Danaher Corporation announced that it has opened a new office in Dubai.
Danaher?s new regional office in Dubai is located at the Arjaan Business Tower in Dubai Media City Al Sufouh and formally opened on June 29, 2011.
The office, based in Dubai?s Media City Free Zone, will operate as Headquarters for its Middle East operations. It will accommodate other Danaher operating companies such as Fluke, Gilbarco-Veeder Root, Hach Lange, Videojet, Leica, and Tektronix.
Jim Lico, Executive Vice President, Danaher Corporation, said, ?We see outstanding opportunities to grow our businesses in the Middle East.?
Danaher had appointed Peter Dilnot as the President of Danaher Middle East, to lead growth initiatives in the region. The newly appointed president said, ?Danaher has maintained a presence in the Middle East for many years and we?re committed to further expansion, with the opening of the new Dubai office being the latest investment in our regional capabilities. I?m confident we will deliver outstanding value for our customers through the combination of Danaher?s innovative global portfolio coupled with a strong local presence?.
Danaher is a diversified technology leader with business activities that encompass four segments and comprise of seven strategic platforms such as Medical Technologies (Life Sciences & Diagnostics and Dental), Professional Instrumentation (Environmental, Test & Measurement), Industrial Technologies (Motion, Product ID, Focused Niche Businesses) and Tools & Components (Mechanic?s Hand Tools).
Danaher provides testing and measurement of products, thereby improving the efficiency and productivity of complex manufacturing operations. The dental segment provides complete treatment solutions for the dental operators. This includes dental consumables, digital imaging products, precision dental hand pieces, treatment units, and diagnostic systems.
The group is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment. They provide instrumentation and disinfection systems to help countries and municipalities to supply clean water for managing residential, commercial and industrial waste water.
The ultraviolet treatment systems disinfect billions of gallons of water every day in more than 35 countries and provide a broad array of environmental solutions, which includes underground tank monitoring and advanced vapor recovery.
Danaher systems help manufacturers, distributors, and retailers maintain inventory and quality control with their advanced marking and tracking technologies.
The Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment offer high performance instrumentation and consumables for research and clinical medical professionals to help them solve the scientific challenges. The segment also provides services and solutions to clinical histopathology laboratories, hospital central labs, and other point-of-care locations.
The business spans 125 countries with a strength of about 48,000 associates to serve customers. Danaher generated $12.8 billion in revenue in 2010.
?Dubai has the distinction of being the most pro business attitude. It is one of the leading business hubs in the world and creates an efficient working environment for both local and international companies to prosper.
?Dubai has also a fast track set up for establishing business initiatives in the free zones (20 minutes).
The rules for conducting businesses are universally applicable and compatible with both civil and common law systems, offering the international business community, international lawyers and arbitrators a comprehensive and modern set of rules and procedures. It also has the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, which provides effective resolution of international business disputes through arbitration and mediation worldwide.
Danaher has the most demanding applications in the world, and their entry into Dubai will create newer possibilities for those who use them.
Source: Zawya, Gulf News, Danaher Corporation, Al-Bawaba