The Group initially started its business after founding its first company, Abdel Hadi Abdullah Al-Qahtani & Sons Co in the early 40’s of the 20th century as a wholesaler and supplier of food products. As the business grew and expanded, it diversified into supplying other industries including Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas Exploration and Gathering Systems, Refineries, Fertilizer Plants, Desalination and other energy related fields. Apart from energy related and industrial supplies and the long established wholesale Food Division, the Group furnishes Medical instruments and Supplies, Recreational Equipment, Computer Software & Hardware, other I.T. services, Consumer Products and Vehicles & Machinery.
The Group has gradually moved towards the industry in major Oil & Gas and Non-Oil & Gas related activities.
A Major part of the groups activities is its investments in facilities in Pipe Corrosion Control Services, the Manufacturing of Medium & Large Diameter Steel Pipes, Water Treatment Chemicals, Nails & Galvanised Wire Manufacturing, Industrial & Medical Gases, Water Bottling, and Bulk Food Packaging now form a major part of the Group’s activities.
AHQ Group has also founded businesses in the service sector in the fields of Insurance, Travel & Tourism, Transportation and Custom Clearance, besides the other specialised services such as Pipe Inspection, Environmental Protection, Real Estate Investment, Car Parking Services and others.