Dated: 23-05-2011
Eternity Technologies sets up battery manufacturing facility for cleaning machines

The company plans to develop its export market to the US, Europe and Asia, apart from servicing the UAE and GCC countries

His Highness Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, recently inaugurated Eternity Technologies’ state-of-the-art industrial battery manufacturing plant at RAK’s Al Jazeera Al Hamra Industrial Park. Owned by UAE-based Al Dobowi Group, this manufacturing facility has been set up with an investment ofDh200 million ($54.6million); and has been commissioned to design and develop motive power batteries for use in cleaning machines, electric fork lift trucks, access platforms and personnel transport, among other applications.

With an annual capacity ofone million 2-volt cells, the company plans to export 85 percent of its output to global markets including US, Europe and Asia, apart from servicing the UAE and GCC countries. Speaking at the function, Shaikh Saud said: “The opening of this advanced plant is a high point in the development of the industrial sector of 

Ras Al Khaimah and we are delighted to see that Eternity Technologies have brought in most modern R&D  technologies to their plant.” According to Al Dobowi Group chairman, Surender Singh Kandhari, the new plant features state-of-the-art product and manufacturing technologies, with a strong focus on research. The company incorporates latest manufacturing equipment from Germany, Austria, Italy, USA and the UK.