Metal Plast Industries, a subsidiary of the diversified multinational company conglomerate Mulk Holdings International, has successfully developed Fire Rated A1 grade Aluminum Composite Panel (ACP) core and proprietary bonding system exclusively for Alubond A1, which will reduce the spread of fire in high-rise buildings worldwide
A technological breakthrough, this is considered a game-changer in the fire rating standards of exterior facades and makes Alubond A1 the safest and highest fire rated composite panel in the world.
“I am pleased to announce that we have started manufacturing Alubond A1 Fire-Retardant ACPs that will reduce and stop fire incident in civil structures and save properties and lives across the world,” Adnan Ul Mulk, founder of Metal Plast Industries and vice-chairman of Mulk Holdings International, said at a press conference.
“We are proud to be the first manufacturer of A1 core in the Middle East – at our flagship industry at Hamriyah Free Zone. The game-changing product has been developed by our own Research and Development team and will soon be exported to other markets in the world, and it shall be our endeavour to make the world safer with Alubond A1.”
Metal Plast Industries is the first company to manufacture A1 cores in the Middle East and Europe. The company began offering live demonstrations of its core A1 manufacturing capability to global experts and buyers at its expansive facility located in Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE, where the new A1 core was tested to achieve below 1 MJ/Kg of heat release – an industry benchmark.