New vision to enable the industry

Vision

To cultivate an intelligent industrial and technological environment that effectively enables the industry and contributes to the national economy’s development​.

Mission

To develop and manage industrial cities and technology zones that enable sustainable growth in an optimal economic environment.​

Values

Giving: Our ongoing endeavor is to support economic growth based on transferring and localizing.

Commitment: We are committed to creating a model investment environment that meets the ambitions of our partners and promotes industry development plans in the Kingdom.

Initiative: We initiate and develop the best products and services for the industrial community.

Enabling: Enabling our private sector partners to contribute to the diversification of national income for a prosperous economy.

About Modon

Since its establishment in 2001, Modon has been undertaking the development and supervision of industrial lands and integrated infrastructure. Today, it oversees 35 existing and under development industrial cities across the Kingdom, in addition to private industrial cities and complexes. Notably, the area of developed industrial lands has exceeded 198.8 million square meters to date, and existing industrial cities comprise 3,600 operational factories and 6,301 logistics and service contracts employing a total of 500,000 employees, including 16,825 Saudi women and 184,000 Saudi men.

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Modon operates according to a clearly-defined strategy to fully utilize all the benefits of government-private partnerships. It successfully offered many incentives in industrial cities, thereby attracting leading international industrial companies as well as foreign investments that add value to the Saudi industry sector. Modon also made great progress in its internal partnerships and attracted more than SAR 367 billion in investments to date. In the midst of the ongoing global industrial transformation, Modon formulated many mechanisms to stimulate the participation of small and medium enterprises, entrepreneurs, and major local companies in the Kingdom’s industrial development, thereby contributing to the realization of Vision 2030’s industry-dependent economic diversification goals. Modon’s strategy for empowering industry and increasing local content relies on developing more services and products is centered around an innovative vision that meets the requirements of private sector partners and enhances their participation in economic diversification in line with Vision 2030. This includes its initiatives in the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP) as well as the provision of many products, such as industrial lands with developed infrastructure and services, lands allocated for investment in developing facilities and services, prefabricated factories that have between 700-1,500 square meters in area, and logistics solutions distributed in the Kingdom’s main provinces.​ Finally, Modon fosters the highest levels of quality and institutional excellence to achieve the expected outcomes of its strategy, which seeks to develop model industrial cities that utilize innovative technologies to meet the needs of partners and enhance their satisfaction, and as well as support the growth of small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs.

Modon Timeline

1961

Administrative structure approved for the industry affairs and electricity affairs departments of the ministry of commerce

1963

Both departments are integrated into the industrial and electrical affairs department on Nov 28, 1962

1966

Department's name changed to General Directorate for industrial and electrical affairs

1966

Ministry's focus divided into two main sectors - commerce and industry

1973

Three industrial cities are founded in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam, covering a total area of 1.4 million m2

1985

Number of industrial cities in the kingdom increases to nine

1993

Number of industrial cities under the ministry of industry and electricity's supervision increases to 12

2001

The Saudi authority for industrial cities and technology zones (Modon) is established

2004

Number of industrial cities increases to 14

2007

Area of developed land covers 40.5 million m2

2010

Number of industrial cities increases to 21 and Area of developed land covers 123 million m2

2013

Total road length in the industrial cities reach 247 km

2013

Number of industrial cities increases to 32 and Area of developed land covers 163 million m2

2014

Capacity of power stations reaches 6.432 MVA

2016

Number of industrial cities increases to 35 and Area of developed land covers 191 million m2

2018

Modon introduces strategy that aims to contribute to and meet the needs of national industrial development

2019

Modon focus switches to attracting further investment, while the National Productivity Program is launched

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Modon focus switches to attracting further investment, while the National Productivity Program is launched

2018

Modon introduces strategy that aims to contribute to and meet the needs of national industrial development

2016

Number of industrial cities increases to 35 and Area of developed land covers 191 million m2

2014

Capacity of power stations reaches 6.432 MVA

2013

Number of industrial cities increases to 32 and Area of developed land covers 163 million m2

2013

Total road length in the industrial cities reach 247 km

2010

Number of industrial cities increases to 21 and Area of developed land covers 123 million m2

2007

Area of developed land covers 40.5 million m2

2004

Number of industrial cities increases to 14

2001

The Saudi authority for industrial cities and technology zones (Modon) is established

1993

Number of industrial cities under the ministry of industry and electricity's supervision increases to 12

1985

Number of industrial cities in the kingdom increases to nine

1973

Three industrial cities are founded in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam, covering a total area of 1.4 million m2

1966

Ministry's focus divided into two main sectors - commerce and industry

1966

Department's name changed to General Directorate for industrial and electrical affairs

1963

Both departments are integrated into the industrial and electrical affairs department on Nov 28, 1962

1961

Administrative structure approved for the industry affairs and electricity affairs departments of the ministry of commerce

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