Al Mekdad: looking for business in India

Al Mekdad: looking for business in India

Extrusion firm gets expo boost in India

01 January, 2016

UAE manufacturer Gulf Extrusions, a member of the Metal Industries segment of Al Ghurair Group and a leading regional manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, took part in an influential Indian exhibition with an eye on boosting its exports to the fast-expanding Indian market.

Gulf Extrusions was present at Zak Aluminium Extrusions Expo 2015 in Mumbai, one of the most professionally organised trade fairs in the field, and showcased its products including the new ones Safaa and NI Systems.

Safaa is a range of specialty powder coating specifically developed for unique architectural demands. It offers a wide range of design and colour choices to architects, contractors, engineers, and property owners.

The company’s NI Systems constitute a non-insulated range of sliding and hinged systems specially developed for the Indian market.

Gulf Extrusions also launched its Handrail and Balcony System which has been designed to enhance the appeal of residential and commercial buildings and featured its Formwork System to shine the spotlight on the company’s specialised capabilities in the aluminium formwork segment and other industrial extrusion segments.

Modar Al Mekdad, CEO of Metals Industries and general manager of Gulf Extrusions, said: “The Zak Aluminium Extrusions Expo is a perfect platformto enter India, which has a tremendous demand for high-quality extruded aluminium products because of the booming construction industry and rapid infrastructure development. We showcased an extensive array of products that highlighted our capabilities.”

Al Mekdad also said a series of solutions it launched there including Safaa, the NI System, and the Handrail and Balcony System were especially engineered for the Indian market. The Gulf Extrusions pavilion attracted many prospective customers and the company expects to spur its business in India.

Al Ghurair Group, produces aluminium extruded profiles ranging from architectural, industrial and automotive sections to marine applications and furniture transportation, and customised products. The company exports to the GCC, Middle East, India, Africa, the US and China.

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