We started as “United Building Materials Factory” in 1999 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia for manufacturing nails, rivets and expanded metal products required for the booming construction sector. In 2017, under the aegis of AIMS Industrial, we invested in a greenfield energy efficient state of art manufacturing facilities in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and our new facility is known as ALIF (AIMS Leading Industrial Factory).
ALIF is a Middle East manufacturer and supplier of premium quality products for a broad range of industrial/OEM, commercial, and residential construction applications. We currently employ around 300 people. With our team of dedicated employees, value-added partners, and loyal customers we continue to grow and thrive. With continued success, in the coming years, we plan to continue investing in our production facility in Jeddah, in order to cater to the needs of our customers. Our products are made from only the highest quality raw materials and using state-of-the-art machinery like . Today around 35% of our revenue comes from exports to the USA and the Middle East region. We are located 50 Kms from the seaport of Jeddah.
At ALIF, manufacturing is a passion. We maintain our quality management system according to ISO 9001:2015 standards. Our employees undergo thorough health and safety training. We consistently work to develop the competency of all employees to proactively identify hazards and manage risk to prevent unsafe incidents. We have ISO 45001: 2018 certification for health and safety management systems. At every stage, energy is conserved, the environment is preserved, and every shred of waste is recycled. Our manufacturing operations have implemented an environmental management system ISO 14001:2015.
While we continuously create value for all our stakeholders, our business stands strong on the pillars of Ethical Business Practices, Effective Corporate Governance, Fostering of Human Capital, and Fulfillment of Social Responsibilities. At ALIF, this core philosophy reflects in every aspect of our business operations.
We shall be a value-based enterprise with human excellence and innovation in all our products, services and processes creating value and to serve all the stakeholders, society and the country. We shall ensure the best environment, health and safety practices with continual improvement. We shall uphold the dignity of human beings, nurture team spirit and foster inspiring leadership through trust, empowerment and responsible care.
To attain global recognition and customer trust through exemplary excellence in all interactions & transactions with our stakeholders. Human values and social accountability would be paramount to all our activities. Ethical practices shall be the means to meet our noble ends.
Our Values are all about who we are. It is our character. It is reflected consistently in all our behavior. It is the indivisible synthesis of the four values. It is what gives us direction and a clear sense of purpose.
Our values are a journey, not a destination; we’re always moving forward and evolving.
We are successful in the long term when our products, solutions and technologies add value to the environment, society and the economy. We want to increase the relevance of sustainability in our decision-making processes and business models. This secures the long-term success of our company, creates business opportunities and establishes us as a key partner supporting our customers.
We recognize the human worth of each individual and collaborate to achieve. We seek to understand how we can best support each other and make choices that puts team before individual performance. Our ability is to trust each other, no matter the circumstances.
“Respect” guides all our daily interactions – with each other, with our customers and even with our products. It’s about creating a working environment where all employees are listened to and valued. It means treating other team members in the same considerate way you would like to be treated yourself. Looking after the work area and removing any hazards as part of his day to day role is fundamentally about respect.
Integrity is our core and is the basis of everything. It is about delivering on our commitments. It is about honesty and fairness in action. It is about being ethical beyond any doubt, in the toughest of circumstances.