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Assarain Concrete Products was awarded “Best Manufacturer of Construction materials- Concrete Products” for its modern infrastructure and quality concrete products.

Assarain Concrete Products & Trading (also known as ACP), Muscat has been declared the “Best manufacturer of Construction materials – Concrete Products” in Oman at a glittering ceremony at Intercontinental Hotel, Muscat, recently. The coveted award was received on behalf of ACP by Khalid Said Al Wahaibi, managing director of Said Salem Al Wahaibi (SSW) Group of Companies (formerly Assarain Group of Companies) from HE Eng Salim Bin Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Under Secretary, Ministry of Transport & Communication (MOTC).

Over 250 guests attended this mega event that included many dignitaries and representatives from the government, consulting and business community. ACP, a flagship company of the Group, is known for its brand and quality all over Oman. The company was declared the “Best Manufacturer of Construction Materials – Concrete Products” Awards on the basis of its modern infrastructure and quality concrete products.

Assarain Concrete Products & Trading LLC (ACP) is understood to have won this award by virtue of the company being the industry leader having state-of-the art German plants and adopting the best manufacturing practices, lean manufacturing principles as well as having the distinction of being the only concrete products manufacturing company having an internationally recognised Integrated Quality Management System certification on all three aspects viz. ISO 9001:2008; ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.

AR Varma, general manager of ACP informed that among other equally deserving contestants, ACP won this prestigious award because of its distinction of having high-quality concrete products with a very wide spectrum of product offering, that too under one single roof. The most impressive aspect has been the aesthetic and limitless customised options available in its product range.

He further informed that various designs and types of Interlocking tiles, kerbstones, paving slabs, cable tiles, building blocks, luxury segment patterned tiles, exposed aggregate tiles, etc. are part of its rich product bouquet.

Mark Kirk added, “After the success of last year’s event, it gives Shangri-La great pleasure to return as a supporting sponsor in the tournament’s second year. It is our ambition to promote Oman as a golfing destination and encourage more tourists to experience the fantastic courses Oman has to offer. For the Sultanate, to host a European Challenge Tour event will undoubtedly help reach this goal.”

Additionally, many specialised products such as shot blasted surface finished interlocking tiles, coloured kerbstones, coloured paving slabs, shotblasted patterned tiles, autoclave aerated concrete (AAC) light blocks are also offered. Antique finish split block housing facades, wall systems, bridge beautification facades, flower wall systems, etc. appeal to many consultants.

As part of their cumulative offering, many smart solutions are also available such as tensar retaining wall systems, play equipment, led lit pavers, rubber tiles for playgrounds and horse stables and street furniture such Bollards, Litter Bins, Planters, Tree Grates, street furniture, etc. adorn many parks, corniches, walkways, hotels, tourism & infrastructure projects. This apart, ACP has also expanded its presence by setting up similar state-of-the-art mega plants in Sohar as well as in Dubai.

The plant in Sohar is known as Modern Concrete Products (MCP) and the one in Dubai is known as Alserkal & Assarain Concrete Products (AACP) , all being part of the SSW Group of Companies.

Managing director Khalid Said Al Wahaibi said that it has always been his endeavour to make ACP a true leader so that it continues to deliver quality concrete products and services to its valued customers. He felt that this achievement would further place more responsibility on ACP to continue to raise the bar of excellence in times to come. 


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