who we are
Previously known as Qatar Gratings and Road Barriers WLL our company is now having its name changed to “Doha Gratings and Metal Works WLL”. It is a Joint Venture company between the Qatar based Pioneer for construction and development WLL of Almana Group of Companies and German company Lichtgitter Gesellschaft mbH, pioneer in grating manufacturing.
We started our operations in March 2008, complementing to the rapid development of Qatar and a huge demand of gratings in the region. With respect to the operations, all the technical know-how, Production processes and Quality Management system is been provided and monitored by Lichtgitter Germany. Finance and Administration part is managed by Almana Group Doha.
As face of the joint venture, Doha Grating and Metal Works (also known as Qatar Gratings and Road Barriers WLL) supply Gratings manufactured in Germany and do represents the Principal Company “Lichtgitter Germany” in the Middle east region.
We import Gratings (both forged welded and pressure locked type), Metal Planks and GRP products we import from our parent company Lichtgitter GmbH.
We serve our client locally for all its need regarding installation, site survey and technical queries.
Started predominantly to take up gratings projects in Qatar, we are now also dealing in turn key job complementing to our original products such as structural supports, handrails, access covers, walk ways and Ladders etc…
We are also making Heavy Duty Galvanized gratings in Doha and we intend to start assembling GRP Ladders very soon.
At present to meet the short delivery requirements, we are keeping grating stock of commonly used specification in Doha and can fabricate 100 to 150sq.mtr per Day of Material followed by galvanizing in Qatar Galvanizing Company (Sister Company) and supplying to the door steps of the Client.
We have a new department, which deals with supply of Ductile Iron products, already have approval which is made in India under exclusive partnership agreement with one of the leading foundry in India.
The Almana Group is one of the largest business houses in Qatar. Since its inception in 1960, it has grown from strength to strength, and in the process has made significant contribution to the very infrastructure of Qatar.
Today the Group boasts a large turnover and with its diversified activities is all poised to participate successfully in the ongoing economic development of Qatar.
Through the representation of some of the biggest companies in the world, the
Group was, and is still, involved in some of the largest multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects undertaken in Qatar. A few of these projects that were completed recently will be the mainstay of this country’s economy for years to come. Almana Group, far from resting on its laurels, continues to look at new opportunities and new international alliances to expand the Group’s activities.
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The company “Lichtgitter” was established in 1929, in order to carry out the specialized manufacturing of gratings. Since its inception, Continuous performance and quality development as well as innovation in manufacturing techniques, in conjunction with a cautious and market driven entrepreneurial spirit of enterprise, have ensured Lichtgitter`s place amongst the leading manufacturers of gratings, perforated metal planks and spiral staircases worldwide.
Lichtgitter is an approved technical welding company according to DIN 18800-7 and is in possession of the welding certificate for rail vehicles and parts according to DIN 6700-2.
Lichtgitter is a member of trade mark association Edelstahl Rostfrei. In Lichtgitter Quality Control is done according to RAL-GZ 638 and RAL-GZ 639 Possessing Quality Management System, according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 Galvanization always Confirming to DIN EN ISO 1461 / ASTM A123