Majan Glass Company SAOG was promoted in the year 1994 and established in the year 1997 with a sole objective of catering to the huge demand for Glass Containers within Sultanate of Oman ,GCC and Globally. The Company commenced the commercial production in the year 1997. The Project was envisaged to cater to the needs of Soft Drink, Food & Beverages Industry sector mainly within the Sultanate and was promoted by leading and well reputed Industrial groups and by well known and respected personalities of the Sultanate. The Company is a publicly listed on the MSM and with the Ministry of finance, Sultanate of Oman holding share of 75.3 % and balance by the Public. The Company’s shares are listed on Muscat Security Market.
The Company is located at Sohar Industrial Estate which is about 200 kms away from Muscat and Dubai, is one of the most high-tech manufacturing companies in the Sultanate. The Company has installed capacity of producing 250 MT per day of Glass and has 2 Furnaces, five Production Lines and equipments designed to produce Glass containers in 88ml – 1000ml range, in different sizes and in Flint and coloured glass. The Plant is put up with a “State-of-the Art Technology” with latest up to date modern Equipments available in the Industry supplied by well known Equipment manufacturers like Emhart Glass SA – Switzerland, BDF Industries SpA – Italy, Ernst Pennekamp – Germany, Antonini SRL - Italy, Raute Precision Industrial Weighing – Finland, Emmti SpA – Italy, AGR International – USA and SGCC Glass Inspection Systems – France to name a few.
The initial Project was completed at the cost of RO 11.01 Million i.e. approximately USD 28.4 Million and the Plant was made operational in March 1997.
The Company is currently producing Empty Glass containers and Jars for various Soft Drinks/Food and Beverages like Colas, Juices, Ketchups, Sauces, Mayonnaise, and Malt Beverages etc.
The Company caters to most of the Glass Container/Jars requirements of the Sultanate and also exports its Glass Containers to Countries in Middle East, Far East other than all over GCC region.
The Company has improved its performance since its inception and has now firmly turned around. Since year 2004, the Company has started making Net operational Profits. The turnaround was made possible due to implementation of Restructuring Plan put forward by the Govt of Sultanate of Oman in year 2005 and with the help of several stringent measures taken by the Management under the dynamic leadership of the Govt. appointed Steering Committee Members and General Manager for revival of operations.
The Company has registered Sales turnover of 63,832 MT during year 2009 and achieved Gross revenue of RO 10.634 Million during that year.
The Company has value added features such as on line labelling, ACL Printing and Full Body PVC shrinkable label sleeving Facilities. The Company gives utmost importance to produce top Quality Glass Containers and the process of stringent checks and quality controls starts with testing of basic Raw Materials till the final finished product gets packed. Various Quality checks and tests are carried out at different stages of production and it is ensured that the finished product is of the highest quality.
The Company is approved Empty Glass Containers supplier to Pepsi Cola International and Coca Cola International worldwide. The Company has received Certification for ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems and ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management Systems. The Company also has been bestowed with “Omani Quality Mark” by Directorate General of Specifications & Measurements – Ministry of Commerce and Industry- Govt. of Sultanate of Oman.
The Company is managed by experienced professionals from the Industry and all of them work as a well-knit group to offer the best quality products to the customers. The Company also gives preference and utmost importance to train and recruit Omani citizens at various levels in the Organisation. The Company presently has about 36% Omani employees out of the total workforce of 168 employees.
The Company is led by Mr. Gerry Varvias – Chief Executive Officer who reports to the Board of Directors comprising of representatives from well known business houses, Banks and Governmental agencies.