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The PIF Launches ‘Alat’ To Position Saudi Arabia a Global Hub for Electronics and Advanced Industries
The PIF Launches Alat To Position Saudi Arabia a Global Hub for Electronics and Advanced Industries

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has launched ALAT, a new company that aims to position the Kingdom as a Global Hub for Electronics and Advanced Industries.

The company plans to specialize in manufacturing semiconductors, robotics, advanced computers, smart appliances, and digital entertainment products. 

The new ALAT company aims to create 39,000 jobs and contribute $9.3 Billion to Saudi Arabia’s non-oil GDP by 2030.

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Alat: Tomorrow Made Better

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Alat, a PIF company, is set to revolutionize the manufacturing landscape by creating products catering to local and global markets. Alat will transform tomorrow by innovating to help live better by bringing the greatest minds to collaborate and make products for the future.

Alat will create a world-class industrial and electronics manufacturing hub in Saudi Arabia powered by an abundant clean energy supply. It will operate within seven key strategic business units. 

These include:

  • Advanced Industries
  • Semiconductors
  • Smart Appliances
  • Smart Health
  • Smart Devices 
  • Smart Buildings
  • Next-Generation Infrastructure

The company’s focus is not just on manufacturing products but also on advancing the Kingdom’s technology sector. This approach aligns perfectly with Saudi Arabia’s goal of becoming a global center for advanced technological manufacturing.

Aiming for Greater Heights with Alat

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Alat’s establishment clearly indicates Saudi Arabia’s determination to scale new heights in technology and innovation. The company, chaired by HRH Crown Prince, aims to enhance the capabilities of the Saudi technology sector and increase its contribution to local content.

Alat’s vision extends beyond simply manufacturing products. The company is committed to strengthening innovation, manufacturing, and research and development. It also aims to localize expertise in the industrial and electronics sectors by nurturing local talent and enhancing job opportunities.

Economic Impact and Job Creation

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The economic impact of Alat’s establishment is expected to be significant. The company aims to create 39,000 direct jobs in Saudi Arabia by 2030. This move will stimulate job growth and contribute $9.3 billion to the Kingdom’s non-oil GDP by the same year.

The company is also expected to attract global industrial companies to the Kingdom, thanks to its unique geographical location, competitive advantages of the Saudi economy, and its investments in the technology sector.

Transforming the Tech Industry 

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With the launch of Alat, Saudi Arabia is set to become a global leader in advanced technological manufacturing. 

The company’s focus on innovation and manufacturing, coupled with its commitment to creating jobs and contributing to the Kingdom’s GDP, positions it as a significant player in Saudi Arabia’s journey towards economic diversification.

Alat will produce various products for essential industries, spanning over 30 categories. These will encompass automated systems, communication devices, complex computing technology, digital entertainment goods, and advanced heavy equipment in construction, building, and mining.

Alat and Saudi Vision 2030

The launch of Alat aligns perfectly with Saudi Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s ambitious plan to diversify its economy away from oil. 

Alat’s establishment clearly indicates PIF’s strategy to expand in priority sectors while strengthening local supply chains to enable economic diversification and sustainable growth.

Moreover, the Public Investment Fund has emerged as the top global sovereign wealth fund investor in 2023 overtaking Singapore. The PIF invested a remarkable $31.6 billion across 49 deals, a 33% increase from 2022, showcasing its commitment to strategic investment and innovation.

A Bright Future with Alat

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The launch of Alat is a testament to Saudi Arabia’s commitment to embracing advanced technology and innovation. It clearly conveys that the Kingdom is ready and eager to lead the way in the global technological revolution. 

With a leader like HRH Crown Prince at the helm, there’s no doubt that Saudi Arabia is on the path to achieving even greater success in the future.

More PIF Tech Projects

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The PIF has recently invested a staggering $590 million in Magic Leap, a US company specializing in immersive virtual reality headsets to rival Apple’s Vision Pro. 

This substantial investment propels Magic Leap’s funding to over $4.5 billion and further sets the stage for a tech revolution. 

With these investments, Saudi Arabia aims to compete in the tech, virtual, and augmented reality market.

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