Dubai Civil Defence sponsors a live demo at Mamzar Beach part of a month-long roadshow touring the GCC in cooperation with local partners and civil defence teams.
Concorde-Corodex Group, the UAE-based leader in firefighting and rescue equipment, has kicked off a month-long roadshow across the GCC showcasing the Williams Fire & Hazard Control most popular firefighting products, a US-based industrial firefighting company and world record holder of the largest full surface fuel tank fire ever extinguished.
The Williams Middle East Road Show rolled into Dubai’s Mamzar Beach near Deira yesterday, February 15, 2016, presenting an exclusive live demonstration of Williams Fire firefighting equipment sold in the region by Corodex Agencies and Concorde Trading, subsidiaries of the Concorde-Corodex Group.
Held in cooperation with the Dubai Civil Defence, the event gave an audience of sponsors and VIPs a dramatic insight into the capabilities of new fire-safety and firefighting products including water gun trailers and shore pumps.
Mahmoud Awad, Managing Director of Concorde-Corodex Group, said: “The live demos are a highly-effective and essential means of displaying the power and versatility of these incredible tools. They are an ideal opportunity to raise awareness of our expertise in firefighting equipment and techniques across the GCC.”
The roadshow will tour the UAE and Oman, giving seminars on the latest methods on dealing with hazardous situations, as well as demonstrations of equipment used to fight hazards including flammable liquid fires.
A successful live demonstration was also held in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi on February 10th, sponsored by ADNOC and TAKREER.
The demonstrations focused on the capabilities of The Ambassador 2X6 Gun Trailer, the Dependapower Booster Pump, and The Daspit Tool. All were showcased to exhibit their enhanced power and dependability when used to combat fire emergencies and hazard scenarios.
Mohanned Awad, Regional Director of Business Development of Concorde-Corodex Group, said: “The Williams Ambassador 6,000 GPM (Gallons Per Minute) monitor is capable of throwing water/foam mixture to a distance of 160 meters, and is the only system in the market that can induce foam at the nozzle, by which reducing the operational complexity and giving a further advantage to the fire fighter”.
Eric Lavergne, Technical Director at Williams Fire, said: “Our aim is to give a unique insight into our products and how they enhance the already cutting-edge methods that the Civil Defence implements to combat emergency responses.”
Mohanned Awad added: “Our Company is dedicated to investing in continuous research and development and fire safety training, and are proud to leverage the knowledge and training to all our partners, including the UAE Civil Defence.”
Williams Fire has been featured on several American television channels and networks such as CBS, the History Channel and National Geographic, taking part in documentaries as long time fire safety experts. Additionally, receiving a world record in 2001 for the largest full surface fuel tank fire ever extinguished, on an 85-meter diameter fuel tank in the United States.
Corodex Agencies and Concorde Trading, subsidiaries of Concorde – Corodex Group, proudly represent Williams exclusively in the UAE and Oman.
About the Concorde – Corodex Group
The Concorde- Corodex Group is one of the Middle East region’s pioneering providers of fire protection, water, wastewater treatment and environmental services. Established in 1974, the company has evolved to become the largest group to offer a diverse portfolio of products and services like a complete kit of water treatment services, firefighting equipment and marine & industrial chemical cleaning to name a few. The company is guided by its commitment towards protecting life and being a major player in the global move to preserve the environment. Looking to meet the continuously changing demands and requirements from customers across various industry verticals, the Concorde – Corodex Group has diversified itself into 17 individual companies – each excelling in their respective field of expertise and operating as an independent entity. Collectively, all subsidiary companies continue to consolidate the Concorde – Corodex Group market leadership in the Middle East region, with assets worth over USD 90 million. Among the reputed client list of the group includes leading names like Ministry of Interior, Dubai Civil Defence, ADCO, ZADCO, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Abu Dhabi Electricity and Water Authority (ADEWA), Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC), Haya Water (Oman), Asghal, Qatalum, Qatari Diar, Nakheel, Aldar, Emaar and other elite commercial ventures coming from related industries.
About Williams Fire & Hazard Control
Since 1980, Williams Fire & Hazard Control has been the reliable ally to the industry when facing fire related events that commonly outstrip localized resources and response capabilities. It was acquired by Tyco in 2011.Williams’ success is established both on keen understanding of flammable liquid fire dynamics and the unequaled body of experience gained in facing nearly 7 incidents per year. This experience has given Williams the unique insights that focus their effective response tactics and drive their design of proprietary equipment that drives proactive response measures and makes this industry safer in the face of daunting fire related crises Williams Fire & Hazard Control spearheads TYCO’s Oil & Gas Integrated Fire Protection Solutions offered to the energy sector.200 responses over 30 years; with so many responses across a gamut of emergency scenarios, experience is a key ingredient in Williams’ equipment and strategic approach.
For more information, go to www.corodex.com