The ceremony was attended by Abdullah Lootah, Chief Operations Officer of Jafza, Yasuyoshi Matsunaga, Managing Director of Toshiba, Jamal Bin Marghoob, Assistant Regional Manager of Asia and Pacific and number of Toshiba employees.
The Toshiba Group specializes in advanced electronics and is a recognized leader in products that enhance the home, office, industry and health care environments. Toshiba markets and manufactures information and communication systems, electronic components, heavy electrical apparatus, consumer products and medical diagnostic imaging equipment.
Toshiba leased a new regional center over plot of land measuring an area of 4,170 square meters according to its expansion plan for the near future.
Lootah said one of Jafza plans is to focus on attracting the biggest number of global companies with excellent business reputation and investment to be part of the country’s economic development and growth in general and Dubai in particular.
“Jafza recently starts its infrastructure works and expansion for its second part in the area opposite Sheikh Zayed Road according to the good response from local and global companies that reached in 2004 to more than 4000 company in various activities and covering most of economic sectors and some of more than 100 is Japanese companies.”
Lootah said Jafza ensures a unique investment environment for all companies and foreign investors to establish their business and develop their services and facilities for their clients to promote about their products worldwide by continues communication with the customers and comply their needs, while Jafza is a commercial center and an important distribution point for those companies who need to reach to the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Asia markets.
Number of Jafza’s companies in various fields expanded in large way and they achieved amazing results in short period and they captured now in distinguished rank in regional and global markets. “We working to expand and develop these companies’ activities to high level after it have been focused on distribution and commerce to ensure integrated service for the regional markets,” Lootah said.
“We believed the importance to strengthen our business relations with the customers, while we use their remarks and ideas to develop and improve our services according to their need.”
Mr. Yasuyoshi Matsunaga praised the distinguished services and facilities been presented by Jafza that encourage them to choose Jafza to be their regional center since 1997 when they started with 16 offices over area of 495 square meters, adding the demand for high quality Toshiba products is growing rapidly in the Middle East markets so we think to expand our site in Jafza to apply with this demand.
Mr. Matsunaga added Toshiba, a world leader in high technology, under its mid term business plan for fiscal years 2003 to 2005, Toshiba is working for enhanced recognition as a highly profitable group of companies, active in both high growth and stable growth businesses.
“Harmonious relationships with the people we work with, and respect for the communities we serve have given us more insight and greater understanding of consumers’ needs in each country.”
Everything we do today is driven by these needs. Nowhere is Toshiba’s philosophy of being “committed to people, committed to the future” more evident than in Asia and Pacific. Our factories throughout the region continue to offer superlative products and services, building on our reputation of innovation, quality and reliability.
At Toshiba, Mr. Matsunaga noted, we’re not just a partner of our hosts, but a part of the community as well. Growing, developing together, hand-in-hand, in touch with the world and In touch with tomorrow.
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