Ducab is 100% UAE owned business proudly dedicated to the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper and aluminium wire and cable products for the energy, defence, transport, construction, industrial, and specialty industry verticals. Jointly owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) and Senaat (General Holding Corporation, Abu Dhabi), Ducab achieved approximately USD1.3bn revenue in 2016 and employs over 1600 people.
With five manufacturing facilities in the UAE, Ducab manufactures Extra-high, medium and low voltage cables for a wide variety of applications; specialised cable ranges such as PetroBICC (Oil, Gas & Petrochemical sector), FlamBICC (Fire Performance cables), MarineBICC (for marine and shipbuilding), NuBICC (60-year certified cable range for nuclear power plants) and RuBICC (flexible rubber cables), have been developed in-house to support specific industry needs.
Through its specialty cable subsidiary AEI Cables UK, Ducab has decades of defence industry experience of supplying high performance wires and cables for:
- Naval power, instrumentation and communications (HMS Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers; UK nuclear submarine programme)
- Wiring harness cables for Middle East based armoured fighting vehicles
- Weapons systems
- Soldier systems
Ducab have recently completed a major contract to supply cables for the next generation of aircraft carriers for the British fleet – the largest ships to enter service in the UK. The Aircraft Carrier Alliance awarded the prestigious contract to AEI Cables for the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier Programme.
Working with its partners, Ducab and AEI designed and manufactured the full range of cable and wiring to supply power, lighting, data communications, fire protection and alarm circuits to operate in the most demanding of conditions.
Ducab is an ISO 9001 certified company and is also certified to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety issued by BASEC (British Approval Services for Cables). Ducab cables are also approved by the Loss Prevention Certificate Board (LPCB), BASEC, DNV, ABS, UL, and Lloyd’s Register, UK.