History

A HISTORY OF SUCCESS AS HEPWORTH. AN EVEN BRIGHTER FUTURE AS CORYS PIPING SYSTEMS

Established over 40 years ago, CORYS Piping Systems LLC was formerly known as Hepworth PME LLC. With its rich history of manufacturing knowledge and achievements, Hepworth gained a solid reputation throughout the MENA region as a cutting-edge provider of dependable piping solutions.

From villas to super-high-rise towers, from major highways and infrastructure pipelines to golf courses, farms and agritech projects, our business  continues to bring the latest innovations to our customers, delivering value and high performing systems to meet the needs of todays’ demanding construction industry.

With major manufacturing sites in the UAE, Qatar and Oman, we trade across the MENA region and internationally through a wide network of authorized distributors.

1973

Abdul Ghaffar Hussain established a relationship with Jotun of Norway.

1973

1975

The first Jotun factory in the Middle East opened in Dubai.

1975

1976

Kangaroo Plastics, one of the region’s first flexible packaging companies, was launched.

1976

1977

Hepworth PME was established as a manufacturer and supplier of piping systems.

1977

1977

Abdul Ghaffar Hussain established Green Coast Enterprises to consolidate his various industrial holdings

1977

1991

Hepworth PME opened its state of the art factory in Nad al Hamar.

1991

1993

The Real Estate arm of the Group was launched.

1993

2001

Hepworth PME established a manufacturing joint venture in Qatar.

2001

2003

Emirates Technopack, a specialized packaging company, was launched.

2003

2004

Hepworth WLL was established in Bahrain.

2004

2006

Abdul Ghaffar Hussain Trading LLC was established in Oman.

2006

2009

Kangaroo Plastics (PME) LLC included Geomembrane to their existing range of products.

2009

2012

Green Coast Investments was established to manage the Group’s existing market investments.

2012

2013

Transfer of the Geomembrane business from Kangaroo Plastics PME to Hepworth PME.

2013

2014

Green Coast Enterprises established Corys Building Materials LLC to manage all of its construction and building materials businesses. At the same time, the new subsidiaries Corys Geosynthetics LLC and Corys Build Centre LLC were established to manage the geosynthetics and retail businesses respectively.

2014

2015

Corys Packaging is established to consolidate the strengths of both Kangaroo Plastics and Emirates Technopack.

2015

2018

State of the art manufacturing factory opened in Sultanate of Oman.

2018

2020

EGFCO, Egypt Gas George Fisher Corys Piping System, a pipes and fittings manufacturing joint venture in Egypt.

2020

2022

CORYS Piping Systems is established in order to better manage the business under one unique umbrella company with all leading regional brands, including Hepworth, Dacta, GF & Wavin.

2022

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