Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo: The Company, The People, The Vision.
For almost 70 years, Ebrahim K. Kanoo has been one of the leading automotive retail and aftersales services providers in the Kingdom. With a broad spectrum of passenger and commercial products as well as its dedicated multinational workforce of over 2,500 empowered professionals, the conglomerate is one of the leading family businesses in the region.
In partnership with 21 international automotive brands including the flagship Toyota Motor Corporation, and supported by 16 automotive care and diversified subsidiary companies, the company’s leadership continues to modernise operations, always expanding and opening new facilities in every part of the island for customer convenience.
The group firmly believes in the value of education and training, which is evident in its various initiatives for talent development within the local community. From high school to university level, a wide range of training is provided to nurture valuable skillsets and enhance the local talent pool. The company is proud of its contribution toward the ‘Automotive Body and Paint Curriculum’ implemented by the Ministry of Education in Bahrain for all public technical schools, equipping students with practical and market-ready skillsets for a fast-evolving industry. Through its support to institutions such as the Al Jaberiya School, Bahrain Training Institute (BTI), National Institute of Industrial Training (NIIT), and the University of Bahrain, the company is contributing to the development and growth of the Bahraini workforce.
In order to ensure the highest levels of customer service, the group employees are trained to deliver excellence through numerous local and international training programs, highlighted over the past 4 decades, by sending promising Bahraini talent to Japan for 2-year scholarships with Toyota Motor Corporation, producing highly skilled and motivated local talent. In addition, the dedicated Ebrahim K. Kanoo Training Centre aims to enhance technical as well as soft skills on par with industry best practice. The Centre is also a regional hub for multiple automotive brands to benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and vast knowledge base.
Commitment to the community is strongly embedded in the company legacy, being passed on from generations, and continues to be evident in the drive for social support through its various endeavours in health, education, and public welfare in the kingdom.
KANOO AUTOMOTIVE & INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT (KAIE) has been a division of Ebrahim K. Kanoo B.S.C. (c) since 1990.
In 2015, KAIE has emerged as a reputed product supplier and solution provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain and established partnership with world renowned Industrial brands.
KAIE is currently in partnership with more than 45+ world renowned equipment brands.
KAIE’s portfolio includes:
- Automotive Equipment
- Industrial Equipment
- Fluid Control Solutions (FCS)
KAIE services include but are not limited to:
- Planning & Consultations – we provide expertise on planning and consultation services for new workshop projects which helps our client to plan their workshop in a professional and efficient way
- Recommending reliable equipment and products for long term and trouble free operation
- Providing on site equipment training to optimize client’s service revenue
KAIE has completed many important and reputable projects (to name a few):
- Automotive – Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, VW, Audi, Chrysler, BMW, Mercedes, Volvo, Isuzu, Subaru, many government and defense organizations
- Industrial – Tatweer Petroleum, Bahrain Airport Expansion, EWA, BDF, MOI, Alba
FCS – Gulf Hotel, Bahrain Steel, Awal Dairy, Al Manaratain, Supreme Council for Women, Al Ezzel Power Plant