MESC launches 36,000-ton PVC compound plant
Riyadh-basedáMiddleáEastáSpecialized Cables Company (MESC),áthe leading manufacturer of all instrumentation and control cables in the MENA region, has recently inaugurated a new plant foráproducing Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) products in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The inauguration ceremony at the PVC factory was held in the distinguished presence of Eng. Abdulaziz Al Namlah, Chairman and the Board Executive Director of MESC, Mr. Abdulaziz Al Duailej, President of MESC, other Board members, senior management as well as the media.
After cutting the ribbon, Eng. Abdulaziz Al Namlah, Chairman and the Board Executive Director of MESC, said that ôthe reasons behind setting up a PVC Compound plant in Riyadh-KSA is to cover the needs and requirements of all MESC plants and to have a steady supply of raw material that is up to the international standards. With this upstream expansion, MESC will be adding an extra competitive advantage to its existing and potential customers globallyö.
The determination to gain wider brand recognition and its commitment to shine in the international arena is shifting the company from a local to a global player. MESC has been at the forefront of manufacturing advanced specialized cables and has carved a niche for itself in this industry. Over the last few years, MESC has consistently set quality benchmarks in the manufacturing industry and created a world-class group positioned for further growth in the future, he concluded.
The PVC plant has an advanced laboratory with an extensive range of test and measurement equipments to international standards. This plant will not only meet the requirements and needs of all MESC Plants from PVC, but it will be able to serve and supply some of the local and international markets. The productionácapacity of the plant is expected to exceedá36,000 tons per year.
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) products are used in diverse applications such as electric cables,átubes,áhoses, door and window frames, toys,ácar accessories and other applications.
Swiss company "Buss"ásupplied and installed the production lines in the plant according to the latest international standards. MESC will obtain major raw materialsáfromáSABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corp) in addition to other local companies. This expansion will provide additional employment opportunities and Saudi nationals will constitute moreáthan 80% of workers in the new plant.
Briefing about the company:
Middle East Specialized Cables Co. (MESC) was founded in 1993 as a private local manufacturing company in the heart of the industrial city of Riyadh ľKSA to cater to the growing demand of the specialized cables in the region. It converted in 2007 into a joint stock company listed in the Saudi stock market. It operates regionally in the GCC, Middles East and North Africa.
Presently, MESC has three major manufacturing facilities, located respectively in Saudi Arabia, Jordan and UAE. All plants are equipped with ultra modern facilities, high-tech machineries and laboratories for conducting various routine and cables type tests to guarantee long-term quality.á They operate with clearly defined and documented quality systems set in accordance with the guidelines of ISO9001:2004, ISO14001:2004, OHSAS 18001 and BASEC for all activities.
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