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"We are glad to have Danube, one of the largest Building Materials Suppliers, to be under the JAFZA umbrella and will be glad to support them in every possible way"

Mr. Sultan Bin Sulayem
Executive Chairman, Ports, Customs and Jebel Ali Free Zone Corporation


 

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“Rome was not built in a day and neither were we”
It took loads of hard work, sheer determination, planning and strategic development that we built Danube from a two person's team to a whopping 1300 + strong employee empire.

Multiplying the growth we are in Jebel Ali, Dubai - Deira, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Bahrain, Muscat, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, India & China apart from key procurement office in Canada. With an extensive customer base in the G.C.C, Asia and Africa, Danube has grown from a small trading firm in 1993 to one of the largest building materials company in the region.

With this geographical stretch and a talented work force, we have projects and developments that have been smitten by the Danube charm. Our credit empire starts from the Emaar projects like Emirates Hills, the Burj al Arab, the Shangri La and the Grand Hyatt hotels, a private palace in Muscat or a dream home of a young couple, the wide range of over 25,000 products stocked by Danube provide value for money and quality solution at all times.

Making DANUBE a household name.

Thus when we do Business, each of our clients feel at home, as it has always been a very special one on one ideology. We have been successful as the entire treatment one gets is like family. Our customers, suppliers, employees, agents and distributors remain valued members of this expanding Relationship...
“Together we Gain”

Established in Dubai 18 years ago, Danube Building Materials FZCO has grown from a small trading firm in 1993 into one of the largest building materials company in the region. The company has in stock more than 25,000 products and value added services in-house, and operates from its head offices in Jebel Ali Free zone with a total area of 5 million sq.ft.

Danube has grown into one of the largest building materials company in the region, with 31 branches worldwide - 20 in the UAE, 2 in Oman, 2 in Bahrain, 2 in Saudi Arabia, 1 in Qatar and 4 in India, in addition to procurement offices in China and Canada. The company has been and is currently involved in major projects across the UAE, Oman and Bahrain, including Emirates Hills, the Burj Al Arab, Shangri-La Hotel, Grand Hyatt, Motor City, Burj Dubai, Dubai Airport Terminal 3, Yas Island, Reem Island, Saadiyat Island, and Al Raha Beach Hotel, among others.

Danube saw an impressive 25 per cent rise in revenues in 2010 in spite of the global economic crisis and projects a similar growth in 2011, that will take its revenues to AED 1.6 billion. Danube has also invested AED 50 million in a new manufacturing facility; spread over 1.3 million square feet, in Dubai TechnoPark, which would be functional this year.

Buoyant on its growth prospects, Danube Building Materials, the leader in construction, building materials and shop fitting industries, has set a target of attaining USD 1 billion (AED 3.67 billion) revenue by the year 2015.

The company’s investments comprise a manufacturing facility in China, a production plant in
Ajman, a ceiling manufacturing hub in Sharjah, and a steel factory in Oman. In addition, Danube has also made sizeable investments within the major subsectors of the construction industry, including the UAE steel, aluminium and glass markets, and the Bahraini steel market.

Danube Buildmart is the Home Interior Retail arm of Danube Group; the leading Building material company in the Middle East. Danube Buildmart showrooms are present in major shopping malls across the region and in India.

In UAE Buildmart has showrooms in Dubai Festival City, Ibn Battuta Mall, Bawadi Mall – Al Ain, Dalma Mall – Abu Dhabi and stand alone outlets in RAK, Fujairah and Abu Dhabi as well. Buildmart has 2 showrooms in Bahrain, one in Salamabad and other in Bahrain Mall. Danube Buildmart has a showroom in Saudi Arabia as well. In India Danube Buildmart has a sprawling showroom in Oberoi Mall, Mumbai. Soon Buildmart showrooms will be opened in Mushrif Mall Abu Dhabi and in Kochi – India as well. A major 200 million AED expansion plan is already being implemented to open 15 more showrooms by the end of 2012.

The product portfolio of Buildmart includes Luxury Sanitaryware, Ceramic Wall & Floor Tiles, parquet Flooring, Elegant Curtains, Wallpapers, Window Blinds, Chandeliers, Carpets, Home Decors, hardware Tools, Ceiling, Doors, Paints, Decorative paints, Wall panels, Garden & outdoor Furnitures, Garden Accessories, Gazebos, pergolas, Modular Kitchens and many more building materials and home interior products.

One of the key feature in Buildmart Showrooms, is that Buildmart offers free interior design consultancy services across all its showrooms. Customers can just walk in with their floor plans and get their interiors designed by professionally trained designers based on their individual taste and preferences selecting products from the widest range at Buildmart.

Danube launches an ecommerce business called www.danubedirect.com. The business focuses on the providing
furniture, electronics and fashion /lifestyle products online directly from manufacturers and distributor directly with free delivery anywhere in UAE. Kindly visit www.danubedirect.com

  

Our Vision

  • To improve the Lifestyle of   our Customers by providing innovative products and Services
  • To be the number one retailer of building materials globally
  • To be the most preferred Universal Choice for its customers by the year 2015.

Our Mission

  • DANUBE would achieve its vision:
  • By Operating 75 stores globally by 2015
  • By setting high standards in service, quality, safety and environment
  • By serving our customers and community with quality products at unmatched prices to build their dream homes in to reality.
  • By providing environment friendly and innovative building materials and services to the construction industry

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect &  recognition of Employees & Customers
  • Team Work
  • Service to Customers and the Society
  • Passion for Excellence in Everything we do

                                      

Awards

Danube Group has won 3 prestigious awards in the current year – the Dubai Quality Appreciation Program, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award and the Business man of the Year Award.

Danube Buildmart was voted Superbrands in 2011 by the Superbrands Council and over 2500 Marketing professionals in the UAE.

 

H. H.Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of of Dubai, presented the certificate for the ‘Dubai Quality Appreciation Programme’ (DQAP) to Mr. Rizwan Sajan - Chairman & Mr. Anis Sajan - Managing Director of Danube.

 

 

 

 

H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, awarded the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Award to Danube. The award was received by Danube Chairman Rizwan Sajan and Managing Director Anis Sajan.

 

 

 

 

Danube Building Materials was also named among the ‘UAE’s Top 20 Performers for 2008’ at a ceremony held on March 31, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. The list of top companies included industry leaders within the UAE who were identified by ‘Newsweek Arabic Edition’ to have successfully upheld their corporate objectives while making significant contribution to the overall progress of the UAE.