AG Engineering wins Dubai Quality Appreciation Award 2020 for demonstrating commitment to business performance excellence
- AG Engineering becomes sole Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) business recognised in the Construction sector for the 2020 Awards;
- Recognised for progressive approach to developing innovative engineering solutions that meet world-class standards;
- The Award marks the business’ third major accolade in 2020.
15th November 2020, Dubai, UAE:
AG Engineering, part of the diversified Al Ghurair Investment group, has been selected as the winner of the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award (DQAA) in the Construction category at the 26th Business Excellence Awards ceremony held in Dubai, UAE on 11th November 2020. In the first virtual ceremony in the Awards’ history, the Dubai Economic Department (DED) honoured the winners under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Held annually, the Business Excellence Awards honour the sustained high-quality performance, achievements and excellence of various businesses and entities. Falling under this umbrella, the DQA recognizes those companies and institutions who continue to adopt a policy of excellence, deliver a best-in-class service standard, and who are committed to driving performance excellence.
AG Engineering received the DQA in recognition of its progressive approach to developing innovative engineering solutions that set a high-quality standard, raising the benchmark across the building and infrastructure industry. In this year’s Awards, AG Engineering was the only business or institution recognised in the Construction sector, operating in building and infrastructure.
When the company was formed in 2017, it was built upon the transformative EFQM Model for Business Excellence, putting a commitment to performance and innovation at is very core, from the outset. With these leading principles, AG Engineering has already achieved a number of international accreditations in quality and health and safety. Earlier this year, the business was awarded the Shaik Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) - Silver Category, along with the prestigious Five Star rating from British Safety Council for Health & Safety, making the DQAA AG Engineering’s third major accolade in 2020.
Speaking about the Award, Jacob John, CEO, AG Engineering commented: “I am privileged to receive this award on behalf of our outstanding team at AG Engineering, and I would like to thank the Dubai Department of Economic Development for this recognition. Winning the Dubai Quality Award is a testament to the values, principles and vision at the very heart of our business. I am proud of our team, who have made this happen, working with a tireless commitment to never letting our standards drop, instead seeking out ways to continuously improve and excel. This is just the start of our journey – we are excited to continue striving for excellence in future!”
John Iossifidis, Group CEO, Al Ghurair Investment said: “Receiving the Dubai Quality Awards is a great honour, and I would like to extend my congratulations to the team at AG Engineering for continuing to pioneer an uplift in industry quality standards. As a business born in the UAE, Al Ghurair Investment’s journey towards sustainable growth is aligned to that of the long-term economic vision of the country itself. By demonstrating an enduring commitment to business excellence, AG Engineering not only cements its legacy as a trusted, quality provider, it also raises the bar for the wider industry, driving value-added change for the future economy.”
About AG Engineering
AG Engineering LLC is a specialised building services and infrastructure projects company operating in the UAE construction sector. The organisation was established through the restructuring of one of the largest construction conglomerates in the Middle East by the Al Ghurair Investment in 2017. AG Engineering has accredited engineers in-house with designing experience that offers turnkey services, particularly in data centre projects and district cooling plants.
AG Engineering operates and maintains robust quality, health, safety, environmental and business continuity management systems, aligned with the globally-recognised EFQM model for Business Excellence. The pivotal point of strength at AG Engineering is its leadership team, who are highly qualified, broadly experienced, and strongly established in the industry.
About the Dubai Quality Award
The Dubai Quality Award (DQA) was introduced in 1994 by Dubai’s Department of Economic Development. The award, which is based on the Excellence Model of the European Foundation for Quality Management was inspired by the vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. It is presented to companies that have demonstrated a commitment to best practices in their respective fields, and is open to all companies operating in the UAE.