Company Overview:

Rawabi Marketing International (RMI) was established in March, 1994 in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as part of Al Areefi Group of Companies. RMI started with only 21 employees and gradually and rapidly grown up to become more than 330 employees in 2013.

RMI currently is one of the top chemicals stockiest suppliers in Saudi Arabia in terms of variety, quantity and quality of items with a set of fully equipped offices that exist in the three main provisions of the K.S.A in addition to Head Office; Central Provision – Riyadh Branch, Western Provision – Jeddah Branch and Eastern Provision – Dammam Branch.

RMI realized earlier the potential of chemical industries in Gulf region and in Arab world and put tremendous efforts to offer all types of chemical items of high quality and affordable prices, accordingly RMI established Export Division worked on extending RMI activities to GCC countries and approaching to fulfill the chemical requirements in other Middle East, North Africa and Far East countries.

The following table represents the annual Tonnage (MT) Handling on yearly basis:


Currently, RMI has a very solid infrastructure consists of warehouses and transportation fleet. Warehouses are distributed in each of the three provisions; Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam with a total space of 50,000 square meters, fully equipped with all related warehouses’ equipments and facilities such as forklifts, cranes, etc… In addition to warehouses, RMI’s transportation fleet consists of 10 trucks up-to 10 Metric Ton (MT) load serving in-city distribution requirements and more than 119 Trailers and 131 road tankers to deliver different Bulk-Chemicals in order to meet and exceed various industries and customers requirements and needs.


To be a premier leading company and significant player in Saudi Arabia and Middle East in the Chemicals Industry, dedicated to growth, driven by quality performance and committed to maximizing our customers’ success with always living our core values


Increase the value of our Company and our regional portfolio of diversified, distinctive and high-quality products and services by exceeding customers’ expectations, achieving markets leadership and operational excellence through optimum utilization of our proven talented human resources and to be a company employees are proud to be part of

Core Value

  • Integrity and Ethics – Be ethical, do the right thing at all times, be valued and respected members of the communities in which we operate
  • Unparalleled Customer Focus – Be the partner of choice and deliver exceptional value to our customers
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – Show an entrepreneurial spirit in everything we do and act as an owner
  • Operational Excellence – Drive improvements in everything we do, achieve and sustain cost leadership, challenge the status figures and work with passion and a sense of urgency
  • Growth and Development – Attract, retain, recognize and reward high-performing people, promote employee development as a shared responsibility of individuals and the company, use formal and informal dialog to exchange views and ideas, seek and provide feedback and achieve superior results and Celebrate success
  • Empowered People- Take responsibility and be accountable, plan effectively, then take swift action and make decisions based on what is best for the company
  • Social Responsibility – We are committed to protect the environment as well as the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers, and the public

Value Chain

Our engineered value chain helps our company to gain competitive advantages by identifying what activities do and do not increase the value offered to our precious customers.

All of our organization’s functions play a role in increasing the perceived value of our products and services offered to customers and at the same time lowering the a combined cost structure through differentiation. This involves functions from supply chain management, through procurement and sales & marketing and on to logistics, warehouses, transportation and customer service, including the activities that play supporting roles such as information technology, human resources, legal, administration and finance and accounting.
Our company’s value chain describes the chain of activities for transforming inputs into the outputs that customers value.

Management Team


More Details

Rawabi Marketing International’s (RMI) operations achieved a significant growth over the past 4 years due to overall increase in several chemical Items demand in the region’s markets, expanding its operational regions and distribution network to cover more countries in North Africa and far east, increasing its market share in KSA, GCC countries and Levant countries, the huge investments made in its Infrastructure of warehouses and chemical-delivery transportation fleet and strengthen the partnership with several well known worldwide chemicals suppliers and manufacturers such as SAUDI ARAMCO, SABIC, DOW, SASOL, FMC, ASHLAND, AKZONOBEL, NCSP, SUGEST, SIPCHEM, GROWEL, etc… which increased the variety of the offered range of products with maintaining the promised quality by RMI.

In addition to the above, the introduction of the new business segments over those years such as water treatment, lubricants & lubricants additives, oil field & process chemicals, casting chemicals, etc… in addition to the commodity chemicals and metal surface treatment chemicals facilitated RMI efforts to reach and serve new customer segments achieving more than 3,000 customer been served and more than 2,000 different chemicals items been sold till 2013 and this remarkable achievement was in accordance with RMI’s strategic objectives.

Sales figures (in million SR) for the past 4 years shows sustainable sales growth in 2012 & 2013 aiming to increase this percentage to 10% in 2014; 381 (million SR) in 2010, 464 (million SR) in 2011, 484 (million SR) in 2012 and reaching more than half billion Saudi Riyals “510” (million SR) in 2013.

We are glade to announce that we extended our operations in the following regions to provide our high-quality products and distinctive services to you … more
Our products are the basic building blocks used to manufacture countless everyday goods such as personal care products, detergents, water treatment chemicals, metal service treatment chemicals, OFC chemicals, food additives, lubricants, etc… covering such wide range of products, exceeding 2,000 items dealt with, flowing into more than 25 countries, we are proud to say that we are one of the top ranking chemicals distributors and logistics providers in the region … more