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A thriving industrial hub

As Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) continues to establish itself as a tourist destination in its own right, the northernmost of the seven emirates that make up the UAE, is also strengthening its base as a thriving hub of industry, embracing the manufacturing sector, growing its own businesses and attracting trade from overseas. Known for its rich history, dating back...

RAK Ports: strategic advantage

RAK Ports, a modern, dynamic and flexible network of ports and free zones which acts as a major cent ...

RAKEZ stresses on industrial strategy

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), a powerhouse business and industrial hub strategically located ...





New advances drive strong demand

The global paints and coatings market is anticipated to reach $286.54 billion by 2026, according to a new study published by Polaris Market Research in Coatings World. The global paints and coatings industry is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period from 2018 to 2026 owing to numerous advancements that are driven by a strong rebound in...

AR Metallizing buys Eurofoil Paper Coating

Global leading metallized paper manufacturer AR Metallizing has announced the successful completion ...

A digital assistant for coatings sector

At home, in the car, and while shopping, voice-controlled digital assistants have become a part of d ...

Caparol celebrates success in Mideast

Caparol Paints, a global manufacturer of German paints and coating solutions, marked its 20th annive ...

Songwon expands functional monomer range

Songwon, a leading player in the development, production and supply of specialty chemicals, is furth ...





AI to transform industrial sector

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is evidently geared up to transform our society and industry. The governments and businesses around the world and in the Middle East are racing to capitalise on investment and innovation in AI in order to reap the fruits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with many terming AI as the new electricity, due to its transformative...

Ericsson launches AI-based network services

Ericsson has launched two new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered offerings in its network ser ...

Rise of IoT continues

In recent years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed from technology jargon, into a force o ...

Workz Group launches new Z-IoT platform

Dubai-based Workz Group, a leading mobile security and IoT solutions provider, has launched its new ...





FARO introduces new cloud service

FARO has introduced its latest version of Cloud Service: Scene WebShare Cloud, which makes it possible for the first time to share 3D data easily and quickly and has the potential to revolutionise existing collaboration workflows, said the expert in 3D measurement, imaging and realisation technology. The new release of its Cloud Service addresses some of...





Mideast market to hit $2.3bn by 2025

The Middle East fire safety systems and equipment market is set for solid growth over the next six years, thus registering a CAGR of 2.6 per cent to hit $2.3 billion by 2025, according to a report by 6Wresearch. The sector will grow from its current value of $1.96 billion over the next five years with the UAE, Turkey and Saudi Arabia being the key drivers...

FlexFire protection curtain launched

Hormann, an internationally-oriented, fast-growing company in the construction supplier industry, ha ...

Hempel unveils fire protection coating

World leading coatings manufacturer Hempel has officially launched its new generation fire-protectio ...

Finnester Coatings offers Hybridred

Finnester Coatings, a Finnish family-run business developing high-quality coatings in different fiel ...

Huber+Suhner offers fire-resistant cable

Huber+Suhner, one of the leading manufacturer of components and system solutions for electrical and ...





SBR market to reach $9.17bn

The global styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) market is forecasted to expand at a moderate compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0 per cent to reach a value of $9.17 billion by 2027, from $4.97 billion in 2018, according to a new report by Reports and Data. The rising demand for styrene butadiene rubber comes from the automotive and construction sector, the...

Hormann unveils rubber high-speed doors

Hormann, one of the world’s largest producers of industrial, commercial and residential doors, ...

Finding additives for rubber recycling

German speciality chemicals major Evonik has said that it is engaged in research and development wor ...

Be’ah to supply scrap tyres to Oman Cement

Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (be’ah), the wholly government-owned solid waste m ...





Mena smart grid spend to top $17bn

Smart grid investment in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region is on track to reach $17.6 billion over the next seven years, a surge driven by greater attention to renewable energy sources, according to the Energy & Utilities Market Outlook Report 2020. The growth forecast emerged from the report by Informa Markets, organiser of the mega...

Eaton, Abunayyan form JV to produce switchgear

Power management company Eaton and Abunayyan Holding have formed a joint venture (JV) to produce and ...

New consortium set up for Fujairah IPP

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) and Japan-based Marubeni Corporation have set up a consortium ...

Enova hands over first retrofit project

In just 10 months after being awarded the first retrofit contract in Saudi Arabia by Tarshid, the Mi ...

Schneider adds features to TeSys island system

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced impo ...





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