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News & events

  • Manufactured Signatured Rugs in 2012 for various British and French designers through our intermediate in Europe who has been our long ongoing special customer for several years. It was a great success for our client and another challenge to manufacture such artistic designer rugs after manufacturing the five pound note for King Farouk that was manufactured in 1949.
  • Attended Furnex Exhibition in November 2012.
  • Attended Christmas Bazaar exhibition in Four Seasons Hotel in December 2011.
  • Opened another branch for carpet weaving in the outskirts of Egypt for manufacturing certain qualities of carpets to increase production. We are keen in opening up in several places near villages where there could be possibilities to locate more labors to teach the skill of hand knotted manufacturing thus  struggling to maintain this industry from diminishing.
  • Attended Le Marche exhibition in December 2010. 
  • Attended Furnex exhibition in Cairo\ Egypt – 2010 to further demonstrate our new products to our valued clients.
  • “El Kattan Carpets” opened two branches in 2009 in the slum area for the training and teaching of handknotted rug manufacturing at our own expense.
  • Attended Domotex Middle East Dubai – May 2009. In order to penetrate the Gulf market and export our products to the Middle East in general. (photo booth of El Kattan)
  • “El Kattan Carpet Factory” got registered by the Ministry of Labor in 2008 as the only training center for the training of hand made rug weaving in Egypt.
  • Joined forces with two charity organizations in mid 2008 located in a slum area in Cairo to train a new generation of hand made weavers.