Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Kanoo Machinery scoops major awards at Bobcat’s MEA Dealer Meeting 2018

Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Machinery, a member of The Kanoo Group and one of the exclusive dealers of world’s leading brands received four distinguished awards at the recent Bobcat’s MEA Dealer Meeting 2018 held in Oman.
 Representatives of Kanoo Machinery were awarded: ‘After Market Excellence Performance in 2017 – Capture Rate’, ‘After Market Excellence Performance in 2017 – Customer Support’, ‘Best Revenue Improvement’ and ‘Gain of MS in CTL, SSL, TLS, MHEX’.

M.K. Manoj Kumar, Divisional Parts Manager – UAE, Kanoo Machinery, said, “To be recognised as a top performing dealer amongst the very strong Bobcat network requires strong focus and incredible teamwork. I am so proud of the entire team for our commitment to one another and especially to our customers throughout 2017, which culminated in achieving these prestigious awards.”

“We’re honoured to be one of the best performers in 2017 for the entire Middle East and Africa in terms of machine sales, after sales, parts and service support. We have the best revenue improvement for the Attachments business and a market share growth in all segments – skid loaders, back loaders, telehandlers and mini excavators. These are achievements that came after hard work and team efforts,” added Ahmad Swaid, Brand Manager – Bobcat Construction Equipment UAE, Kanoo Machinery.

Bryan Eaton, Divisional Product Support Manager – UAE, Kanoo Machinery, further said, “Kanoo Machinery is the only dealer that got 3 different awards simultaneously for sales, service and parts. With such a distinction, we will continue to exemplify excellence across the board while also portraying the values expected of a winning organization.”
The award is being presented annually to the best-performing dealers for excellence in providing great sales, as well as efficient and reliable after-sales support including product servicing and training on how to optimise the use of the machines.

For over 40 years, Kanoo Machinery has been committed to delivering industry-leading support to customers across the Region, backed by Bobcat’s strong and famous brand, and quality of products.
See also: Kanoo Machinery's Open Day generates enquiries & revenues over AED 1 Million 


About Kanoo Machinery


Kanoo Machinery is a member of The Kanoo Group, one of the largest family-owned conglomerates in the Middle East established in 1890. Since mid-1960s, Kanoo Machinery represents a wide range of leading international equipment brands/manufacturers within such areas as maintenance and construction, earth-moving machinery, cranes and material handling, power generation, marine power, airport equipment, welding supplies, safety and testing services, specialised equipment and services, agricultural equipment, industrial and automotive diesel engines and parts and workshop support services.

Kanoo Machinery has gained a considerable reputation as an expert solutions provider through its personalised service and dependability in delivering first-class machinery and equipment along with its associated support services to both Government and Private sector customers. The world-class products offered by Kanoo Machinery are backed by a strong and efficient after sales network of workshops, replacement parts and mobile service facilities throughout the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula. Part of Kanoo Machinery, KANRENT has also been providing different equipment for short and long-term hire including lease.

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

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Sunday, 25 March 2018

HAK Industrial Chemicals offers new raw materials at Middle East Coatings Show 2018

Dubai, UAE: H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC, a member of The Kanoo Group showcased its raw materials for paints, coatings, printing inks and construction chemical industries as agents in the Region for world’s leading brands Potters®, Arabian Zinc Oxide Factory®, LKAB®, CABOT®, PERGAN®, and DURA® at the 2018 Middle East Coatings Show held at the Dubai World Trade Centre on March 19-21, 2018.

The Middle East Coatings Show (MECS) is the only dedicated coatings event for raw materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers for the coatings industry in the Middle East and Gulf Region. Mostly those taking part in the trade show are from the GCC, Middle East, parts of Africa and the sub-continent.

During the exhibition, H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC displayed various special grades of zinc oxide from its principal, Arabian Zinc Oxide Factory which consistently produces high purity, brightness, refractive index as well as fine particle sizes, through the most efficient method.

They also exhibited LKAB Mineral’s range of high-quality mineral solutions with different functionalities used for a variety of coating applications; in addition to the Potters Europe Hollow Spheres in compositions such as Extra-Light & Strong Hollow Glass Microspheres® and Extra-Hard & Fluid-Solid Glass Microspheres, which are functional additives to the paint, coating & ink applications.

Krish Venkatesan, General Manager of H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC said, “This year, we are looking forward to new suppliers in the fields of paints, coatings, and construction chemicals. We have just acquired a new supplier of pigments and we are eager to work with them for new marketing initiatives.”
“For our existing Principals, we are always exploring new ways to increase our geographical reach, not just in the UAE and Oman. We are already expanding territorially. Nevertheless, we would like to ensure that we have the right principals for our product portfolio to represent our brand image as a market leader in the region for over 20 years,” he further said.

Likewise featured in the show are specialty chemicals and performance materials from CABOT, wide range of organic peroxides and azo compounds from PERGAN, and cobalt-free driers, odor elimination additives for water and solvent-based, and water-based specialty polymers from DURA, used for diverse industrial applications.
H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC keeps a stock of most of their products in the UAE and supplies them to the majority of their customers in the UAE, Oman, KSA, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan and Pakistan.

Venkatesan added, “MECS is one of the great platforms to boost our market presence, increase sales & generate leads, and network with the industry’s pioneers, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and key decision makers. We have been actively participating in this event for the last 5 consecutive years and we can see a lot of growth potentials in this sector.”
See also: H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC exhibits at Middle East Coatings Show 2017
About H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC

H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC represents over 15 world's leading Principals such as Potters, Arabian Zinc Oxide Factory, Cabot, Dura, LKAB, Omega Minerals, Pergan, AkzoNobel, Alberdingk Boley, BASF, Borica, Dow, DSM, Dynoadd, Eastman, Elementis, Ixan-Diofan, Lawter, Michelmanin, among others, in the field of paints, coatings, construction chemicals and printing inks in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Qatar.

H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC conforms to ISO 9001:2008 standards and continuously provides exceptional services to its customers in the UAE and other Gulf countries. It has technically qualified employees to ensure that sufficient stock of most products, including cold storage, is maintained in its warehouse at all times.

For more details visit: http://www.hakdubai.com/


About The Kanoo Group


The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

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The Kanoo Group sponsors ‘From UAE with Love’ gift giving initiative

Dubai, UAE: The Kanoo Group, a staunch supporter of charity initiatives recently backed the Year of Zayed’s gift giving initiative by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, which aims to bring joy through toys to underprivileged children around the world, and to teach the UAE youth the value of giving.
‘From UAE with Love’ initiative was launched at the Central Galleria in Mirdif City Center on March 17-19, 2018 with an objective to collect toys, with Love gift box that can be customised with stickers and notes from giver.
Organised by Expat Media, the event saw parents & children and other donors drop off purchased gift sets as well as used toys to fill in the customised giant box. The toys were said to be sent to indigent children in Syria through the UAE Red Crescent.

Ms. Maha Kanoo, General Manager-Admin, HR, and Marketing, The Kanoo Group said, “This gift giving initiative inspires new means to spread the spirit of philanthropy while making donations easy and accessible.”
See also: Mishal Kanoo joins top UAE delegation for UAE-Japan business forum

“We are thrilled to play our part to distribute these much-needed gifts to the underprivileged children and brighten up their spirits. This is just one of the great ways of how we can support our communities,” she added.


Apart from the gift giving, participants and spectators were thrilled and excited with the planned activities during the event such as fun face paintings, roving Cinderella, and mascots for kids to enjoy.

“The response to this gift-giving initiative led by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has been overwhelming. Thousands of people from the UAE, young and old, have come forward to give their small gesture of support to the less privileged,” Ma Felicidad De los Santos of Expat Media remarked.
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About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

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Thursday, 22 March 2018

Mishal Kanoo joins top UAE delegation for UAE-Japan business forum


Dubai, UAE: Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Chairman of The Kanoo Group (UAE & Oman) participated in the “UAE-Japan Strategic Economic Partnership Forum” as part of a high-level delegation headed by the Minister of Economy H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, which was held in Tokyo, Japan on March 6-7, 2018.

H.E. Kosaburo Nishime, Japanese State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, welcomed the UAE delegation.
Delegates gather at the UAE-Japan Strategic Economic Partnership Forum held in Tokyo, Japan
Photo from left to right: The Kanoo Group - UAE & Oman Business Development Manager Mahmood Mian; UAE Ambassador to Japan H.E. Khalid Omran Al Ameri, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, The Kanoo Group Chairman Mishal Kanoo
The recently concluded forum was attended by key UAE government entities and Japanese officials that included H.E. Abdullah Bin Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade Affairs; H.E. Khalid Omran Al Ameri, UAE Ambassador to Japan; and Mr. Hiroyuki Ishige, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), together with senior management of select major public and private business sectors including The Kanoo Group.

In cooperation with the Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi and the UAE Embassy in Tokyo, the official mission was organised in line with the Ministry’s efforts to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and to explore investments opportunities.

Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Chairman of The Kanoo Group [left] and
H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy 
at the UAE-Japan Strategic Economic Partnership Forum
The program kick-started with a message about ‘The Impact of Abenomics on Japanese Economy and its Issues,’ addressed by Mr. Atsushi Nakajima, Chairman, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI). It was held at Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), a Japanese government-related organization that promotes mutually beneficial trade and investment relations between Japan and other nations.

The highlights of the mission consisted of business meetings, networking and match-making as well as arranged company meetings and site visits. These sessions aim to discuss ways to enhance mutual cooperation between the business sectors.

During the presentations of UAE companies, Mr. Mishal Kanoo delivered his keynote speech titled, “Learning from the Japanese Experience.” In his message, he stressed his admiration to the Japanese key attributes such as hard work, honesty, cleanliness, excellent work ethics and efficient environmental policies, among others, which are vital qualities towards partnership.

He also introduced The Kanoo Group and possible expansion opportunities. Furthermore, he gave emphasis on reinforcing The Kanoo Group’s partnership and economic relations with its Japanese affiliates. At present, The Kanoo Group is a joint venture partner of the Japanese giant, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd, one of the world's largest global multimodal transportation companies. 
See also: Mishal Kanoo delivers keynote speech at INSEAD Global Business Leaders Conference
One of the highlights of his trip was a meeting with Ms. Yuriko Koike who currently serves as the governor of Tokyo, the city's first female governor, and previously the Minister of Defense in the cabinet of Prime Minister Shinz┼Ź Abe.

Additionally, Mr. Mishal Kanoo along with Mr. Mahmood Mian personally met Mr. Yoshiyasu Fujiwara, President of TLV Co. Ltd., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of steam engineering products. For over 20 years, Kanoo Oil & Gas, a member of The Kanoo Group has been representing TLV as one of its product principals.
Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Chairman of The Kanoo Group [right] meets Mr. Yoshiyasu Fujiwara, President of TLV Co. Ltd. In Japan
Kanoo, as part of the UAE delegation visited the Tokyo Port, one of the largest Japanese seaports, and one of the largest seaports in the Pacific Ocean; the Mori Building Company, a Japanese leading property management firm established in 1955; and the FOODEX JAPAN 2018, Asia's leading international food & beverage trade show, and other top Japanese firms.

Lastly, Mishal Kanoo expressed his desire for potential future partnerships in areas of development in various sectors/divisions of The Kanoo Group across the Middle East.


About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

To comment on the article, send an email to:
Michelle Laylo Verzola 
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group

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Kanoo Machinery joins Perkins in the 2018 Middle East Electricity to showcase revolutionary engines that power a myriad of applications

Kanoo Machinery is the authorised Perkins distributor in the Gulf, covering Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Yemen as part of Perkins strategy to grow and sustain 'Best in class' Distribution network 
Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Machinery, a member of The Kanoo Group, exhibited alongside its principal Perkins® at the 2018 Middle East Electricity held at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 6-8 March 2018 to meet the power industry’s burgeoning demand for clean and efficient gas fuelled engines.

Perkins, one of the world’s leading providers of diesel and gas engines is a key sponsor of the recently concluded exhibition. Middle East Electricity is the region’s most important international trade event for the power industry with dedicated product sectors for power generation, transmission & distribution, lighting, solar and energy storage and management solutions.

During the show, Perkins showcased its three new engine platforms, the 7L Perkins® 1206, 9.3L 1706 and 18L 2806, which it said deliver a great uplift in power density across a comprehensive range of power nodes. This means that customers can run a smaller engine that is just as dependable as before regardless of what EP sector, power needs, emissions demands, or environmental challenges they work in, thus increasing its performance and reducing operational costs.
See also: Kanoo Machinery displays latest farm technologies and solutions at AGRAME 2018

Perkins also showcased its latest product innovation – the Perkins® SmartCap and Perkins® My Engine App which can be downloaded from Apple and Google App stores. The SmartCap solution allows end users to connect their mobile device to their engine via the free Perkins® My Engine App on their smartphone, installed by replacing the existing oil filler cap. This cap monitors the Perkins' engine and directly sends data to the app with information such as engine running hour, location, and much more.

Graeme de Villiers, acting country manager, Kanoo Machinery – UAE, said, “Kanoo Machinery looks after Perkins’ distribution strategy, engine distribution management, and product support capacity across the GCC. This includes engine sales, brand and product marketing, training, parts inventory optimisation, as well as technical/warranty support.”

“To support the new generation of technologically advanced Perkins engines entering the market, we ensure that we deliver consistent and seamless service across the region, in accordance with Perkins global parts and service support standards,” he added.
“Kanoo Machinery is a Perkins authorised district training centre that provides training needs for Perkins Engines in the region. With a fully equipped dedicated training facility based in Dubai and with Perkins approved trainers, it provides a local platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), OEM dealers, government establishments, large fleet users to quickly address their technical and product support needs,” Shaik Rahim, technical and training manager, Kanoo Machinery, explained.

“This training covers maintenance, service, technical and application engineering to equip customers on how to optimise their engines’ lifetime cost of ownership. We also provide Perkins Certifications for trainees as well as customised training content options for end users.”
Furthermore, Kanoo Machinery also works with new inventory management and forecasting systems to ensure that it offers competitively priced genuine Perkins parts, reflecting the market demands and the availability on the shelves at each Dealer outlet.






About Kanoo Machinery

Kanoo Machinery is a member of The Kanoo Group, one of the largest family-owned conglomerates in the Middle East established in 1890. Since mid-1960s, Kanoo Machinery represents a wide range of leading international equipment brands/manufacturers within such areas as maintenance and construction, earth-moving machinery, cranes and material handling, power generation, marine power, airport equipment, welding supplies, safety and testing services, specialised equipment and services, agricultural equipment, industrial and automotive diesel engines and parts and workshop support services.

Kanoo Machinery has gained a considerable reputation as an expert solutions provider through its personalised service and dependability in delivering first-class machinery and equipment along with its associated support services to both Government and Private sector customers. The world-class products offered by Kanoo Machinery are backed by a strong and efficient after sales network of workshops, replacement parts and mobile service facilities throughout the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula. Part of Kanoo Machinery, KANRENT has also been providing different equipment for short and long-term hire including lease.

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About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

To comment on the article, send an email to:
Michelle Laylo Verzola 
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group
http://www.facebook.com/TheKanooGrouphttp://www.linkedin.com/company/the-kanoo-grouphttp://twitter.com/KanooMarketinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kanoo_Group

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