Abu Dhabi ports builds a steel foundry


stainless-steel-casting-parts-74242Following a Musataha agreement with Advanced Manufacturing Solutions LLC (AMS), a subsidiary of the FourWinds Group of Companies, Abu Dhabi Ports is is going to build a steel foundry at Khalifa Port’s Industrial Zone (Kizad). The state-of-the-art steel foundry will produce automotive parts such as steep brake disks and brake calipers for the global automotive industry.

The new foundry will be developed in three phases and ultimately will have a capacity of 300,000 metric tonnes per annum, making it amongst the largest single-source foundries in the world producing automotive parts. The steel foundry products will cater for both local and international markets, exporting via Khalifa Port, for end use by the world’s largest, high-end vehicle manufacturers such as BMW, VW, and Mercedes-Benz as well as world leading automotive parts companies, Abu Dhabi Ports said in a statement.