Dammam 2nd. Industrial City was established in 1398H (1978G) on an area of 25.5 million m² on Dhahran-Al-Ahsa Road due to the growing needs for industrial land and to strengthen the economic and industrial growth in the region, it has been fully developed. The city is one of the integrated modern industrial cities, which has a great interest by investors for its many advantages, which it is nearby King Abdul Aziz Port and near the availability areas of raw materials and petroleum products. In addition to the availability of all the necessary services, which includes residential complexes and commercial centers equipped with all the basic services and facilities.
MODON has provided the investors and businessmen in the 2nd. Industrial City with an attractive investment environment and integrated facilities that support the industrialists for excellence and creativity, including: rehabilitation of infrastructure project, the implementation link route of the two-stage, establishment of an electric transformer station, and the establishment of ground power transmission lines.
Dammam 2nd. Industrial City currently has about 1,048 factories locally and internationally between producer, existing, under construction and establishment. Including: Isuzu International Factory, Modern Industries Co. Tide, Clorex National Cleaning Products Factory, Wood Group, Middle East Brushcrntrol Factory, John Crane Factory, Lysma Pipe Factory, General Electric valves for oil wells, The Saudi Company for Light Snacks (PepsiCo), Siemens Co., Ltd. for the manufacture and assembly of gas turbines, Midal Cables Saudi Arabia Ltd factory, the aluminum wire and electrical wires factory, the industrial systems group factory to produce a range of electrical materials and devices, and many more.
The industrial existing list and targeted in the future includes many promising industries which contribute to achieving MODON strategy and contribute effectively to achieve the Kingdom vision 2030, such as: manufacture of non-metallic minerals and building materials - chemicals and their products - manufacture of rubber and plastic products - manufacture of food products and beverages - wood and furniture industry - textiles and leather - printing and publishing - medical industries - paper and its products.
Investment in Dammam 2nd. Industrial City characterized by many incentives, such as long-term lease of industrial land, access to financial facilities and government loans of up to 50%, customs exemption for machinery, equipment and raw materials for industry. This is beside the speed in completing procedures and receiving the land within a short period from the date of submitting the application electronically through the MODON site.
Dammam 2nd. Industrial City includes MODON Lake, the largest industrial lake in the Kingdom. It has an area of 210 thousand square meters of the total area of the project, which is 400 thousand square meters. The stagnant pond treated as an environmental problem and converted it into a lake for water recycling, treatment and re-use in industrial processes. Which led the region to become one of the most attractive options, and a favorite recreational destination for the Eastern Region and visitors from the Gulf region. As result of the lake's transformation into environmental incubator attracts wildlife it consists of the presence of many species of birds such as duck and geese, what gives the area around the lake a vital balance interesting.