Apex Transgulf Manufacturing LLC
Company Capability Statement
Apex Transgulf Manufacturing LLC (ATM) is a Salalah Free Zone registered company which specializes in the manufacturing of Plastic Blow Film and Textile Sewing Threads, under two divisions. ATM was founded in January 2015 by Apex Textile Marketing SFZ and Al Hosn Investment Company SAOC (HIC), which represents the Government of Sultanate of Oman and the State of Qatar respectively. The total project cost is US$ 1.3 mn with an annual approximate turnover of US$ 6 mn. ATM has a total of 60 skilled workers.
The partners have a combined 40 years of diversified business experience in Oman and the broader region. ATM leverages this experience while also being able to take advantage of its unique location (Salalah Port) from where it can service its customers with the shortest lead times in the region while enjoying the stability in operating costs that the Sultanate has to offer.
ATM’s plastic blow film division consists of state of the art machinery including three layer extrusion machines capable of producing films from 60cm through till 6 meters in width. The extrusion machines are fitted with in-line flexographic printing capable of delivering precise prints of up to 4 colors with high speed and accuracy. The plastic division also consists of industry leading bag making, cutting sealing machines (bag on roll and flat pack). Producing LDPE, LLDPE and HDPE star sealed trash liners (with and without core), tube rolls, sheet rolls, shrink films, stretch films, laundry bags, garment bags, table covers, and more.
The plastic division has a sales mix of 80% export to its customers in USA & Europe, and 20% domestic products which are sold to renowned multinationals in the Middle Eastern market.
ATM has a vertically integrated manufacturing facility which comprises of spinning, dyeing, lubrication, and winding using state of the art European, Japanese, and Taiwanese machinery. ATM produces sewing thread using computer aided color matching systems. Our raw materials are sourced from reputable suppliers from the Far East, and our dyes, chemicals and lubricants are sourced from Europe to ensure there are no variations of shades, and thus compromises on quality. ATM’s threads are Oeko-Tex standard 100 certified.
ATM’s current plant capacity is 3,600 tons per annum.
ATM’s sewing thread division is managed by technical staff who are well versed with the sewing thread business. We have personnel who have more than 20 years of experience in the industry having worked with leading multi-nationals all over the world. Furthermore, the partners of the Company have garment factories in the region and abroad therefore are fully aware of the problems which arise from inferior quality threads. We use this unique understanding and our technical expertise to our advantage and deliver a quality-complaint free product in a timely manner.
ATM’s sewing threads are exported to Turkey, Pakistan, and India.