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 Hino conducts regional skills contest in SAIF Zone

22/12/2015

​Hino Middle East Office and Training Centre, a branch of Hino Motors Ltd. Japan, has organised a regional skills contest at its centre in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, SAIF Zone. The contest was participated in by various Hino distributors from UAE, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman and Qatar.

"This contest was to recognise the abilities of our technicians and to encourage continuous improvement in our after-sales service. This annual event is an initiative of Hino as part of our commitment to attain its ultimate goal of "Total Support", said Takeshi Yasuda, Senior General Manager of Hino Motors.

He added, "Hino Motors commenced this contest in Japan in 1971 and SAIF Zone is one of the known centers for this contest."

Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of SAIF Zone and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, said, "We are appreciative of Hino's confidence in the region and their commitment to customer satisfaction, an intrinsic value that we at SAIF Zone hold high. SAIF Zone is indeed proud to be associated with Hino Motors, a relationship that has been built since 2008. Hino Motors is a perfect example of the kind of companies we want to have in SAIF Zone. We commend Hino Motors for its pursuit of excellence through this contest."

He noted that Hino's recognition as the largest manufacturer of trucks and buses in Japan rightfully proves that the company's technicians are among the best.

"This contest was a compilation of the skills training attended by the technicians. Based on the knowledge, understanding and education they attained, they were able to compete successfully and showcase their expertise", said Yoshihiro Koyama, General Manager of Hino Middle East Office and Training Centre.

Officials from SAIF Zone and Hino Motors attended the event.