Sheikh Ali Mohammed Alhamrani begins his journey to establish a legacy for the nation and his family.
Alhamrani & Alsulaiman – Enter a partnership with the Nissan Motor Company and become the first importer dealership network in the Kingdom.
Becomes the exclusive dealer franchise network for the Central Region
Alhamrani Group develops its first industrial business (Alhamrani Industrial Group) to expand beyond the motor sales industry.
AIG opens its first steel drum and industrial packaging factory in Jeddah
Alhamrani & Asulaiman begin a partnership to distribute Gulf Oil products in Saudi Arabia.
AIG discovers extensive Red Clay deposits in Asfan and begins extractions lasting fifty years.
Alhamrani Group opens its first construction business supporting the growth of commercial and domestic developments.
The group establishes Alhamrani Universal Company (Now AU) – the business operates as a financial and high technology division of the group. It issued over 35000 debit cards, installed 3000 ATMs, and handled over 3000 transactions per month within five years.
AIG opens a second factory in Riyadh
Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOC) begins servicing a growing demand for products and technical support.
AU becomes the dominant force in electronic banking in the GCC
Production facilities at Yanbu begin production with a capacity of 75000 metric tons per year.
Alhamrani FUCHS Petroleum Saudi Arabia Limited (FUCHS) formed – a joint venture with FUCHS Petrolub AG to manufacture and distribute the full range of FUCHS products.
FUCHS commissions a modern grease production plant at Yanbu.
Then commissions a 30000 square-meter grease production plant with a capacity of 4500 metric tons per annum.
Responding to the rapid expansion of infrastructure in the Kingdom, Alhamrani Real Estate forms.
Alhamrani Group acquires 50 per cent equity in Gulf Oil Middle East Limited (GOIMEL).
AIG opens its third factory in Al-Jubail
AIGOIMEL commissions a state-of-the-art production facility in Jabel Ali, Dubai, with a capacity of 25000 metric tons per year.
AUC is appointed sole agent of International Verifact Inc across the Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan for their range of Point-of-Sale products.
October sees AUC become the exclusive distributor of Nintendo Video Games in Saudi Arabia.
AIG introduces a range of complete Fiber Glass solutions to customers throughout the Gulf
AU aligned with International Verifact Inc to pioneer ePayments terminals, boosting multi-lane ePayments requirements.
The first EMV transactions in Saudi Arabia are conducted and performed by a Hypercom ePOS terminal powered by AU.
AU becomes the first vendor capable of accepting contactless payment transactions in Saudi Arabia.
AU is the first to introduce Multi-Function Banking Kiosks, which issue and print ATM cards on the spot.
Focus Zukunft awards Alhamrani Fuchs the coveted 100% Carbon Neutral Operations Emissions status.