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AGE Wins Best Quality Award 2020

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.

AGE Wins Best Quality Award 2020
Monday 16 November 2020

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.

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.

AG Cars Services rated 5 stars by ESMA

AG Cars Services rated 5 stars by ESMA 

  • The accreditation provides reassurance to customers that they can expect a high-quality service experience; 
  • AG Cars Services has served vehicle owners across the UAE for more than four decades.  
AG Cars Services rated 5 stars by ESMA
Tuesday 02 February 2021

AG Cars Services rated 5 stars by ESMA 

  • The accreditation provides reassurance to customers that they can expect a high-quality service experience; 
  • AG Cars Services has served vehicle owners across the UAE for more than four decades.  

28 January 2021, Dubai, UAE

AG Cars Services, part of the diversified Al Ghurair Investment group, has received 5-star accreditation from the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) for three of its service centres, in recognition of demonstrating a superior quality standard. 

Under ESMA’s detailed assessment and review, the three service centres – in Dubai, Al Ain and Ras Al Khaimah – were found to adhere to the high national standards of the country. As a company with a customer-centric approach, this provides reassurance to customers of AG Cars Services that they can expect top quality and a professional service experience when visiting these centres.

Commenting on the accreditation, Arturo Lujan, CEO of Al Ghurair Ventures said: 

“Receiving 5-star ratings from ESMA for three of our prime location centres is a proud moment for all of us in AG Cars Services. With the ESMA certification, our valued customers have even more reason to trust that they are dealing with the leading automotive service centre in the UAE, where quality of service, in addition to fair pricing, is our priority.

I am very proud of our team who work tirelessly, every day, with a determined commitment to never letting our standards drop. We continue to work closely with ESMA to have every service centre in our network 5-star accredited.”

Mohammed Maktari, General Manager of Al Ghurair Auto, commented: 

’Quality Service Trusted By Generations’ is the strapline of AG Cars - and with the ESMA 5-star rating, we are enforcing our commitment to our vision, and delivering on this promise. We are proud that our facilities have been serving the motorists of UAE for more than 40 years, with capability to service every type of vehicle – from two wheelers to large commercial vehicles – all brands, and all models, across our network. Congratulations to our team for this success!”

AG Cars Services has served vehicle owners across for more than four decades and, today, is one of the leading service providers in the country, with a reputation associated with quality service, trust and affordable pricing. 

Established in 2001, ESMA is a federal UAE authority and the only official reference point in the country for quality standards. Through ESMA, a new era of excellence and quality will be ushered into the national economy.

About AG Cars Services

AG CARS Services by Al Ghurair is the largest premium multi-brand car service centre network in the UAE, offering complete automotive service solutions under one roof, including RTA authorised vehicle testing and certification.

AG CARS Services has an integrated management system as per the requirements of ISO9001:2008(Quality), ISO140001:2004(Environmental) and OHSAS 18001:2007(Health & Safety) standards to ensure service quality.

For media enquiries, please contact:  

Sara O’Hara 

Group Senior Manager – Communications, Al Ghurair Investment

Email: sara.ohara@al-ghurair.com

Phone: +(971) 50 9299 540

Al Ghurair Foods and Al Ghurair Resources announced as headline exhibitors at Gulfood

Al Ghurair Foods LLC and Al Ghurair Resources, comprising a world-leading food manufacturer and supplier, and the largest oilseed crushing business in the region, are announced as headline exhibitors at this year’s Gulfood Exhibitions event. 

Al Ghurair Foods and Al Ghurair Resources announced as headline exhibitors at Gulfood
Tuesday 02 February 2021

Al Ghurair Foods LLC and Al Ghurair Resources, comprising a world-leading food manufacturer and supplier, and the largest oilseed crushing business in the region, are announced as headline exhibitors at this year’s Gulfood Exhibitions event. 

With more than four decades of experience in the food industry, the business is primed to share valued expertise on market trends, industry insights and predictions for the future global food market.  

Gulfood, the world's largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition, will take place from 21 to 25 February in the Dubai World Trade Centre. Find out more about the event here.  

AGI COVID Superheroes!

On January 18th 2021, our ReadyMix business arranged for an on-site vaccination drive to enable its people to put their health first and choose to vaccinate against COVID-19.   

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On January 18th 2021, our ReadyMix business arranged for an on-site vaccination drive to enable its people to put their health first and choose to vaccinate against COVID-19.   

The initiative ignited interest and passion across the Group and, just 20 days later, we have now vaccinated 27% of our overall workforce - working together, as one business, to make this happen.  

The power of teamwork and Think Group!