SABER

1976

A VISION TO REALITY

H.E. Sultan bin Rashed Al Dhaheri and Mr. Maher Nasser founded Giffin Traffiks Co. L.L.C. in Abu Dhabi U.A.E. for the manufacture of multipurpose signage, Steel and Aluminium fabrication works for the UAE and GCC region. The bolstering of Giffin Traffiks was achieved by its divisions Giffin Signfab – for manufacturing of total signage solutions and Giffin Metalfab – specialized in Steel and Aluminium Works.

1977

3M CONVERTER

The Converter Plant is commissioned by 3M Company in Mussafah, for the production of cutout and retro reflective signs. Total Company Workforce comprised of 15 men.

1986

GANTRY STRUCTURES

The first Tubular Overhead Sign Gantries are manufactured and erected. Giffin Traffiks Co. also introduces the Aluminium Sign Plank System to replace the bolted sheet panels for all types of directional signs.1986

1988

METAL WORKSHOP EXPANSION

Work commences on the expansion of the Metal Fabrication workshop in Mussafah. The new premises will provide an additional work area of 1,000 square meters to house all fabrication facilities.

1989

PRISMO GULF ESTABLISHMENT

Prismo Gulf Establishment was founded to offer thermoplastic road marking to the GCC region; the company was the first to pioneer and lead this initiative in the region. Over the years, Prismo Gulf Establishment has expended its product and solution portfolio to offer environmental-friendly innovative road marking solutions and superior cost-effective pavement repair/maintenance solutions.

1990

FIRST ROAD MARKING IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN

SABER Investment Company L.L.C through its member company Prismo Gulf Establishment (then Prismo Universal Gulf) was the first Company to carry out Road Markings in the Sultanate of Oman of Sohar Town Roads for Muscat Municipality.

1991

FIRST GALVANIZING PLANT IN THE UAE

SABER Investment Company L.L.C had established Giffin Galvaplant; the first ever galvanizing plant in the U.A.E. which was later expanded to Al Jazira Metal Industries Galvanizing Plant in 2005.

1992

PORCELAIN ENAMELING ON ALUMINIUM

The Giffin Signfab Division commissions its plant for Porcelain Enameling on aluminium to execute various types of porcelain enameling projects to quality standards.

1994

METAL COATING INDUSTRIES ESTABLISHMENT

Metal Coating Industries was established for the manufacture of powder coated metallic products and epoxy painted products for the U.A.E. and GCC Region.

1998

PORCELAIN ENAMELING ON STEEL

The Signfab Division commissions its new plant for Porcelain Enameling on steel with technical collaboration from Ferro, Holland. All types of Vitreous Enameling Projects are now executed to quality standards.

2001

ESTABLISHMENT OF AL JAZIRA METAL INDUSTRIES

This year saw the inception of Al Jazira Metal Industries in Mussafah with interests in profile Works, Hot Dip Galvanization, Foundry, Supply and Installation of Specialized Equipment throughout the U.A.E. and the lower Gulf Region.

2002

Khalaf Sultan General Contracting Est.

With more focus and importance being given to the infrastructure and maintenance of roads, this led to the formation of a new company, Khalaf Sultan General Contracting Est.

Khalaf Sultan General Contracting Est. was founded with the main goal of providing exceptional maintenance and utility services to the roads of the United Arab Emirates.

Khalaf Sultan General Contracting Est. is now re branding to Injaz national general Enterprises L.L.C

2005

COMMERCIAL SIGNS

Giffin Traffiks – Signfab has been navigating in the advertising and commercial signage universe, exploring at 360°, widening their Production Range and expanding their Know How Technology.

2006

FIRST PORTABLE VARIABLE MESSAGE SIGN (PVMS)

We install the first portable variable message sign in Abu Dhabi.

FIRST SOLAR MULTIPURPOSE ADVANCED WARNING TRAILER

We installs the first solar multipurpose advanced warning trailer in Abu Dhabi.

2008

ENVIRONMENTAL GRAPHICS DESIGN

2008 has marked a remarkable and significant achievement with the subscription of Giffin Traffiks – Signfab in the Society of Environmental Graphics (SEGD), as designer of Signage and Way Finding Systems for urbanized areas.

QATAR – GREEN ARROW ENTERPRISES

With the State of Qatar rising to the International Development Level; this has led us to expand our services by the establishment of Green Arrow Enterprises W.L.L.  in Qatar.

Green Arrow Enterprises offers the products and services of the SABER Investment Company L.L.C in the state of Qatar.

2010

FIRST FULL COLOR VMS

We installs the first full color VMS System at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

2011

FIRST SOLAR POWERED OVERHEIGHT VEHICLE DETECTION SYSTEM

We installs the first solar powered over height vehicle detection system at Ruwais-Ghweifat Bypass.

2012

MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL ROADS FEDERATION

SABER Investment Company L.L.C becomes a member of the International Roads Federation (IRF). thereby contributing its manufacturing expertise and resources to meet the demands of the UN Decade of Action to save lives and make roads safer.

WATER PROJECTS IN QATAR

Giffin Traffiks Co. L.L.C. with Green Arrow Enterprises W.L.L. and Delta Fontane Group in Italy founded DEGAFO Water Projects in Qatar specialized in the design and execution of Water projects.

The company was awarded with 8 sophisticated, artistic water features in the New Doha International Airport Project in Doha, Qatar.

2013

STATE OF THE ART G2 FACILITY

Giffin Traffiks Co. L.L.C., member of SABER Investment Company L.L.C has shifted its operations to the newly commissioned Iconic G2 Facility for the manufacture of Signage, Steel and Aluminium structures operated jointly by Giffin Signfab and Giffin Metalfab.

MEMBER OF ITS AMERICA

SABER Investment Company L.L.C becomes a member of ITS America in Washington, D.C. to aid and foster the research, design and development of Intelligent Transportation Systems thereby enhancing safety, increasing mobility and sustaining the environment.

2014

Awarded iconic Project ONWANI

ONWANI is the new Unified Addressing and Wayfinding System For Abu Dhabi. The project consists of the Design, Manufacture and Installation of the complete Signage Package for the new addressing system of Abu Dhabi, to provide Advanced Solutions for Way Finding/Showing, Streets Naming, Plot Numbering and Full data base for the Navigation system.

UMAD (TMA’s)- Truck Mounted Attenuator

Car Parking Management System

ITS and Parkassist deliver the next generation intelligent parking management solution

2015

Awarded Iconic Project – MTB(Midfield Terminal Project)

VRS(vehicle restraint system) – AJMI system

2016

Installed Traffic & Tunnel Management System

Installed Traffic & Tunnel Management System(SCADA) at Saadiyat Island