Zafco: Dubai-based, with a global reach
Following a successful Tyrexpo Asia Zafco, the Dubai based tyre manufacturer, importer and exporter of tyres, batteries and lubricants, is also exhibiting at Automechanika Middle East. Founded in Dubai in 1993, Zafco is one of the world's leading importers and exporters of car tyres, batteries and lubricants. The company is based in the Jebel Ali Free Zone and its UAE storage facilities, which cover 43,100 square metres, can accommodate 1 million tyres.
Zafco has recorded an average growth of over 30 per cent each year since its inception and registered a turnover exceeding 1 billion dirhams in 2009. The company now operates in over 85 countries and works closely with 800-plus distributors around the world.
According to the company, Zafco’s goal is to be recognized as the number one source for the world’s best tyres across the UAE and the wider Middle East and Africa. The company also contract manufactures under the Zeetex brand. The firm is headed by Gopiraj KV, Zafco’s CEO, and employs over 275 staff.