Economic Zones World, Dubai’s flagship operator of economic zones, logistics and industry specific parks and Shanghai Yaming Lighting Co Ltd, a leading Chinese lighting company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify areas of collaboration across the entire supply chain of lighting industry including manufacturing, sales, R&D and distribution.
The MoU was signed by HE Salma Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World, the parent company of Jafza, TechnoPark and DAZ and Mr. Zhuang Shenan, Chairman, Shanghai Yaming Lighting Co Ltd in the presence of senior officials of EZW including Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza and Chief Commercial Officer of EZW and Rashid Al Noory, Chairman of Yaming FZCO.
HE Salma Hareb commenting on the MoU said: “I consider the MoU an important step forward in bringing world-class energy saving technology to the region in general and to Dubai in particular which is all set to become the region’s first smart city soon. As a facilitator EZW supports companies to reach and serve one of the world’s most dynamic markets in the region. I am sure the bilateral collaboration will help Yaming achieve its growth aspiration in the region while we will be able to further strengthen our position as a hub and a business catalyst.
Mr. Zhuang Shenan said, “I would like to express my gratitude to H.E. Ms. Salma Hareb, CEO of Jafza and Mr. Ibrahim Al Janahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, for the interest they have shown in facilitating Yaming to establish a proper distribution and possible manufacturing centre in Jafza. Jafza is, indeed, a successful free zone and a logistic hub with success stories that attract multinational companies to operate in a free zone environment and take advantage of the superb infrastructure that supports the kind of work we do.
“We are focused on providing the region with quality, energy-saving products in luminescence sector and solution to smart cities with the latest technologies that will reduce the carbon emission in use of such technologies.
“Our success story around the world, particularly in China, has been acknowledged through various state certifications and recognitions. We are confident that we can continue to support government agencies, private sectors, and developers to use our technology to improve cost and be able to innovate in their design requirements.”
Mr. Rashid Al Noori, Chairman of Yaming FZCO, commented that, “We are very delighted to have signed an MOU with Jafza. We are confident that this step will pave the way for us to focus on planning infrastructure for an extensive distribution center leveragingJafza’s pre-existing ground works. We look forward to discussing the infrastructure plan and set up a world-class distribution center that can effectively use the best available facilities that support our business in the Middle East, Africa and CIS countries. Not to mention that Jafza is well-located in the region and next to the biggest airport (Al Maktoum International Airport) in the world; this is a big advantage and cost-effective factor that makes Jafza the perfect platform for us to be in and sustain our growth.
“The introduction of the latest technology to the region is in line with our commitment to collectively and responsibly reduce carbon emission. By lowering the consumption of energy and reducing the carbon emission by the use of Yaming’s luminous products, we are sure that we are saving the environment together as one.”
Shanghai Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd. is a leading Chinese manufacturer and distributor of high quality, energy-saving lighting products such as – LED, HID, CFL, FL, control gears, E-ballast, industrial and commercial lighting fixtures, and other lighting components.
The 92-year old lights manufacturing giant owns a large number of inventions and patents in metal halide lamp, high pressure sodium and mercury lamp, and provides effective solutions in industrial, commercial, office, architecture, and street lighting applications.
The company seeks to strengthen and further expand its footprint in the entire region which EZW, through its flagship free zone business Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) serves. Jafza is the trade and logistics hub of the wider Middle East region that spans from West Asia, the CIS, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent, a thriving market of 2.5 billion resource-rich consumers.
Over 8,000 world’s leading brands have chosen EZW for their regional headquarters to serve rapidly growing markets in the region.