JULY-AUGUST 2020 UPDATE | Emirates Post introduces digital app to help users stay connected Digital app to create customised postcards with personalised image, copy and video postcards and arrange for a contactless delivery to the intended recipients. “With a network that spans across the entire UAE, we aim to enable communities to reach out and stay connected; something that has never been more important today. This easy to use digital app will offer individuals and companies the opportunity to customize their postcards online, with personalised images and videos, and send physical cards of greetings and best wishes,” stated HE Abdulla Mohammed Al Ashram, Group CEO of Emirates Post Group Company. “It is also an organic step for us as an organization. Customisation is critical for a brand or Emirates Post has launched ‘epostcard’ – a digital postcard application that will allow users to create customised physical postcards for friends, families, colleagues, and stakeholders. The ‘epostcards’ app, which can be downloaded from iOS App Store and Google Play Store, will allow individuals to design bespoke postcards to send to friends and family and for companies to send to employees and stakeholders. The app allows users to tailor images and create copy, in addition to adding videos that will be uploaded and accessible via a QR code on the physical postcard. Based on individual specifications, Emirates Post will print the physical organisation to stand out and as Emirates Post evolves, we are exploring opportunities to create products that combine digital technology with post and that tailor to the needs and wants of our customers,” he added. Emirates Post, which has rolled out the new service during Ramadan, hopes individuals and organisations will start by using this innovative, new service to create tailored Eid wishes for their friends, families, and stakeholders. Starting at AED 20 per postcard, the service is currently available for delivery within the UAE and will be subsequently rolled out for delivery across international markets. New Al Ghaith factory to recycle 60 tonnes of CO2 daily 100,000m2 liquid CO2 plant hosted by ZonesCorp to use the latest technology to capture and recycle industrial emission establishments that prioritise their compliance to the highest environmental standards and contribute significantly to the industrial GDP growth of Abu Dhabi Emirate. Such efforts make our economic zones more attractive to all types of investment activities, and further boost our status as the largest operator of economic zones in the emirate.” Al Khadar added: “ZonesCorp’s advanced infrastructure, strategic location, integrated facilities, services and connectivity with neighbouring markets enable the companies and factories operating from our economic zones to increase the efficiency of their production and expand business presence in the region.” Almamoon Al-baadani, General Manager, Al Ghaith Industries, said: “We are pleased to open our latest liquefied carbon dioxide plant within ICAD-I through our strategic partnership with ZonesCorp, which has materialised in a total investment of AED300 million. In addition to reiterating our active role in promoting Abu Dhabi’s leading position as an industrial hub, the facility demonstrates our continued commitment to promoting excellence in customer relations by delivering best-in-class services and products.” Fatima Al Hammadi, director, Industrial Zones, ZonesCorp, said: “The opening of Al Ghaith Liquefied Carbon Dioxide Factory marks an important addition to the quality and range of industrial products manufactured within our zones. The facility also supports our strategic plans to attract more industrial investors and offer innovative products and services that cater to the evolving needs of the industrial sector that continues to drive economic diversification in the emirate.” The new liquefied carbon dioxide production plant uses the latest methods to capture carbon dioxide released from the production of chlorine and alkali in different stages of manufacturing. The facility helps minimise environmentally harmful carbon emissions which are the main cause of climate change and global warming. Using the latest equipment, the end product is purified to a concentration level of 99.9%, making it clean and ecofriendly to be used in beverage, oil, water treatment and many other manufacturing industries. Unlike the old technologies that used geoengineering and bioenergy to treat and store carbon emissions, limiting its commercial utilisation, the stateof-the-art technology used by Al Ghaith Industries converts captured harmful gases into a useful and safe product. ZonesCorp,thelargest operator of purposebuilt economic zones in the UAE, announced the opening of a factory that produces liquefied carbon dioxide, which is widely used in several food and manufacturing industries. Launched by Al Ghaith Industries within the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi I (ICAD I), the new facility covers a total area of 100,000 square metres and has a total production capacity of 60 tonnes per day. Using the latest eco-friendly technologies, the first of its kind facility in the UAE captures harmful gases from the manufacturing process and recycles them into a clean and eco-friendly product. Commenting on the latest facility, His Excellency Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, Acting Director-General of ZonesCorp, said: “We are proud to host an increasing number of industrial 11 LOGISTICS MIDDLE EAST | JULY-AUGUST 2020 www.logisticsmiddleeast.com
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