Over 1,000 brands participate in SteelFab 2018

February 2018

Over 1,000 brands from 28 countries around the world participated at the SteelFab 2018, the region’s leading metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication trade show, held last month in Sharjah, UAE, said a report.

Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, chairman of the Department of Government Relations, inaugurated the show at the Expo Centre Sharjah. The inauguration of the trade show was attended by Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), and chairman of Expo Centre Sharjah.

Sheikh Fahim, accompanied by Al Owais and a number of dignitaries and officials, toured the trade show, which was organised by Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of SCCI.

Sheikh Fahim praised the success of Expo Centre Sharjah in attracting a remarkable number of brands and leading international companies from the metal and steel industry. He added that this success reflects Sharjah’s position as a significant centre within the global exhibition industry, as well as the importance of the trade show as a growing international and regional event for the world›s leading manufacturers.

Al Owais stressed the prominence of Expo Centre Sharjah as one of the strategic institutions, operating under the umbrella of SCCI, that enhances Sharjah’s reputation as a global and regional centre for industrial, commercial and cultural exhibitions. This is due to the conviction of the importance of the exhibitions and conferences industry and its positive impact in accelerating the economy towards achieving sustainable growth according to the vision of the wise leadership.

Al Owais pointed out that Expo Centre Sharjah seeks to strengthen its international relations network, within the framework of its new strategic plan from 2018 to 2022, in order to attract a number of the world’s leading exhibitions, manufacturers, suppliers, and associations to participate in its various annual events.

A number of leading countries in the fields of welding and manufacturing of steel and metals are participating in the event, including Germany, Italy, Turkey, Taiwan, India, China and the UAE.

The trade show will also host Schweissen & Schneiden fair, one of Europe’s largest gatherings of welding, cutting, and finishing industry professionals, as well as the International Tube Association. SteelFab 2018 will host several exhibitors for the first time including Birla Precision Technologies, Metachem Chemical Trading, Red Bud Industries, Hartmetall, Jyoti CNC Gabella Macchine, Halcon Systems and Konum.

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