Dubai Cable Company (Ducab)

Dubai Cable Company (Ducab)

Ducab is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper and aluminium wire and cable products. Having recently added overhead conductors to its portfolio, today Ducab works with customers around the world, expanding from its home market in the UAE to the wider Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australasia, Europe, and the Americas.

The company was founded in 1979 and is jointly owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai and Senaat (General Holding Corporation, Abu Dhabi).

As of 2018, Ducab Group comprises of several business units: Ducab Wires and Cables; Ducab High Voltage (HV), a joint venture between Ducab, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA); Ducab Metals, which supplies copper rod and wire to the region; and Ducab Aluminium Company (DAC), a joint venture between Ducab and Senaat which manufactures aluminium rod and conductors.

Ducab operates six manufacturing facilities across 4 sites in the UAE with all its production based within the country. With revenues close to US$1.5bn employing over 1500, the company serves customers worldwide in the fields of energy, general construction, oil & gas, renewables, industrial, defence, rail transport, marine, mining and other specialty industry verticals.

As a responsible corporate entity, Ducab has adopted the highest standards of social commitment into the heart of its business. Since its inception in 1979, Ducab has had a strong role to play in the UAE’s industrial and social development alike, with a focus on developing a sustainable business that cares for its employees, customers, shareholders, suppliers, environment and society.

Over the course of almost three decades, Ducab has consistently given back to the community through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. To amplify its efforts the company formed a CSR team in 2012, that would implement a strong structure and systems for a more targeted approach to contributing to the community.

Ducab self-assessments as per the Dubai Chamber CSR Label framework, which is specifically tailored to this region and includes international best practices. Based on this, Ducab follows a CSR strategy focused on the four areas set out by the Dubai Chamber CSR Label: Workplace, Marketplace, Community, and Environment.

Since 2012, Ducab has been the recipient of the Dubai Chamber CSR Label award every year, affirming its strong commitment to the community.
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