Monday, July 29, 2013

SHARJAH TATWEER FORUM DELEGATION VISITS KINGSTON HOLDINGS CORPORATE FACILITIES AT SAIF ZONE, FOCUS ON CHALLENGES IN MANUFACTURING AND QUALITY STANDARDS FOR EXPORTS






20 July, 2013, Sharjah, UAE: Challenges and processes in manufacturing and the compliance to international quality standards for exporters came up for a strong discussion when a select delegation of the key members of the Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) visited the corporate manufacturing facilities of Kingston Holdings FZC at the Saif Zone, Sharjah. 

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (Tatweer) is a non-profit independent entity established in May of 2005 by an Emiri Decree (29-2005) by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and the Honorary Chairman of Tatweer.  The Forum aims to contribute to the progress and the sustainable development of the Emirate of Sharjah through enabling young leaders; supporting the implementation of viable projects and the productive interaction with society to achieve a better future based on the cultural heritage of Sharjah.

Addressing the delegation at the joint conference with key executives from Admin, Marketing, Logistics and Manufacturing for the group, Mr. Lalu Samuel, CMD, Kingston Holdings FZC stated, “We are honoured to receive the high level delegation from the STF at our facilities. Kingston Holdings has come a long way from its launch in 1996. From an initial setup, our group has grown organically by building Joint Ventures with world class brands like Pierlite Australia, GP Batteries Hong Kong, Glen Dimplex Ireland and Rexton Technologies UK, and inorganically through acquisitions.”

Kingston Holdings’ latest acquisition consists of the major PVC conduit manufacturing plant from Schneider Electric. Mr. Samuel says, “This plant acquisition has made us a major player in the PVC conduits industry in the Mena Region, with an output capacity of 350 kms per day of conduits.”  The delegation was also addressed by Mr. S. Lourduraj, Manufacturing Head on the Quality control process. The delegates visited the manufacturing facilities for PVC conduits, group manufacturing facilities for various JV brands, quality control and plant automation centre, tool room facilities and warehousing and logistics setup with an insight into advance quality control measures like Kaizen being followed at the group.

Mr. Samuel, who is also the Chairman - Sharjah Industry Business Group, which represents over 1700 high profile industries across Sharjah, remarked on the strong presence and contribution of the industries in Sharjah to the industrial sector. Commenting to questions on Quality Control challenges, he remarked, “As regional exporters, we need to meet the QC test standards for each country / market we work with as per their specific standards. Thus, the quality standards and involvement with our products is extremely high”.

About Kingston Holdings
Kingston Holdings operates from its most modern 750,000 sq. ft. facilities located at Saif Zone, Sharjah, and has been offering energy efficient solutions to a trade customer base since 1996. Industrial and Corporate customers include developers, architects, interior designers, consultants, contractors and dealers and distributors of electrical products across the MENA region. 

It retails reputed international brands like Rexton, Pierlite, GP, Clipsal, Moonlighting, Austube and Schneider Electric through its chain of Highland retail stores in the UAE, and a chain of strategic distributors across the region. All stores are high end showrooms equipped with the latest technology, distributing a range of electrical, lighting, air movement, cable management and data communication product ranges. 

For further information please contact:
Amrit
Corporate Communications,
Kingston Holdings FZC
P O Box 8080, Saif Zone, Sharjah, UAE.
Phone: 00971 6 557 8787 Mob: +971-56-6800183
Email: Amrit.kumar@kingstonholdings.com

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Lalu Samuel ranked among the Top 100 Indian Leaders in the UAE by Forbes Middle East






 





LALU SAMUEL RANKED AMONG THE TOP 100 INDIAN LEADERS IN THE UAE BY FORBES MIDDLE EAST
 

1 July, 2013, Sharjah, UAE: Forbes Middle East announced the coveted list of the Top 100 Indian Leaders in the UAE at an impressive ceremony hosted recently at The Oberoi, Dubai, UAE.

Lalu Samuel, Chairman & Managing Director, Kingston Holdings FZC, and M.D., Rexton Technologies, has been featured in the top 50 count on the list. 

Forbes Middle East launched the list to recognize ambitious, entrepreneurial individuals from India responsible for some of the most successful UAE-based enterprises in operation today, with an impact across the GCC, and their passion and contribution to the advancement of the Arab region. Guests of honor at the event were H.E. Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India, H.E. Mr. M K Lokesh, Ambassador of India to the UAE and Dr. Nasser Bin Aqeel Al Tayyar, President of Arab Publisher House, the publishers of Forbes Middle East. The ranking is the result of in-depth research into Indian professionals and impresarios residing and/or operating businesses in the UAE. (The listing is available on the Forbes Middle East website at: http://english.forbesmiddleeast.com/details.php?list=44480&row=3911 )

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Lalu Samuel said, "I am honoured and privileged to be included in the Top 100 Indian Leaders list by Forbes, and I compliment Forbes for organizing the same. I am grateful to the Leadership of this country for providing us a vision and opportunity for creating such achievements. I would also like to thank all our business partners, the teams at all our Group companies and supporters for their continued contribution and good wishes.  "

Based at Saif Zone, Sharjah, the diversified group is involved in Manufacturing, Distribution, Logistics, Headhunting, Advertising & Media Promotions and Project Development. The group business is spread over 27 Branches/Divisions across 5 continents, with Joint Ventures with international brands like Pierlite Australia, Rexton Technologies UK, GP Batteries Hong Kong and Glen Dimplex Ireland, exporting to over 60 countries across the region. With the recent acquisition of the major PVC conduit manufacturing plant from Schneider Electric, Kingston Holdings has emerged as a category leader in the cable Management industry in the region.

Mr. Samuel has recently been awarded the Saif Zone Excellence (SEA) Businessman Award. He has also been re-elected as the Chairman of Industries Business Group, Sharjah, a consortium of over 1700 high profile industries, with a combined share of over 40% industrial output of UAE. Commenting further, he said, "This recognition further establishes the strong growth potential of the group in the region, and we look forward to forging strategic alliances in the region to drive our business growth".

About Kingston Holdings
Kingston Holdings operates from its most modern 750,000 sq. ft. facilities located at Saif Zone, Sharjah, and has been offering energy efficient solutions to a trade customer base since 1996. Industrial and Corporate customers include developers, architects, interior designers, consultants, contractors and dealers and distributors of electrical products across the MENA region.

It retails reputed international brands like Rexton, Pierlite, GP, Xpelair, Clipsal, Moonlighting, Austube and Schneider Electric through its chain of Highland retail stores in the UAE, and a chain of strategic distributors across the region. All stores are high end showrooms equipped with the latest technology, distributing a range of electrical, lighting, air movement, cable management and data communication product ranges.

For further information please contact:
Amrit 
Corporate Communications,
Kingston Holdings FZC
P O Box 8080, Saif Zone, Sharjah, UAE.
Phone: 00971 6 557 8787 Mob: +971-56-6800183
Email: Amrit.kumar@kingstonholdings.com,

Thursday, May 30, 2013

LED Troffers from Rexton Technologies

Rexton offers a complete range of LED Troffers.


LED troffers provide a very energy efficient option for corporate, indoor and retail environmental lighting. The Troffers are designed and supplied with customized LED driver,  high quality cold rolled steel, mirrored Aluminium,VDE lamp holders and VDE terminal block, with RoHS compliant manufacturing process.

Ideal for Retrofit and new project applications.









LED Bulbs from Rexton Technologies

Introducing the LED Bulbs from Rexton Technologies

Ideal for Retrofit and New project applications.
Available in E26/E27 socket.
Power supply range of AC100-240V/50-60Hz.
Light output: milky white.
Ceramic base + glass, with a beam angle of 150 degrees.





The Bulbs are available with a choice of CREE and EPISTAR LEDs.

 Power Rating:
4W LED bulb, 325lm
12W LED bulb, >1050lm
6W LED bulb, >470lm

LED Downlights from Rexton Technologies

Rexton Launches energy efficient LED Downlights.

The ideal choice to replace old, inefficient halogen downlights. Available in a range of Power ratings and Lumens, the LED Downlights are a best seller in the retail and project based applications.
For new installations, complete downlight kits (which include frame, body, lamp holder and transformer) are available.

For Retro-fit, kits (which include the frame and body only) are also available for instant swap over of existing halogen downlights to LED downlights, without the need for an electrician. This is a clear advantage over CFLs, which would require an electrician to remove the transformers and install new lamp holders.






Key Technical Specs:
LED Downlight Aluminum Extruded Body and High Light Transmittance Lens, available in White color Frame

Lighting Specifications:
140 to180lm /  1 W
160 to 240lm / 3 W
500 to 620lm  / 9 W
820 to 1,020lm / 15 W
1800 to 2040lm / 24 W





GU5.3 Downlights by Rexton Technologies

Introducing the GU5.3 Downlights by Rexton 






Ideal for indoor and corporate / retail lighting, the GU5.3 by Rexton is Smooth Dimming and manufactured under RoHS compliance.
Product benefits

  • Very low energy consumption
  • Extremely long life
  • No UV and near-IR radiation in the light beam
  • Shockproof and vibration-proof
  • Efficient generation of white light
Areas of application
  • As a downlight for marking walkways, doors, stairs, etc.
  • Exhibitions, department stores
  • Directional light sources
  • Museums
  • Hospitality
  • Shops

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Cable Management Systems by Rexton Technologies

PVC Cable Management Systems from Rexton Technologies

Rexton offers a complete range of PVC Cable Management Systems. These include Rigid and corrugated conduits, junction boxes, socketed conduits, bends and couplers, surface and flush mount boxes, couplings and adaptors, etc.

Rexton also announces the new range of custom manufactured Rigid Medium Duty PVC Conduits. The Conduits are specifically designed to suit the local trade markets. We look forward to your valued orders.


Cable Management Systems

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Ventilation and Exhaust fans from Rexton Technologies

Rexton Technologies announces an exclusive range of PVC and Metal exhaust fans for domestic and industrial applications. Designed for high energy efficiency and manufactured from high quality components, Rexton Ventilation and Exhaust fans are available in custom specifications as per requirements.

Ventilation and Exhaust fans from Rexton Technologies
Ventilation and Exhaust fans from Rexton Technologies

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Weatherproof premium Battens from Rexton Technologies

 Rexton offers a premium range of 118, 136, 218 and 236 Weatherproof Battens. 

The standard specifications include an ABS base and an UV and impact resistant polycarbonate diffuser which is ideal for the Middle East application conditions.



Rexton Technologies offers a range of 118x 218, 136, 236 weatherproof premium battens with ABS base and UV resistant polycarbonate diffuser.
Weatherproof premium battens from Rexton Technologies


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

LED Street lights from Rexton Technologies

An ideal solution to the growing power needs of developing economies, Rexton offers energy efficient LED Street lights. These lights are mercury-free, and are very environmental friendly and can be recycled safely. The light output is very stable, with no flicker, no glare, no UV or infrared radiation.

For product demos and corporate/infrastructure project requirements, kindly contact our dedicated LED sales team.

LED Street Lights by Rexton Technologies
LED Street Lights by Rexton Technologies

LED Downlights from Rexton Technologies

Rexton offers a range of LED Downlights for new and retrofit applications. Available in highly energy efficient specifications of 1W, 3W, 9W and 15W formats for a wide range of applications.

LED Downlights by Rexton Technologies

Rexton launches exclusive range of 60 x 60 LED Lighting Panels

Rexton offers an exclusive range of 60 x 60 LED lighting Panel. Ideal for corporate / indoor lighting, these panels come with a 40,000 hour life span and has a smooth opal diffuser to provide very evenly distributed lighting. Pls. visit us or contact us for product demos and custom orders.



60 x 60 LED Panel by Rexton Technologies
60 x 60 LED Panel by Rexton Technologies



Monday, May 6, 2013

Lalu Samuel wins Saif Zone Excellence (SEA) Businessman Award


ACHIEVEMENTS AND COMMITMENT REWARDED AT THE SAIF ZONE EXCELLENCE (SEA) AWARDS


 
Mr. Lalu Samuel, Chairman & MD, Kingston Holdings FZC, receiving the SEA Businessman Award from His Excellency, Mr. Rashid Al Leem, Director General, Saif Zone, Sharjah, UAE.
Mr. Lalu Samuel, Chairman & MD, Kingston Holdings FZC, receiving the SEA Businessman Award from His Excellency, Mr. Rashid Al Leem, Director General, Saif Zone, Sharjah, UAE.

 

Press Release:
30 April, 2013, Sharjah, UAE: The achievements of the individual as a model businessman and an industrialist, and the commitment towards Saif Zone and the industrial community of Sharjah at large was aptly recognized and rewarded at the recently concluded first ever Saif Zone Excellence (SEA) Awards ceremony conducted on April 24, 2013 by Saif Zone at the University City Hall, Sharjah, UAE. Mr. Lalu Samuel, CEO and MD of Kingston Holdings FZC, and the Chairman, Sharjah Industry Business Group, has been honoured with the SEA Businessman Award. Presented in person to Mr. Samuel by His Excellency, Mr. Rashid Al Leem, Director General, Saif Zone, in the distinguished presence of dignitaries and eminent personalities from Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Senior Corporate Executives from major participating industrial companies from Saif Zone, representatives from industries in Sharjah, media persons and attendees, this Award exemplifies the achievements of the individual and his contribution to Saif Zone and the industrial sector at large.

The SEA BUSINESS MAN Award is primarily awarded to:
An entrepreneur, business owner and a leader who can claim the following to his/her credit or who has:
  • Introduced innovative ideas, including forward-thinking concepts and solutions, and useful products, services and technologies.
  • Succeeded in executing those ideas.
  • Shown excellent leadership/managerial skills.
  • Shown excellent ethical practices.
  • Contributed to or achieved continued growth/expansion.
  • Fulfilled Social Responsibilities, including positive impact on both the society & business community.
  • Received awards and accreditations.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Samuel remarked in his Vote of Thanks address, “Saif Zone has come a long way since its inception in 1995, and has grown phenomenally to cover over 5500 companies across diverse business segments, offering world class infrastructure and highly reliable and investor friendly response which has contributed to its growth. We are very grateful to the wise leadership of the Rulers and HE Mr. Rashid Al Leem towards Saif Zone which has enabled such success to happen”. Commenting on future plans, Samuel adds, “We have grown over 60% year on year in our key markets and product segments. With our recent acquisition of the Clipsal factory at Saif Zone, we have become a major player in the Cable Management and PVC Conduits industry, and will continue forging ahead with our expansion plans in the region”

About Kingston Holdings
Kingston Holdings operates from its most modern 750,000 sq. ft. facilities located at Saif Zone, Sharjah, and has been offering energy efficient solutions to a trade customer base since 1996. Industrial and Corporate customers include developers, architects, interior designers, consultants, contractors and dealers and distributors of electrical products across the MENA region.
It retails reputed international brands like Rexton, Pierlite, GP, Clipsal, Moonlighting, Austube and Schneider Electric through its chain of Highland retail stores in the UAE, and a chain of strategic distributors across the region. All stores are high end showrooms equipped with the latest technology, distributing a range of electrical, lighting, air movement, cable management and data communication product ranges. 

For further information please contact:
Amrit
Corporate Communications,
Kingston Holdings FZC
P O Box 8080, Saif Zone, Sharjah, UAE.
Email: amrit.kumar@kingstonholdings.com, Phone: 00971 6 557 8787