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Free trade zone beckons

The UAE’s free trade zones have played a significant role in establishing the country as an attractive destination for entrepreneurs, investors and start-ups. There’s no doubt that the tax incentives and convenient regulatory framework offered by these zones have helped power the UAE’s economy. While Abu Dhabi and Dubai continue to share...

RAK Ceramics to boost Saudi ops

RAK Ceramics, one of the largest ceramics brands in the world, plans to expand its investments in Sa ...

RAK Ruler opens Ginox Swiss plant

Ginox Swiss, a world leader in the manufacturing of professional kitchens, has opened a new facility ...

RAK group Stevin Rock buys giant CAT shovel

stevin Rock, one of the world’s largest quarrying companies based in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, said ...

Ras Al Khaimah attracts over 1m tourists

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) attracted 1,072,066 visitors from domestic and ...





Hempel launches antifouling solution

Worldwide coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched a new antifouling coating – Atlantic+ – providing flexible and reliable performance. Delivering unparalleled protection, Atlantic+ is designed to protect the hull from fouling throughout service intervals of up to 60 months. Ensuring complete operational flexibility, the new antifouling is...

Driving advances in water-borne coatings

Forty years ago, most paints were solvent-borne, containing Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) which ...

EK Kanoo unit offers paint services

Ebrahim K Kanoo, a diversified business conglomerate based in Bahrain, said that Kanoo Body Service ...

Paints that make a green impact

Salwa Amin Interiors, which introduced paints from the US-based Benjamin Moore in Bahrain last year, ...

Wacker offers dispersible polymer powders

Wacker, the Munich-based chemical company, will be introducing its new dispersible polymer powders u ...





3D printing is next frontier

The GCC could well be amongst the best places to practice 3D printing, a technology that has the disruptive potential to significantly change the landscape of a number of industries. A number of public and private sector initiatives in the region show there is an earnest realisation that 3D printing can be enormously beneficial. In fact, Dubai has even...

FARO offers new Scene software

FARO develops highly accurate and portable 3D laser scanning hardware and software solutions to coll ...

Rockwell Automation acquires Emulate3D

Rockwell Automation, a leading company dedicated to industrial automation and information, has ...

New Evonik line for powders

Leading the race in the 3D printing industry, Evonik, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has dev ...

3D concrete printers in UAE

It was for the first time in Dubai that a gantry 3D construction printer was actually printing concr ...





YORK technology helps KAU cut energy costs

Al Salem Johnson Controls (YORK), a leading provider of integrated heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) solutions and equipment, has successfully implemented the Central Utilities Plant 2 (CUP2) project at King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, by offering sustainable and efficient cooling solutions that have led to significant...

W2E effective way to reduce emissions

The UAE has one of the highest waste generation rates, with each person in the country estimated to ...

Acwa Power plans $35bn projects spend

Saudi-based Acwa Power announced plans to boost its water desalination and power generation capacity ...





Bristol unveils fire truck made in UAE

Dubai-based Bristol, a leader in the fire protection segment, unveiled its latest fire-fighting technologies and systems including a UAE-built fire truck at the recently held Intersec exhibition and conference in Dubai, UAE. Bristol showcased a variety of products with proven high levels of effectiveness, superior fire suppression systems and powerful...

UL to set up facade testing lab in Saudi

Global safety science company UL and Saudi-based GCC Electrical Testing Laboratory (GCC Labs) have s ...





Aramco buys full stake in rubber firm

Saudi Aramco, a world-leading integrated energy and chemicals company, has acquired the remaining 50 per cent stake in Arlanxeo, a Netherlands-based specialty chemicals joint venture. With the acquisition, valued at €1.5 billion ($1.72 billion), Aramco becomes the full owner of the company, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Lanxess, launched in...

Wacker expands silicon capacities

The Munich-based chemical group Wacker is increasing its global production capacities for silicone r ...

A specialist in rubber products

dGw Gummiwerke AG based in Northern Saxony-Anhalt is a specialist in rubber mixtures of all kinds, a ...





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