Emirates Glass, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments, is one of the leading architectural glass providers in the Middle East region and is dedicated on becoming a center of learning by offering numerous training programs. This time the company hosted Al Ghurair Construction Aluminum for a one- day training program on the Glass Technical Training Level – 1.
Emirates Glass LLC, not only provides its customers with the most modern architectural glass units but also offers numerous training programs for them to learn and understand more about the glass and glazing processing and industry works to equip them with advanced skills.
Emirates Glass LLC conducted a customized training for Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium LLC. It served as a platform for both the companies to exchange glass related information and ideas. It was designed in a manner so Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium LLC’s team members can also achieve a high degree of quality and accuracy to deliver more efficient glass installations on site.
Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium LLC consists of 100 team members who will attend the training in three groups. Once all the groups of the training are finished, a certificate distribution ceremony will be organized where Mr. Rizwanulla Khan – Executive President, Emirates Glass will distribute the certificates to all the attendees. The first group has just finished their Level 1 of Glass Technical Training. The full day training included presentations about glass manufacturing and processing and a factory tour at the Emirates Glass’ processing plant in Al Quoz.
The training started off by the glass manufacturing process which was explained by the Emirates Float Glass team member, Mr. Paul Medawar. He also displayed videos about the centuries old ways and tradition of making of glass and how it has evolved over the years. The Technical Marketing Team at Emirates Glass explained about the different properties related to glass and how each of these factors play an important role in the determination of glass selection in the Middle East. The estimation team and their head, Mr. Cyrus Garcia, discussed the glass processing capabilities limitations. Mr. Marco Kohs, Coating Manager at Emirates Glass did a presentation on the technical superiority of MSVD (magnetron sputter vacuum deposition coatings) vis-à-vis online coatings. He explained the coating process in great detail and how the refractive indices of the target materials play a significant role in their selection in the MSVD coating process. He also described the reflectance properties of glass at different wavelengths which in turn affect the visual appearance as well as the thermal properties of the glass panel. Lastly, the factory tour was conducted by Mr. Sandeep that allowed the participants to get the first-hand knowledge and experience of the glass processing and coatings.
Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium LLC have been working together with Emirates Glass for the past 20 years. The company has an in-depth knowledge of developing a vast range of customized façade systems. Over the years, they have executed a number of complex designs including long-span canopies, 3D free-form structures, triangle-shaped façades, twisted structures and several other non-standard and customized façades. They also have fully equipped production facilities of over 20,000 square meters in Dubai and 2,000 square meters in KSA. The facilities are complete with assembly lines and world-class machinery primarily from Germany, Italy and Holland, some of which are exclusive to Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium in the UAE.
Emirates Glass is conducting these trainings to uphold its corporate social responsibilities as it strives to scale greater heights with an aim to build a sustainable and growing enterprise.