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Jumbo Group signs MoU with Dubai SME to strengthen 3D Manufacturing operations in the UAE

Dubai, 6th February 2019: Jumbo 3D Manufacturing LLC, part of Jumbo Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development (Dubai SME) to drive awareness about 3D manufacturing technology.

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO, Dubai SME and Arvind Agrawal, CEO, Jumbo Group, signed the MoU in the presence of other senior dignitaries from both organisations.  

The partnership will allow Dubai SME to benefit from Jumbo’s 3D technology and solutions and provide members with ongoing training and mentorship. Dubai SME members will have access to Jumbo’s 3D printing facility to manufacture parts and apply 3D printing technology across target industry segments, including architecture, healthcare, education, automotive and other sectors. It will also help potential SME members to incubate 3D printing business with Jumbo.

Arvind Agarwal, CEO, Jumbo Group, said: “We are delighted to partner with Dubai SME to share our technical know-how and expertise with their members and showcase the potential of 3D printing technology to small and medium business enterprises in the emirate.

He added: “When we established Jumbo 3D Manufacturing LLC in 2018, our goal was to help support and strengthen the UAE’s plans for 3D manufacturing and offer guidance and mentorship to leverage 3D printing to any business looking to implement the technology – and we are pleased to be able to fulfil this vision through Dubai SME.”

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO, Dubai SME, said: “The Dubai 3D Printing Strategy launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is revolutionising manufacturing in many sectors. We are proud to partner with Jumbo 3D Manufacturing for a deeper understanding of how 3D printing can be leveraged to enhance productivity.”

3D printing technology can be applied across several different sectors, and Jumbo plans to eventually cover a gamut of services, including 3D plastic printing, 3D metal printing and finally 3D construction printing. Jumbo uses state-of-the-art 3D printing technology to boost the demand for 3D manufacturing in line with UAE and Dubai’s vision to become a global hub for 3D printing by 2030.

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