Date(s) - 21 January 2008
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EQUATE held its Local Customer Recognition Dinner-2008
The EQUATE Marketing Company (EMC) recently held its customary ‘Annual Customer Appreciation Dinner 2008’ in Six Palms, Marina Hotel under the patronage of Hamad Al-Terkait, EQUATE President and CEO, to honor representatives of local polyethylene end product manufacturing companies.
The occasion provided a great opportunity to the owners and senior executives of plastic industries of Kuwait to exchange matters of mutual concern with co producers and concerned EQUATE officials.
EQUATE Senior Vice President Dan Gibbs, EQUATE Marketing Company President Adel Al-Munifi, Regional Sales Manager Muayad Al-Faresi and many other senior executives of various functions such as Credit, R&D and Supply Chain were present during the occasion to share any credible information with the customers and to express commitment towards local clientele.
During key note address Al-Terkait asserted that “While EQUATE is celebrating its 10th anniversary, it has marked distinguished achievements in the year 2007 in terms of highest production, added safe working hours and better service to the customers surpassing the achievements of previous years”
Al-Terkait said that, “With the anticipated expansion of production capacity of EQUATE and the start up of The Olefin II Project, year 2008 will provide more opportunity for EQUATE to cater to the increasing customer demand in the region and beyond.”
He further said that “EQUATE is committed to support local customers through its R&D and knowledge transfer initiatives to increase their production and export potentials. EQUATE is also keen to support local community in general through various schemes under ‘ Corporate Social Responsibility’”.
Muayad Al Faresi, Regional Sales Manager of EQUATE Marketing Company while welcoming the delegates to the gathering, emphasized EQUATE’s prioritized approach towards local customers. He further highlighted EQUATE’s continued achievements and hallmarks of successes year after year.
In Kuwait, local PE manufacturers produce a diverse range of products such as plastic films, pipes, shopping bags and containers for the domestic usage and export . The local companies, all Kuwaiti-owned businesses, are responsible for an annual influx of millions of dollars to the local economy.
The local customer recognition dinner is held annually to provide our customers with an opportunity to interact and share their views with key members of EQUATE, including top management and different functions providing varied services to the customers.