Farnek experts lead the discussion at Smart FM showpiece


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Khaldun Aburok and Javeria Aijaz, Farnek Senior Directors, led the agenda at the recent Smart Facilities Management Conference, which was held at the Sofitel Dubai The Palm. 

As part of their insightful presentations, they discussed the current trends in the Middle East FM industry and outlined the technology implementations Farnek has made to secure its position as a market leader in smart and green facilities management.

Speaking at the event, which took place 18 – 19 August, Javeria Aijaz, Senior Director, Technology and Innovations, said: 

“We recently launched the Farnek HITEK solution 4.0. This new system allows us to connect assets from multiple sites so they can be centrally managed and monitored by utilising the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technologies.

The system supports operational efficiencies, staff welfare, and sustainability while saving clients significant amounts of money by reducing manpower costs by up to 17% by transferring from traditional FM operational management to HITEK’s smart management.

Farnek’s award-winning in-house technology team has developed a range of cutting-edge technologies and initiatives such as a smart washroom, wearable technology, eProcurement, telematics solutions, facial recognition, and benchmarking and forecasting software to make buildings more sustainable.

Khaldun Aburok, Director of Business Development, said: “At Farnek, we are at the very forefront of technology development and implementation, which creates a distinct advantage in this incredibly competitive market. We offer our clients the very latest in smart FM, which has a far-reaching impact in reducing their costs, a key factor in the Middle East FM industry.”

About Farnek:

Farnek is the leading provider of sustainable and technology-driven Facilities Management in the United Arab Emirates. Established in the UAE since 1980, Farnek Services LLC is a Swiss-owned independent total facilities management company. With a skilled workforce of more than 8,000 employees, Farnek delivers professional Facilities Management services across several sectors: Aviation, Hospitality, Banking, Retail, Shopping Malls, Telecom, Residential, Commercial, Infrastructure, Government, Education, Leisure, and Entertainment.