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BBC Radio Ulster Inside Business

BBC Radio Ulster Inside Business

Great Northern Ireland companies.

Ulster Carpets Group Managing Director and Deputy Chairman Nick Coburn joined BBC Radio Ulster’s Wendy Austin MBE and a panel of Northern Ireland’s best known companies to discuss their progress over the years.

Ulster Carpets is a family owned but professionally managed business that has retained its Portadown manufacturing base for 80 years. In the podcast Nick explains how Ulster Carpets has continually invested in new technology and innovation while looking ahead to meet new challenges.

Listen to the podcast

Wendy Austin chats to a host of Great Northern Ireland Companies including Ulster Carpets to discuss their progress over the years.

Bespoke carpet in Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Middle East update

Ulster Carpets expands its presence within the Middle East

Ulster Carpets is seeing continued high demand for bespoke luxury axminster carpets from the hospitality sector in the Middle East.

Our current list of prestigious projects throughout the region includes:

  • W Muscat, Oman
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE
  • Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • St Regis, Amman, Jordan
  • Le Gray, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Le Méridien Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • One & Only Seef, Bahrain
  • Hilton Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Jabal Omar Marriott Hotel, Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Centara Grand West bay, Doha, Qatar
  • Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

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In addition to our long established Dubai Office headed up by our Regional Sales Manager Mr Scott Hanna, and Operations Manager Mr Wael Momen, Ulster Carpets is delighted to announce the partnership of P.I.S. International and Jedari Trading under the leadership of Mr Sam Khodr representing Ulster Carpets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. Sam brings over 20 years’ experience in sales and installation on contract projects within the Middle East region.

Mr Sam Khodr, Mr Scott Hanna and Mr Wael Momen

Pictured above (l-r) – Mr Sam Khodr, Mr Scott Hanna and Mr Wael Momen

Welcoming Sam’s area representation, Nick Coburn, Ulster Carpets Group Managing Director and Deputy Chairman, said: “The Middle East is a key market for Ulster Carpets and we are delighted to have Sam coming on board. This partnership puts us in a great position for further development and growth in the region.”

With a reputation for exceptional customer service and superior quality as well as creative design talent and innovative technology, clients worldwide choose Ulster project after project.

Learn more about our contract projects in our projects gallery.