[UAE, October 2, 2013] - Gulf Extrusions, a leading global manufacturer of extruded aluminum products, has announced that it has received the prestigious DNV (DET NORSKE VERITAS) certification for the marine applications the company supplies, especially wrought aluminium alloys. The certificate, which reaffirms that all of Gulf Extrusions’ marine applications comply with DNV’s specific recognised standards, has been awarded to Gulf Extrusions in recognition of its strong focus towards quality.
Commenting on the certification, Modar Al Mekdad, General Manager, Gulf Extrusions, said, “Adhering to the highest international quality standards has always been top priority at Gulf Extrusions, irrespective of the industry we are catering to. We are therefore honoured to receive this important certification from DNV, which underlines the quality of the wrought aluminium alloys that we supply to the maritime sector regionally and internationally. Furthermore, this demonstrates Gulf Extrusions’ ability to execute its strategy on product diversification through innovation and new market opportunities. Such recognitions will inspire us to strive harder to reach new heights of excellence and exceed customer expectations.”
DNV is an autonomous and independent foundation with the objectives of safeguarding life, property and the environment, at sea and onshore. DNV undertakes classification, certification, and other verification and consultancy services relating to quality of ships, offshore units and installations, and onshore industries worldwide. It is one of the world's leading classification societies. As part of classification, DNV also certifies all materials, components and systems relevant to the safe operation and quality of ships.
Gulf Extrusions, a metal industries company and member of Al Ghurair Group, produces aluminum extruded profiles ranging from architectural, industrial and automotive sections to components for window, furniture, marine applications, transportation, and customized products. It also extrudes products for several European customers and companies. Gulf Extrusions was the first extrusion company in the GCC region to receive the Emirates Quality Mark certification from the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology.