DUBAI ALUMINIUM (DUBAL)
|Headquarters:||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Area Served:||Far East, Europe, the ASEAN region, the Middle East and Mediterranean region, and the Americas|
|Key People:||Abdulla J M Kalban, President & CEO|
|Annual Production:||1 million metric tons|
Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL) owns and operates one of the world's largest single-site aluminium smelters. DUBAL is renowned internationally for its high quality and service standards, premium-purity products, and industry expertise. Entirely state-owned, the company is one of the largest non-oil contributors to the economy of Dubai and is widely regarded as the industrial flagship of the United Arab Emirates.
Built on a 480-hectare site in Jebel Ali, the major facilities of DUBAL's smelter complex include a one-million-metric-ton-per-year primary aluminium smelter, a 2,350-megawatt power station (at 30°C), a large carbon plant, casting operations with a capability of more than 1,161,000 metric tons per year, a 30-million-gallon-per-day seawater desalination plant, laboratories, a port and storage facilities.
The Jebel Ali site produces high-quality finished aluminium products in three main forms: foundry alloy for automotive applications; extrusion billet for construction, industrial, forging and transportation purposes; and high-purity aluminium for the electronics and aerospace industries. More than 300 customers are served, predominantly in the Far East, Europe, the Asian region, the Middle East and Mediterranean region, and the Americas.