Since its inception in 1995, the Petrochem Middle Eat FZE “PME” in Dubai, UAE has developed into the leading independent chemical distributor in the region, distributing chemicals to over 600 customers primarily located in key Middle Eastern, African and Indian markets. The Business is a specialized chemical distributor to a diverse range of customers and end markets. PME utilizes its market-leading supply chain management and distribution expertise to supply its customers with high-value commodity and specialty chemicals for their manufacturing operations.
Petrochem Middle Eat FZE specializes in Aromatics which are used in various manufacturing processes include paints, coatings, printing inks, oil field chemicals, perfumery, cosmetics, detergents, and pharmaceuticals. The Business has a particular focus and expertise in the paints, coatings, resins and packaging industries PME has a portfolio of over 100 different products sourced from a high-quality contingent of over c.130 principals, including the majority of the regions’ key chemical producers.
The customer base reflects a core geographical focus in the Gulf Co-operation Council (“GCC”) region and Africa, with the flexibility to deliver to customers further afield, as and when opportunities arise PME’s head office is based in the DMCC free zone in the Jumeirah Lake Towers in Dubai. The key hubs of its distribution network are located at two state-of-the-art terminals, which have been tailor-made for the Business. The largest of the terminals has a 35k MT storage capacity and is located in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (“JAFZA”), Dubai, UAE.
PME has a total workforce of over 100 employees, which includes a team of dedicated, internationally experienced and highly capable general managers to run the Business, supported by a skilled workforce of technicians, chemists, and operations personnel.
The business is strongly differentiated from its competitors by its market-leading supply chain capabilities, quality, and reliability of service and strong reputation in the market. PME has close relationships with its local customer network, to which the Business supplies a wide range of value-added services including 24-48 hour delivery, customized blending and mixed order bundling.