Ducab is jointly owned by the Governments of Dubai and Abu Dhabi (50% each) and has one of the most modern manufacturing units in the region. It occupies an area of 590,000 square meters of land in Jebel Ali, Dubai and nearly 330,000 square meters in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi spread over 2 factories. Today, Ducab produces over 110,000 copper tones equivalent of low voltage, medium and high voltage cables, emerging as the leader and the first choice of prestigious customers in the Middle East.
Ducab's product range covers High Voltage cables up to 132kV, Ducab Powerplus Medium Voltage cables up to 33kV, Low Voltage power cables, control & auxiliary cables, wiring cables and lead-sheathed cables, Ducab-Smokemaster- Low Smoke and Fume cables, and Ducab-FR (Fire Resistance Cables), cable components and cable accessories, as well as copper rod that Ducab manufacture in their own copper rod plant. Ducab HV, the first high voltage plant in the region is a joint venture between Ducab, ADWEA and DEWA which will make cables up to 400 kV Cables. It is under construction currently and will be ready by end of first quarter in 2011.
Ducab management systems are certified to is an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and BS EN OHSAS 18001 standards across all of its factories :2000 certified company for all its factories. The Abu Dhabi factory was recently awarded an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certificate and an OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety certificate by BASEC UK (British Approval Services for Cables). The cables comply with British and International standards and are approved by to the full British Standard of the BASEC UK, Loss Prevention Certificate Board UK (LPCB) and Lloyd's Register, UK.
These certifications are the latest in a string of recognitions achieved by the company including a two time winner of Gulf Excellence Award, three time winner of Dubai Quality Award, two times in Gold category 1998 & 2004 & 1998. Ducab was honoured with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Business Excellence Award for their achievements in the manufacturing sector; this was at an award ceremony in April 2009 in the presence of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Ducab has also won other awards such as the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Economic Value Creation in the Industrial Sector. Ducab has also won the Superbrands award for two consecutive years in 2009 and 2010 for excellence in branding.
It’s no exaggeration to say that Ducab has marked it success in every major project in UAE and internationally; especially UAE’s massive projects such as Burj Khalifa, Dubai Metro, Emirates Palace, Burj Al Arab, Atlantis, The Palm, and Yas Marina Circuit. Also Ducab has supplied power cables to projects like the Ras Gas Project, Lulu Centre and the Dasman Hypermarket (Qatar), Central Bank of Oman, Al Manah Power Station and the Oman Culture Centre (Oman), Sur Hospital Bahrain, Gulf Air Headquarters, Bahrain City Centre, Bahrain Financial Harbour (Bahrain), Kuwait Oil Company and Kuwait National Petroleum Company (Kuwait).
Further abroad in Asia, the company’s milestone contributions include working on the Public Utility Board (Singapore), ICC Tower (Hong Kong), HSBC Corporate Office (Hong Kong), the Delhi Metro (India) and Shiraz Metro (Iran).