities, allowing them to capitalize on advanced and unique infrastructure, sharing of key services, access to skilled personnel, key customer proximity and supply chain optimization,” he said.

TIP provides real estate solutions to manufacturers with safety and security as parameters. Currently in the Phase One with 9.7 Sq. Kms. of land, TIP provides world-class infrastructure and nurturing ground to prosper business.  So far, 19 companies including local and international, have established their facilities in the park. “We are the only ammunition zone in the region with strict adherence to The International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG). At TIP, we are also developing a friendly community of the staffs by providing an enhanced quality of life to all employees in TIP. We have gyms, cafes, playgrounds, supermarkets, clinics, pools, movie halls etc.,” Al Nahddy said.

TIP’s focus sectors include Defence related manufacturing, Metal Basic Industries, Precision manufacturing, Aerospace, Oil, gas support & service industry etc. TIP serves regional and international defence as well as civilian manufacturing firms. The park carries the mandate to support its investors in all aspects of their business establishment and operations including regulatory support, project management, round-the-clock facility maintenance, procurement and logistics, IT, prototyping, testing, and training facilities.

To ensure hassle-free investment, TIP has a one-stop-shop, Amer. “It is a single point of contact for all the investors to facilitate all their business requirements from the very establishment to operations. Assistance is offered with various licenses, visas, all governmental coordination, logistics, mail, visitor support, various permits and approvals etc.,” said Al Nahddy.

In terms of logistics, TIP offers attractive solutions as the park is situated near to the army zone of Abu Dhabi. Companies locating in TIP benefit from operational efficiencies through a complete solution for all real estate needs in one location. The location provides excellent connectivity to principle air, sea and road transport links as TIP is only at less than or around 50 Kms from all major transportation and logistics hubs in the region including the Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi Airport, Jebel Ali Port etc, and less than 100 Kms from Dubai International Airport and Sharjah, Al Nahddy added.