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Ducab Metals Business, DMB, a division of UAE-based Ducab Group -  one of the country’s largest manufacturing businesses, is showcasing its ‘Made in the Emirates’ product range to a global audience at the world’s most important trade fair for the wire and cable industry, Wire Düsseldorf.

Attending the event for the first time, DMB is a leading global provider of copper and aluminium products and has played a key role in taking ‘Made in the Emirates’ products to the world, championing in-country value for local solutions at an international level. It was established in 2020 as a new metals brand and a business segment of Ducab Group.

DMB is the only company in the MENA region that produces both copper and aluminium products and it is one of three metal producers in the UAE. As the company’s reputation is growing, its customer base continues to widen with new markets this year including Germany, France, Czech Republic, Romania, and Colombia. Its 2021 revenues were AED5.1 billion (almost US$1.4 bn).

With more than 75% of DMB products exported from the UAE, the company is now one of the world’s leading metals suppliers, delivering best-in-class metals solutions to over 45 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, and the Americas. It is also a major global exporter of UAE-manufactured products, contributing widely to the diversification efforts that are driving economic growth across the UAE.

Mohamed Al Ahmedi, CEO of Ducab Metals Business said: “Ducab plays a key role in supporting the diversification of the local economy, empowering the UAE’s industrial capabilities, and meeting the growing global demands for copper and aluminium. Our participation at Wire Düsseldorf reflects our commitment in Europe which has a very strong focus on the transition to renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions.”

DMB produces a full range of bunched copper wire products, tailormade to customer requirements, for use in building wires and cables. It is also a leading manufacturer of customised flexible copper conductors, with smaller wire sizes for added flexibility, used in the cables industry, in earthing applications and transformer end-connections.

Currently, DMB’s production of copper stands at 180,000tpa, while DMB’s aluminium output is 50,000tpa.

DMB, plays a major role in this expansion, helping to drive the UAE’s expertise and capabilities in the manufacturing industry while addressing the needs of a growing global market for aluminium. DMB operates a US$60 million plant for aluminium rod and overhead conductors in UAE capital, Abu Dhabi.  

DMB is also using its capabilities in the sector to drive the business with its CONTIROD technology producing high-quality ETP copper rods, flexible cables, wires and overhead conductors for the electrical industry.

By further developing our capacity for metals solutions and services, DMB contributes to the UAE’s flourishing industrial supply chain and supports the UAE’s strategy to champion industrial investments

Source: Asda'a BCW