Abu Dhabi's Key Highlights of Metal Industries

219 Million 


Total Investments (2021)



166 Project

Production Stage licenses

Total Industrial licenses (2022)


100 Activities 

Total Number Of Activates


Metal Industries

Includes the activities dealing with smelting and/or refining ferrous and non-ferrous metals from ore, pig or scrap, using electro metallurgic and other process metallurgic techniques. This division also includes the manufacture of metal alloys and super-alloys by introducing other chemical elements to pure metals. The output of smelting and refining, usually in ingot form, is used in rolling, drawing and extruding operations to make products such as plate, sheet, strip, bars, rods, wire, tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, and in molten form to make castings and other basic metal products.

General Products Examples:

Ferro-Alloys Production, Primary Steel Forms, Iron or Steel Scrap Ingots Re-melting, Steel Hot-Rolled and Cold-Rolled Flat-Rolled Products, Steel Cold Forming Open Sections, Cold Drawing or Stretching Steel Wires, Steel Seamless Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, Steel Tubes Fittings of All Kinds, Steel Hot-Rolled Open Sections, Steel Bars and Supplies, Smelting, Rolling, Traction, and Extracting of Basic Non-Ferrous Metals, Production of Aluminum Oxide (Alumina), Aluminum Wrapping Foil , Tubes, Pipes, Hollow Profiles and Fittings, Casting of Precious Metal Castings and Casting of Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

- This division also includes the manufacture of “pure” metal products (such as parts, containers and structures), usually with a static, immovable function.

The manufacture of weapons and ammunition is also included in this division.

Examples on such products:

Construction Metal Framework and Skeletons and Parts thereof Manufacturing, Metal Prefabricated Buildings, Fireproof Metal Doors, Metal Doors, Windows and Their Frames, Shutters and Gates, tanks, reservoirs and containers of metal, Central Heating Boilers and Radiators Manufacturing, Compressed or Liquefied Gas Metal Containers, steam generators, Steam or other Vapours Generators, Pipe Systems, weapons and ammunition, Forging, pressing, stamping and roll-forming of metal, Treatment and coating of metals; Metal Coating, etc.

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