Gulf Industry

Famco Launches Bahrain Operations

Bahrain companies will have easier and more convenient access to equipment from top-drawer international brands with the launch of operations by Futtaim Auto and Machinery Company (Famco).

The company, a leading supplier of commercial vehicles and construction and industrial equipment in the region, said it had entered the Bahrain market as part of its ambitious expansion drive across the Middle East.

To mark the occasion, the Dubai-headquartered company held a ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain which was attended by nearly 300 construction professionals including leading consulting, contracting and engineering firms in the country.

The 5,000 sq m branch office is located in the Ras Abu Jarjur area near the Alba smelter.

"We are very excited to be starting our operation in Bahrain," said Paul Floyd, senior managing director of Famco Group, which represents 30 brands. …

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