Emirates Blocks Factory was established by General Holding Corporation (GHC), currently known as SENAAT, a subsidiary of the Government of Abu Dhabi in the year 1979 in Al Wathba and Al Ain. GHC established M/S Arkan Building Materials Co “ARKAN” to establish factories to manufacture different kinds of building materials across Abu Dhabi and Al Ain and took over the Emirates Blocks Factories in both Al Mafraq and Al Ain in the year 2007. The factory was previously known as Al Wathba Al Ain Blocks Factory and at the time of inception had installed the latest automatic machinery to produce concrete blocks required to support the construction industry of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
Arkan Dry Mortar is the pre-mixed dry mortar manufacturing unit of Emirates Blocks Factory under Arkan Building Materials Co Pjsc, which a public joint stock company, specializing in manufacturing of building construction products in UAE. Arkan Dry Mortar has the latest and most modern state of art manufacturing facility in Al Mafraq Industrial area in Abu Dhabi.
The wide range of products from Arkan Dry Mortar includes cement plaster, gypsum plaster, colored plasters, bonding compounds, masonry mortars, tiles adhesives, tile grouts, floor screeds, repair mortars and non-shrink grouts to cater the requirements of construction industry. These products are available in bags as well as in job site silos with pneumatic conveying systems.
In 1979 the Emirates Blocks Factory implemented the Quality Management System based on ISO 9000 standards, accredited by BM Trada Quality certification body. This accreditation was subsequently upgraded to ISO:9001: 2008. Emirates Blocks Factory is also accredited for Environmental Quality System ISO: 14001 and Safety Quality System OHSAS: 18001.
Emirates Blocks Factory has a well-established laboratory with R & D facility to ensure the quality of the products and meet the demands for new products. The products from all our manufacturing units meet the specifications set out by relevant International standards for Masonry Blocks, Interlocking paving tiles, Kerbstones, concrete pavers and Dry Mix Mortar products.
The customers of our products include Federal organizations, Municipalities involved in public works and large, medium and small construction companies, involved in private works. Emirates blocks is an approved supplier for Musanada, ADWEA, DOT, ADNOC etc
All the above confirms the company moto “To meet the customer satisfaction”, from the project inception to the completion for the projects Emirates Blocks Factory supplies to.