Founded in 1926 in Norway, Jotun - one of the world's leading paint manufacturers, established its presence in the Middle East in 1974, with Jotun UAE Ltd. Ever since, Jotun has expanded dramatically throughout the region and is the first paint manufacturer to be awarded the ISO 9001 certification. Jotun has consistently invested in state of the art factories including the plant in the Al Quoz area of Dubai, UAE - the biggest worldwide for Jotun and the Middle East.
Jotun has been at the forefront in terms of developing products specifically suited to local conditions. Three decades of experience in the Middle East region, has helped the company produce a variety of conventional and specialized coatings - each incorporating the latest technological developments while offering performance with economy - catering to the various product segments and demands of the different markets. Today, Jotun's diverse product range includes Decorative, Protective, Marine, Floor/Concrete Protection, Powder Coatings and Intumescent Coatings, bearing a solid testament to the company's reputation of being truly a single source solution for clients, consultants and contractors alike.
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Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) was established in 1969, as a Public Shareholding Company by an Emiri decree issued by His Highness the late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. CBD employs about 1,150 employees, has 27 conventional branches, 5 Islamic branches, 20 Islamic centres, 168 ATMs and 41 Cash/Cheque Deposit machines throughout the UAE. While CBD’s vision aspires the Bank to be one “which leads the way to greater financial and social prosperity”, the mission statement underlines the Bank’s commitment towards its 4 principal stakeholders: Clients, Employees, Society and Shareholders. CBD offers a full range of banking.
Effective January 1, 2012.Panasonic Marketing Middle East FZE has been renamed as ‘Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa FZE’ . As the regional Headquarters, all functions related to Sales and Marketing, Supply chain, Customer Service solutions, and Advertising, functions under the brand name Panasonic covering Middle East and Africa
Panasonic aims to become the No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry as part of Panasonic's group-wide global commitment to drive eco-innovation by 2018, the 100th anniversary of its foundation.
The vision for the regional office is to be the No 1 Customer-centric Company and No 1 Customer-preferred brand in the Middle East and Africa region.
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Accela is the largest software company that makes government services available 24/7. Our solutions open up new and better ways for government to serve its citizens. With implementations in more than 500 government agencies worldwide ( including a number of major cities such as New York City, Washington DC, New Orleans, Abu Dhabi and Melbourne) and more than 30 years of development and experience in the government software industry, Accela is uniquely qualified to help our customers connect people to government through easy, on-demand access to services that enhance their lives and drive economic prosperity. For asset management, permitting, planning, licensing, public health, emergency response, public works, and more, Accela solutions empower agencies to unify its departments to automate workflow, track information, and manage data from a centralized database, while reducing workload and increasing efficiencies. We have successfully provided end-to-end solutions (multilingual and Arabized) to completely automate a number of critical city management tasks such as:
- Expedited and improved construction permitting - One-stop-shop business licensing online and within minutes.
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- Elevation of city image through centralized code enforcement and timely response to citizen complaints
- Advanced community planning improving zoning and public safety
- Better visibility and management of city assets and its associated infrastructure maintenance operations.
Learn more at www.accela.com. Making governments easier, faster and more accessible.
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RTKL is a worldwide architecture, engineering, planning and creative services organization. Part of the ARCADIS global network since 2007, RTKL specializes in providing its multi-disciplinary services across the full development cycle to create places of distinction and designs of lasting value. The success of our holistic approach to design and urban planning over the last six decades lies in our ability to thoughtfully incorporate a number of building types and uses to benefit our clients, communities and the environment. RTKL works with commercial, workplace, public and healthcare clients on projects around the globe.