The company started as a silicon sealant sales company for contracting companies, traders and projects in the western region of KSA. During the same year, Riyadh branch was established in the heart of the busiest business capital within the GCC.
After having achieved a respectful level of market saturation and a decent volume of client’s base, the company opened a third branch in Dammam, on the oil-rich eastern coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
After 10 years in business, as the company continues to grow, to emerge as a strong building materials supplier in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the need to have an in-house manufacturing facility became inevitable. This is where the evolution of the Specialized Factory for Steel Products took place. A factory, which witnessed at the beginning, the production of mechanical cladding fixation and similar small items via a team of most dedicated and motivated personnel and engineers. A huge personal endeavor combined with honesty and hard work made the remarkably initiated project grow and excel.
Mekkah branch and Alkharj outlets were established.
The need to increase its range of products and the necessity to have production lines for mass production were the main reasons for moving the factory from Riyadh to Jeddah. SFSP now became one of the most respectable factories in the Kingdom, able to produce several categories of steel construction products.
A massive expansion in the KSA. Madina, Khamis Mushait and Juabil branches were established.
The expansion plans continued in KSA. Qassim, Hufuf and Yanbu branches were inaugurated.
Unitech started its first branch outside of the Kingdom. The neighboring emirate of Dubai was witnessing a tremendous growth and projects were on the run. Unitech Dubai was initiated during this year to perform as the largest entity of Unitech outside of KSA.
• Expansion for SFSP Jeddah to 10,000 sqm
Unitech Lebanon was formed as a sales company powered by the close location to the headquarters of major consultants in the MENA region.
• Sigma Factory for Steel Products was established to facilitate the flow of steel products to Unitech UAE, levitating the sales of Unitech UAE by over the double
Unitech during this year has been established in the African Continent via Unitech Egypt.
• Unitech started establishing divisions to spin off its products due to its large-scale basket. This is when Uni-Metal, Beta Contech, Unipro, were formed as separate divisions, targeting specific clients and sectors according to its type of products.
Tremendous developments in Unitech’s manufacturing facilities. Computerized Numerical Cut (CNC) machines have been added to the production lines.
• SFSP Cairo has been established, on a plan to serve the Northern African countries in supplying steel construction products.
Unitech’s name can be seen in the heart of one of the most powerful G7 countries in the world, Germany. Unitech established a design office in Stuttgart, aiming at bringing its products and solutions to a different perspective.
As Dubai continues to boom, Unitech UAE was a hit with several major investments made in the operations to enable it to cope with the boom. Unitech opened new branches in UAE, increased the number of its workforce and added new machines to its already existing Sigma Factory in Ajman.
• In Unitech KSA, grew steadily and strongly, the number of branches and outlets in Unitech KSA reached 46, and Unitech KSA geographically has presence in almost every Saudi City.
Unitech launched its own brand for power tools and generators , Dynamik Werkzeuge.
Unitech became member of the US Green Building Association; LEED certification is now easier for the clients of Unitech, points can be easily calculated depending on the eco-friendly green effect of the product in the construction industry.
Unitech Jordan opened a new branch in Aqaba.
SFSP inaugurated a state of the art production facility in Dubai Industrial City.
A new Hot Dip Galvanization facility had been introduced to SFSP-DIC.
Laser cut and automated bending cells in SFSP-DIC.
SFSP Lebanon introduced new machineries, upgraded its production.
SFSP Jeddah 3rd industrial City started production over an area of around 80,000 sqm.
Digital transformation is ahead. Unitech is on the run to shape the company’s digital strategy.