A Pioneer
and Leader in
HVACR Manufacturing
in the MEA Region

Serving customers since 1970

Awal Gulf Manufacturing, is a leading HVACR manufacturing company based in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The company currently serves customers in over 40 countries through an extensive dealer network spread across Europe, Middle East & Africa. Our in-house brand PEARL® has resonated with customers in Bahrain for over four decades. Some of the other leading brands are MARSHAL®, UNIVERSAL AIR® & AQUA CHILL®. Innovation and sustainability is at the core of our manufacturing process ensuring minimal impact to the environment.

First Production factory in the making
Residential Air conditioning factory, Sitra
Refrigeration factory, Sitra
Our state of the art CAC factory, Hidd
Our Head Office and Residential Manufacturing Plant, Sitra, Bahrain

Through the years, Awal Gulf has been involved in many
prestigious projects around the world.

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The company’s history goes back to 1970 when the air conditioning division was represented by the US brand Friedrich under the broad umbrella of AWALCO Group.  In the year 1993 Awal Gulf Manufacturing was established with a broad vision of being the largest manufacturer of HVACR products in the MEA region with a strong focus on meeting customer expectations and demands.

Production of the residential range of products started in 1995 from its first manufacturing plant at Sitra, Bahrain with a total capacity of 500,000 units per year. The factory is spread across 32,000 square meters and has a current capacity to scale up to 650,000 units a year. 

In order to meet the growing demands of customers and to diversify its product offerings, the company commissioned a Chest Freezer plant in 2005. The factory currently has the capacity to produce 100,000 units of Chest Freezers and Visi Coolers per year. The factory is in close proximity to the first plant and is spread over 8,000 square meters area.

Keeping the pace of our ambitious growth plant, the company moved on to the production of the Central Air condition products (CAC) in 2002 and commissioned a state of the art, largest of all manufactory plant in Hidd in the year 2010. The newest production facility currently produces Rooftop Packaged Unit, Central Ducted units along with Air Handling Units (AHUs), and Fan Coil Units (FCUs). The factory has a production capacity of 10,000 units per year covering 52,000 square meters of area. 

Awal Gulf Manufacturing currently employs over 1000 dedicated HVACR professionals working towards bringing innovative products and services to the region.

Our products include Window Air Conditioners, Decorative-Type Split Systems, Central Air Conditioners, Air Handling Units ( AHUs), Fan Coil Units ( FCUs), Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems (VRF), Roof Tank Water Coolers, Chest Freezers, Showcase Refrigerators, Air Purifiers, and Contactless Handwash units.

Our core values over the years

Vision & Mission

To be the largest manufacturer of innovative and customer focused air conditioning and refrigeration systems in the Middle East & Africa Region. Our vision is to continuously delight customers across the world with excellent products and after care services whilst adopting to the newest technology.

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Protecting the Environment


Awal Gulf strives to improve its performance continuously, and in order to do so it has placed a set of principles and policies on environment and quality assurance. These policies extend to our staff and the community in which we operate.

Prominent members of business in the region

Board of Directors

Awal Gulf Manufacturing has benefitted immensely from the wise leadership of our board of directors, many of whom are prominent members of Bahrain’s society. Our board is made up of visionary individuals who act as the guiding light which gives direction to the company. It is through their guidance that Awal Gulf Manufacturing is one of the premier company the MEA region.

Staying ahead of the curve

Leadership Team

Awal Gulf Manufacturing is helmed by a highly experienced set of senior managers who are experts in their field and have many decades of experience under their belt. A great management team ensures a high degree of quality throughout all the levels of the company and this is seen in the Awal Gulf conducts the smallest of tasks. Our management team continuously steers us in the right direction and ensures that Awal Gulf Manufacturing is constantly ahead of the curve.

Regional Manufacturing Powerhouse






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Our Brands

In order to suit the various needs of our customers, be them individual or business, large or small, Awal Gulf Manufacturing has a number of in-house brands that have resonated with customers in Bahrain and beyond. Each of our brand names carries the promise of high quality that is known throughout the MEA region.