Shell picks UMHE as official supplier of its industrial lubricant in Abu Dhabi

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Shell Middle East (Shell) has signed an agreement with United Motors & Heavy Equipment (UMHE), a subsidiary of Darwish Bin Ahmed & Sons Group, one of the leading civil engineering and construction contractors in UAE, to be the official distributor of its industrial lubricants’ products in Abu Dhabi.

Under the agreement, the companies will leverage each other’s strengths to bring world-class products to the UAE’s capital. Shell will provide UMHE its top-quality lubricants products and solutions, catering to a diverse portfolio of industries ranging from industrial to manufacturing, oil & gas, construction, and power.

The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Ali Al Janabi, Country Chairman of Shell Group of Companies in the UAE, Mr. Haytham Yehia, General Manager of Shell Middle East, Mr. Abdulla Darwish Alketbi, Group Managing Director Darwish Bin Ahmed & Sons Group and Mr. Afaf Al Kontar, Chief Operating Officer, UMHE.

Haytham Yehia
Haytham Yehia
GM – Shell Middle East

“We are proud to partner with UMHE as we look to expand our value proposition in the UAE’s capital and serve our customers efficiently and effectively. This partnership will allow us to meet the increasing demand for high-quality lubricants and enhance product accessibility for our growing customer base. We are confident that our partnership will further strengthen the availability of our premium quality products, and enable our customers to enhance efficiencies of their operations.”

Mr. Alketbi said that “Shell is the number one global supplier of lubricants, and we are excited to kick-off this partnership as their official distributor in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Through this partnership, we will now have access to distribute a high-quality product portfolio from Shell’s lubricants, which we are confident, will further enhance our distribution efforts in this market.”

The partnership will play a significant role in bringing world-class products to the UAE’s capital, further enhancing Abu Dhabi and Al Ain’s lubricants sector ranging from oil and gas to industrials and manufacturing with Shell’s global expertise and UMHE’s strong local conglomerate footprint in the B2B industry.

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