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PEB expert to expand

Kirby Building Systems, a global leader in pre-engineered steel building (PEB) systems, plans to make significant efforts to expand its footprint in the African market and solidify its presence in its existing GCC markets through value proposition.  “We will be focusing on the African market more aggressively as we continue to believe in its...

fischer is preferred by PEB contractors

With more than 67 years of experience in anchoring, Germany-based fischer has emerged the preferred ...

PEBs industry poised for growth

The global pre-engineered buildings (PEBs) industry in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region is ...

Zamil Steel explores new markets

Zamil Steel, a key player in the global pre-engineered steel buildings (PEBs) industry, is aiming to ...

Bentley meets multiple PEB challenges

Maintaining budget and schedule, getting efficiency and cost savings are some of the multiple challe ...





Dow direct-to-metal solutions in demand

The demand for direct-to-metal coating solutions – especially water-borne ones – to protect against corrosion is growing, according to Dow Coating Materials, which points out that the market now requires products that offer faster curing time and boost productivity. For industrial applied-in-factory coatings in particular, the EU for...

Steel Pioneers Factory makes a mark in Saudi

Within a short span of five years, Jubail Industrial City-1-based Steel Pioneers Factory (SPF) has e ...





AGP banks on Oasis for sustained growth

In a bid to overcome the tough business conditions affecting the low-margin paints industry, Al Gurg Paints (AGP) is rolling out a slew of marketing initiatives to steer the company to new heights, this year.  The company is focusing on its homegrown brand Oasis, which was relaunched last year and has now achieved the highest growth in volumes, says...

Berger ushers in new colours

Berger Paints Bahrain has renewed its commitment to the kingdom with the introduction of innovative ...





DP World to study Hyperloop system

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World plans to look at the possibility of developing and using Hyperloop transportation technology at its main facility, Jebel Ali port in Dubai.  The company will study the use of a Hyperloop tube to move containers from ports, under an agreement signed recently. DP World has signed a memorandum of...

Khalifa Port in for major expansion

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the emirate’s ports and Khalifa ...

NCT ups its competitive edge

Amidst the current phase of fast-paced changes impacting containerised trade dynamics, the UAE-based ...





EGA casts growth path for downstream

Defying some of the challenges currently facing the global aluminium industry, the extrusion segment has emerged in recent years as a key growth area. Driven predominately by the resurgence of the construction and automotive sectors, an industry-wide focus on green initiatives has also promoted substantial growth in light-weight, fuel efficient aluminium...

Napco on a roll, to double production

National Aluminium Products Company (Napco), one of the leading aluminium extruder in the GCC, is ex ...

Balexco to explore sales outside GCC

Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (Balexco), one of the major suppliers of high quality  alum ...





Ducab focuses on product innovation

Ducab, the UAE-based manufacturer of cable and wire solutions, is hopeful of achieving a sustainable business growth despite being faced with tougher market conditions on account of low margins and decrease in projects. The company, which generated approximately $1.5 billion revenue in 2015, says it is on track to grow year-on-year and even overtake its...

R&M has a plethora of cabling solutions

Reichle & De-Massari (R&M), an acclaimed leader in cabling solutions for the communications ...

Nuhas lines up big expansion plan

Nuhas Oman Cables & Wires, a UK-certified integrated quality producer of LV (low voltage) and MV ...





IPM key to control pests in F&B sector

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are designed to assure that food products are produced under hygienic conditions, and that microbiological, chemical and physical hazards are prevented. Establishing procedures for pest control is an important component of GMPs. Pests are harmful organisms and can cost the food industry billions of dollars each year. The...

Masa, the pest control leader

Masa Establishment, based in Jeddah and owned by Mousaied S Al Shieshakly, who also officiates as ge ...





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