Kabul Felez International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial steel construction and high-quality furniture and accessories for schools, offices, and homes, has reestablished its modern, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Kabul, Afghanistan. Utilizing a strategic, multi-phased approach, Kabul Felez manufactures metal furniture and accessories for schools, offices, and homes.
Kabul Felez is fully consistent with the stated objectives of the Afghan Government, as supported by the international community, and will contribute to the Afghan reconstruction process in several, specific ways. These include:
* Job Creation - It is expected that the implementation of this project will create over 150 jobs initially in Afghanistan and should grow as Kabul Felez's operations expand throughout Afghanistan.
* Technology Transfer - Kabul Felez introduces world-class manufacturing and production processes in Afghanistan. Through affiliations with internationally-recognized organizations and associations, such as the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association (BIFMA), the Company wills facilitate the appropriate transfer of management techniques and technology to the Afghan workforce to ensure full compliance with international standards for production quality.
* Capacity Development and Training - Kabul Felez understands that the Company's most important asset is its people and invests in its personnel accordingly. Kabul Felez is committed to the hiring, training, development, and retention of Afghan management, technical, and operational professionals.
History of Kabul Felez (1968-1994)
Founded in 1968, Kabul Felez has been a leading manufacturer of industrial steel construction and high-quality furniture. Headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan, the company managed a modern production facility, equipped with state-of-the-art production equipment. Kabul Felez employed over 110 personnel, including a variety of engineers, designers, market researchers, sales personnel, and production staff.
Well-known in the furniture industry for its longevity and success in Afghanistan, Kabul Felez has established itself as a reputable leader among major corporations and businesses alike.
Kabul Felez has the necessary management experience and expertise to develop and implement a successful strategy to re-establish operations in Afghanistan. This strategy will include the construction of three (3) modern, state-of-the-art facilities in Kabul. While this plan involves the re-start of operations in Afghanistan, the Kabul Felez project is unique in that this is not a new venture in a new market with untested and inexperienced management. Kabul Felez has a demonstrated track record of success in Afghanistan. Since its formation in 1968, Mr. Abraham Lutfi has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kabul Felez. With extensive international experience in the fields of management, engineering, and sales, Mr. Lutfi continues to be a prominent, recognized, and well-established businessman in Afghanistan.
Kabul Felez benefits from the experience that its managers possess in organizing and building successful companies in emerging markets applying sound fiscal practices to increase profit, providing leadership and direction in developing new business and accomplishing corporate objectives, and providing the highest quality in the manufacturing of the company's products. All of which are important in building value in a business.
As Kabul Felez moves to resume furniture and steel truss framing systems manufacturing, the Executive Management will be responsible for operating the company; increasing revenue; driving the new business initiatives; and stabilizing the current business base.