21 October 2012
Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) made its US debut at the 2nd Annual Aluminum Summit in New York alongside Emirates Aluminum (EMAL) as part of its ongoing efforts in new markets. Kizad has been launched in various countries in Europe and Asia including India, China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, and Germany throughout 2011 and 2012. Khaled Salmeen, Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones, gave a 20 minute presentation at the Summit that highlighted Abu Dhabi and its economic vision to life in the US market and related Kizad to the international aluminum industry.
During the two day summit, Kizad's Business Development team met with with several US companies looking to expand their presence in the Middle East and utilise the unique advantages offering that the industrial zone offers.