MEFMA member Imdaad honored at Global FM Awards of Excellence in Facilities Management 2020
A founding member of the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), Imdaad was recently recognized at the Global FM Awards of Excellence in Facilities Management 2020. The company’s dedication and participation in advancing sustainability through its FARZ automated material recovery facility (MRF) were honoured with the ‘Silver Award of Excellence in FM’.
The Dubai-based group of companies that provides integrated, sustainable amenities management services was the only company from the Middle East to win this year an award at Global FM’s prestigious awards program, which aimed to honour organizations for their dedication and success in developing and improving FM practices.
By identifying one of the MEFMA members within the top three ranks for excellence in FM, the presentation has emphasised that the region’s FM sector has proven flexibility as a result of its adherence to the best models and practices.
One of the largest fully-automated MRFs in the region, FARZ is located in the National Industries Park in Jebel Ali, Dubai. It was built in line with the goals of the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda, which envisions redirecting 75 per cent of all municipal solid waste away from landfills by 2021. Working around the clock, the state-of-the-art recycling facility prepares 1,200 tons of municipal, commercial, and industrial waste using forward division and recovery technologies that offer the most effective recovery rate in the country at 25-30 per cent.
The facility is also supporting minimize discharges caused by trucks that assemble and carry waste to landfills. Remarking on the announcement, Ali AlSuwaidi, Vice President of MEFMA, said: “We are thrilled that our priceless member Imdaad has been presented with the coveted award as an endorsement that the FM industry in the Middle East is one of the driving around the world. With a demonstrated dedication to driving growth in the FM industry through the growth of pioneering solutions, Imdaad has transferred illustrious achievements on its journey. The acceptance by the Global FM Awards of Excellence in Facilities Management 2020 is a fitting testament to the completion of the company’s endeavours aimed at limiting the power of technology and innovation to safeguard the ecosystem for generations to come.”..
With the recycling of nearly 13 per cent of the total waste generated daily in Dubai and the reduction of CO2 emission by over 19,250 kg per day through the replacement of more than 100 trucks and vehicles from the UAE’s roads, Imdaad has been performing great contributions toward the ongoing global enterprises to realize sustainable economies and environment.
Established in 2007, Imdaad is headquartered in Dubai with site offices and branches across the UAE, including Abu Dhabi. Imdaad's suite of complete turnkey answers includes Integrated FM, Hard FM, and Home-Pro, as well as Environmental Services such as solid waste and wastewater management and power rents. Besides, Imdaad’s intelligent platform for facilities management, Imtedaad, provides real-time insights on the performance and trends of interconnected assets and ecosystems to offer recommendations for predictive support and corrective actions.