The Sector’s presence has increased to cover over 3.4 million SQM across ZonesCorp and KIZAD
AD Ports Group recently announced that its Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster is now home to 95 companies in the polymers sector occupying a land area of 3,454,457sqm.
AD Ports Group has also witnessed an increasing interest from polymer sector in its Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster, which is spread across 550qkm of industrial and commercial land, and is home to over 1,500 local, regional, and international companies.
Based on a Statistics Centre of Abu Dhabi survey, the total investment in the Cluster is estimated at more than AED 140bn (US$ 38.12bn). Currently, ZonesCorp and KIZAD serve as the regional base for some of the best known companies of varying scale in the plastics and polymer sector.
“By addressing the needs of companies operating in the polymer sector through swift and cost-effective access to polymers feedstock, best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure, and logistics services, we are contributing to Abu Dhabi’s transformation into a major global hub for polymers conversion, as well as the nation’s industrial diversification efforts,” remarked Abdullah Al Hameli, Head of the Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster, AD Ports Group.
“Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster’s KIZAD Polymers Park has been specifically designed for the global plastic and polymers industry and has evolved significantly since its launch in 2019, serving as a catalyst to propel the polymers downstream sector in the UAE,” commented Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, CEO, ZonesCorp. Situated at a strategic location with robust logistics, Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster’s KIZAD Polymers Park enables companies to expand or enter foreign markets and has the potential to produce up to approximately 400,000 tonnes of plastic products annually.