Ajlan & Bros Group started as a small shop in the center of Deira market in Riyadh, to a dynamic company capable of delivering its products to many countries around the world nowadays. The group was founded in 1979 by 4 brothers: Ajlan, Saad, Mohammed, and Fahad, currently it is consider one of the most famous Saudi companies in the world of textiles and garments. Moreover, it is considered one of the largest Saudi companies in real estate development, in addition to its diversified worldwide business investments in many sectors such as energy, water, technology, food, logistics, hospitality and operating.
Ajlan bin Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan grew up in a trading house. His father, Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan, had been trading foods and fabrics since 1955 in the Deira market in Riyadh. During this period Ajlan and his brothers were learning the foundamental basis of trading, until they grew aware of the methodologies of purchasing, selling, and the ability to engage the public and market with complete honesty and commitment. During the seventies, Ajlan and his brothers established a small shop in the Deira market. Years of hardwork and expansion led to the establishment of "Ajlan & Brothers" group in 1979.
Textiles and fabrics were the main focus for Ajlan and his brothers since day one. In the eighties their business flourished due to continuous work and devotion, aligning with the start of televised advertisement era the four brothers founded their own trademark in 1990.
At that time, new brands and trademarks including the trademarks established by "Ajlan & Bros" group filled the market, and they were all very motived and keen to make a name for themselves. The launched trademarks in the local market in 1990, gained the trust and confidence of company's customers as well as wide public segments. These trademarks begin to expand and spread vastly, in 2000 "Ajlan & Bros" were motivated to take their business to the next level by starting to manufacture their own products, aiming to meet the demand of saudi market. This comes at a time when the group's sales increased and achieved a very significant growth.
Ajlan & Bros Group began manufacturing in the late 1990s and early 2000s, initially the group focused on its production and manufacturing in England, Japan and South Korea. However, the group eventually settled on China as a base for their factories, due to the increase of production cost in the previously mentioned countries. The factories in China started production at the beginning of the new millennium, employing around 10,000 to 12,000 worker.
When did Ajlan & Bros started exporting?
To meet the increasing demand in the local market, Ajlan & Bros focused on the Saudi market from the eighties up to the nineties. However, with the commencing of the industrial production process, and the increasing demands of many markets, the exporting journey began by entering the Gulf regional markets. The new millennium witnessed the company reaching many markets in the Middle East. Nowadays, our products can be found in different countries all over the world.
Ajlan & Bros investments:
"Ajlan & Bros" may have started as a textiles and fabrics business, but the group succussed in expending their investment in several vital sectors such as real estate, energy, water, food, tourism, entertainment, industrial security and logistics respectively. "Ajlan & Bros" group became one of the largest companies in the Middle East today, with investments exceeding $ 10 billion.
After the big success with textiles and fabrics, "Ajlan & Bros" started expanding their investment portfolio with real estate. They diversified even further to include other industrial and commercial sectors. A special department for international investment was created to invest in stock market in the kingdom and all around the world. Nowadays, the group invests in many international companies in several countries.
…. Aspiration and goals:
Ajlan & Bros aspires to achieve the following objectives by 2030:
We are proud and honored to be a part of the economic system in this great nation, looking forward to have an effective contribution to achieving the goals of Vision 2030, with the help of Allah the Almighty, and with the unparalleled support that the private sector finds from the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - may Allah protect them -.
Our aspirations in Ajlan & Bros Group are great, and to fulfill these aspirations, we promise you that we will continue to be perseverance, transparent, focusing on quality and to always remain fully committed in our transactions and dealings. We also promise you to be your partners who have been honored with your confidence. We promise you that Ajlan & Bros Group will be a leading global company, making you proud of its achievements and pleased with its success.
Arising of our utmost belief that the human element is the basis of success, Ajlan & Bros Group will continue to support, qualify and empower human resources, looking forward to enhancing our real investments, which is investment in human resources. We also feel proud and honored as we witness a group of our employees accompany us in our journey for more than 30 years, and today they still do their jobs with complete efficiency and competence.
Ajlan and Bros group is led today by the second generation of the family represented by: Ajlan bin Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan, Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan, and Fahad bin Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan, but we are looking forward in the future to empower the third generation of family members who aspire to success, are passionate about commerce, and are able to carry the company’s legacy which is based on its approach in terms of perseverance and quality. we will work to achieve this through empowerment, follow-up and commitment.
We promise you that our projects will always consider the environment factors through all production processes, which many international bodies have recognized with accredited medals and certificates, by using the best international practices to protect the environment. Today we have advanced global technologies that are only found in limited countries around the world, and we will use them in our projects, as part of our relentless pursuit of protecting the environment in our production processes.
Finally... We grow stronger with you, our aspirations are fueled with your support and trust, and they keep our heads held high aiming towards development and success.
Ajlan Bin Abdulaziz Alajlan
Chairman of Ajlan & Bros