ROOTS GROUP ARABIA
The founding company and largest subsidiary of the Group, Roots Group Arabia (RGA) comprises all distribution operations within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. RGA is formed of four divisions: Earth Moving & Material Handling; Machinery, Consumables & Equipment; Light Equipment & Power Tools; and Building Materials & Architectural Finishes. By representing the best brands in the construction industry and offering a host of services and facilities to clients, RGA is the partner of choice for large and small contractors across KSA.
Unimar Trading UAE is a leading supplier of building materials, industrial supplies, construction equipment, and power tools in the United Arab Emirates. From turnkey to highly specialised requirements, we have the local capability, supported by Roots Group Arabia’s world class expertise, to provide solutions tailored to every project’s needs, no matter how large or small.
Gulf Depot is the RGUK’s retail chain business, developed around the needs of medium and small contractors and independent consumers. Gulf Depot currently operates 11 outlets in 8 cities, with franchising opportunities across the MENA region.
Roots Equipment is an online platform, launched in 2018, for sale of the Group’s own inventory of new construction machinery, lift equipment and sanitaryware. Focusing on serving the Central African market, Roots Equipment delivers anywhere quickly and efficiently.
Areen Design joined RGUK in 1995 and now has over thirty years’ experience of delivering innovative interior design and cost-effective procurement solutions to an international client base. Areen Design’s highly experienced teams are experts in creating interiors that are both practical and beautiful, delivering world class service, on time and to budget.
A-Metal was the first manufacturing operation to be acquired by the Group in 2001 and offers a unique line of standard and customised masonry fixing systems, ceiling systems and fasteners. A-Metal is an established supplier with global points of sales. A-Metal has a second ISO-certified production plant in 2015, expanding its production range.
HAWK POWER GENERATION
HAWK is a power generation, sales and rental solutions provider with scope covering design, assembly, installation, and maintenance. HAWK offers standard and customised power generating sets suitable for standby/emergency power, prime power or continuous applications, which can run diesel, gas, heavy fuel, oil and dual fuel. HAWK sources from leading suppliers to serve MENA and African markets, with a 23,000sqm manufacturing facility based in Jeddah.
Unimar Egypt covers Egypt and North Africa regions, serving as the partner of choice for best-in-class construction machinery, material handling equipment, and international power tool brands. Unimar Egypt acts as a single-source provider for clients in a wide range of industries, from building and road construction, warehousing and logistics, to woodwork and landscape maintenance.
Launched in 2014, Roots Jordan is part of RGUK’s global network for distribution and trade of the world’s best construction equipment and building material brands. Roots Jordan has enjoyed great success in the Jordanian market for construction sourcing, doubling in size and product offering over the last 2 years.
Top Factory manufactures custom-made wood and solid surface products. Services also include supply and implementation of specialised wooden contracting projects for large and medium scale projects, as well as special orders.
Established in 1956, Pascall+Watson became part of the Group in 2014. Pascall+Watson is an award-winning international design practice with offices in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East and a geographic reach spreading across the globe.
One of the Group’s oldest and largest manufacturing facilities, Metal Artwork is responsible for the design and production of large metal structures, custom-made metal and brass finishes, specialised doors, and safes. Metal Artwork’s services cover design, production, and installation for large projects. The ISO-certified plant is committed to top performance and industry best practices, and is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery. The plant manufactures all types of cast iron and copper items including sanitary covers, pipes, connectors and sanitary fittings.
IDEAL STANDARD MENA
Ideal Standard MENA, the sister company of Ideal Standard International BVBA, is focused on the growth and potential business opportunities in the Middle East, Egypt and Africa regions. Ideal Standard MENA is head officed in Dubai, UAE and employs 2,500 people. Roots Group UK invested capital for a stake in Ideal Standard International’s Middle Eastern and North African operations (IS MENA) in 2013
SOMECO International joined the Roots Group of subsidiaries in 2006 to supply the market in Lebanon and neighbouring countries with premier construction machinery and building material brands. After 10 years, our range of products has expanded to include most RGA strategic brands while providing a service to a growing number of clients in sectors ranging from building and road construction, to manufacturing, warehousing, excavation and agricultural farming.
Roots Nigeria’s Distribution operation was founded in 2014, and covers the Nigerian market and Central Africa region. The success of Roots Nigeria is attributed to carrying inventories of the Group’s top brands on site.
Since 1991, MIMAR International has been working with owners, contractors, and architects to execute interior installation and fit-out for some of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s most significant projects. MIMAR International provides general contracting services with interior fit-out expertise and procurement resources for large scale projects.
Established in 1966, Richmond International have designed the interiors of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels, in locations from London to Barbados. Richmond specialise in design, refurbishment, restoration and creation of unique spaces for clients, who range from multinational brands to independent owners.