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Fives Services Gulf inaugurates its workshop in Bahrain to support its industrial strategy

Spread over 3,800 square meters, the workshop includes offices, warehouses, Machining, Fabrication and Repairable areas.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by HE Mr. Abdulla bin Adel Fakhro, the Minister of Industry and Commerce of Bahrain, who expressed his satisfaction with the investment made by Fives Services Gulf. He highlighted that the government is open to all forms of investment that contribute to the growth of the local economy and that align with the country's industrial strategy. The French Ambassador in Bahrain, HE Mr. Jérôme Cauchard, also attended the ceremony. Mr. Sebastien Gauguier, the President of the Aluminum Division of Fives Group delivered a speech emphasizing the importance of having a workshop locally: it aligns with Fives Group strategy to be closer to our customers in the GCC.

Fives Services Gulf's CEO, Mr. Frederic Gicquel, said, "We are proud to be part of the industrial development in Bahrain and support the Government's efforts to improve the foreign investor experience. This workshop will enable us to provide better quality services to our clients in the region and contribute to the sustainable growth of the industrial sector." The company provides services for the aluminium industry, but also for industries such as steel, cement, and high precision machining from its base in Bahrain.

Fives Services Gulf employs 134 individuals in the GCC, with 65% of its workforce being Bahraini nationals, 12% of women, and gathering 8 different nationalities. In addition, through its partnership with Tamkeen, under the Fives International Program, the company sent 14 Bahraini students abroad in the companies of the Fives group for internships this year.

Amin Sultan, the Chief Power Officer (CPO) of Aluminium Bahrain BSC (Alba), was also present during the inauguration. Speaking at the ceremony, he stressed about the importance of maintaining a sustainable production process for aluminum and highlighted the significance of Alba's partnership with Fives as the Company charts its ESG journey in line with the Kingdom's objectives towards Net Zero Emissions by 2060.

Alba is delighted to have a strong partnership with Fives and look forward to continuing this successful collaboration in the future.

The French Ambassador of France in Bahrain, Mr. Jerome Cauchard, said, "The inauguration of Fives Services Gulf workshop is a new example of the cooperation between France and Bahrain in the industrial sector. I commend Fives group commitment to a sustainable industry, as well as the remarkable regional presence."


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