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Diminishing borders: Western Union international services

Western Union’s practically tailor-made packages for companies helps businesses of all sizes to manage their international transactions, reduce risk and act on market opportunities. Beginning in 2012, Western Union began to leverage its existing agent network to bring its international payment services for small and medium sized businesses to the United Arab Emirates. Western Union Business Solutions is a division …

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Go digital with du in RAK!

Acquiring a market share of approximately 11  per cent in Ras Al Khaimah of the total du SME market, the telecom giant has penetrated the lucrative mobile space by its efficient services and state-of-the-art technology. In an exclusive interview with the Robust RAK, Vikram Chadha, vice president-SME marketing, du, discussed the various business opportunities being offered by the northern emirate, the …

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RAK Airways announces its entry into two capital cities- Islamabad, Amman

UAE’s RAK Airways has announced Islamabad and Amman to be its first two destination launches in 2013. Earlier in the month, in a strategic press briefing Murabit Al Sawaf, president and CEO of RAK Airways stated that the airline is visualising a strategic growth path with new destinations and increase in its fleet size. RAK Airways has seen a strategic …

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Julphar eyeing expansion in Latin America, Central Asia

Ras Al Khaimah-based pharmaceutical company Julphar has planned to increase its footprint beyond the Middle East, and explore territories of Latin America, central Asia and South East Asia. “We are attempting to revamp the portfolio and revitalise the organisation in terms of sales and marketing operations as well as manufacturing facilities,” Mr Abou Jalala said in an interview with a …

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Compact disc’s alive and kicking

Falcon Technologies International’s primary operations is manufacturing and distribution of CDs and DVDs. Contrary to popular notions, FTI’s chief executive officer tells RR’s Nikhil Pereira that USB drives have not killed the Ras Al Khaimah-based companies’ livelihood.    PC’s are on the decline and, so is the laptop as a form factor. The CPU unit has been replaced with all-in-one …

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Comeback in the health care industry

No matter how healthy or rich economies are,  people will never stop getting sick. With a population of approximately 300,000, Ras Al Khaimah is increasingly attracting medical tourism patients from abroad, as the emirate offers five-star health care at competitive costs. In an interview with Robust RAK’s Samar Manzar, Raza Siddiqui, chairman of RAK Hospital, describes how the hospital, today, …

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When empowering purifying is the agenda

One of the largest utility service providers, not only in UAE but also the entire Middle East, Utico is a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi-based Ghantoot Group of companies. Being a utility infrastructure developer, its business operation include: generation, transmission, distribution, billing, collection and customer service. They also design, engineer, procure, install, test and commission water desalination and power generation …

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RAK Ceramics: An interior designer’s dream

RAK Ceramics has achieved a phenomenal growth in a short span. Several companies have modelled their corporate profile, and, also, continue to idolise the company. Robust RAK takes a look at what makes the company a first choice for consumers world-wide. Here’s an excerpt of a conversation with Abdallah Massaad, CEO, RAK Ceramic. Q. Already a world renowned name and …

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Shaping the future of affordable health care

Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, more commonly known as Julphar, is a reflection of Ras Al Khaimah’s significant development. Julphar came into existence 32 years ago in 1980 under the guidance of H.H Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the late ruler, when there were few businesses in the region. The objective was to produce high-quality, affordable medicines for people in the …

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