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Saudi Arabia economic diversification on track

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 – five years since it was launched – is on the right track, despite facing challenged like falling oil prices and the Covd-19 pandemic. Last month, the economic diversification plan – one of the overriding goals of Vision 2030 – got a new push as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Premier and...

Sabic reports key sustainability achievements in 2020

Sabic, a global leading diversified chemical company, has secured important reductions relating to s ...

Driving innovation @ Sabic HOI

The Sabic Home of Innovation (HOI) is situated on the outskirts of the renowned King Saud University ...

Intelligent automation to help boost KSA economy

Intelligent automation offers the potential to double the economy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KS ...

Roxtec Saudi Arabia launches safety seal

International cable and pipe safety seal manufacturer Roxtec is introducing a new product to the Kin ...





Rolling power for wind towers

In recent years, wind energy has become one of the most common renewable energy sources, leading the transition away from fossil fuels. The industry has been moving forward relentlessly through innovation and change, thus improving its competitive cost, and an assertive policy of developing renewable energies by governments. So much so that wind turbine...





Startup communities must be `inclusive’

The entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region is rapidly growing, says startup ecosystem expert, Clark Dever, Senior Product Manager at Techstars, a globally-renowned seed accelerator that helps to catalyse founders, early-stage companies and support organisations to create a more dynamic and vibrant startup...

‘Never been a better time to found a startup’

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is perfectly set to become the best start-up hub in the Middle Ea ...

Four tech start-up winners pilot projects with Gulftainer

Four tech start-ups from three countries are leading breakthrough work to transform the ports and lo ...





Measuring liquid `fingerprint’ in real time

A new radio wave-based analysis technology, developed by the Finnish high-tech company ColloidTek (Collo), makes it possible to continuously monitor the state of any liquid in industrial processes, be it thick slurries, resins, adhesives, coatings, emulsion, beer, water or any other fluid. Collo is an industrial liquid process performance solution,...

Metso Outotec unveils smart monitoring system

Operating conditions in the hydrocyclone process have a direct impact on plant availability and on g ...

Unique mobile app to test for fuel contamination

Following feedback from the industry to improve the speed efficiency of microbial fuel testing Conid ...

BV, Nexans enter power cable deal

Testing, inspection, and certification firm Bureau Veritas and offshore cable specialist Nexans have ...





SecureTech joins Panduit Platinum Partner plan in UAE

Panduit, a global provider of innovative electrical and network infrastructure solutions for ICT, data centres and smart cities, has announced that SecureTech, UAE, the ICT and physical data security integrator has joined its  Platinum Partner Programme in recognition of its technology, market growth, regional intelligence and ICT, and physical...

Kingston, Envirofina in green energy pact

Kingston Holdings, an electrical products manufacturer based in Sharjah, said it has reached an agre ...

ABB to work on ten electric ferries in Lisbon

ABB has secured landmark contract with Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán to supply all-el ...

Lighting solutions firm Glamox buys Luminell

Glamox, a supplier of lighting solutions to the marine and offshore markets, has signed an agreement ...





Al Bayader doubles capacity, invests $54m in Jafza

In a major expansion drive that will boost exports of its products to newer markets, Al Bayader International, the UAE’s leading manufacturer and supplier of packaging and cleaning solutions, has invested AED200 million ($54.45 million) in a newly expanded manufacturing facility in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza). The new expanded plant...

World’s first compostable stretch film launched

Cortec Corporation has recently taken plastics packaging to a new level by formulating EcoStretch po ...

Graphic Packaging launches new solutions

Paper-based packaging leader Graphic Packaging International launched two innovations to extend its ...

Tetra Pak, Rockwell in strategic alliance

Tetra Pak, a maker of packaging and processing equipment for food products and Rockwell Automation, ...

Maxco expands production with new facility

BW Papersystems announced that Maxco Supply, the independent manufacturer of corrugated packaging fo ...





Cobots altering global industrial robotics market: Frost & Sullivan

The global industrial robotics market will reach revenues of $38.3 billion in 2024 from $22.2 billion in 2020, growing at a CAGR of 12.2 per cent, with collaborative robots (cobots) leading the pack according to a latest report by Frost & Sullivan. Although the industry was curtailed by the Covid-19 pandemic and uncertainty in the automotive business,...

Rockwell, Comau to simplify integration

Rockwell Automation, a leader in industrial automation, and Comau, a leading robot manufacturer, are ...

Pioneering underwater survey robot showcased in live demo

An ‘intelligent’ underwater autonomous survey robot fitted with sonar technology to dete ...

Ecoppia installs robots at AES solar site

Ecoppia, the world-leader in robotic cleaning technology for photovoltaic solar sites, has completed ...





Bosch’s big bet on Industry 4.0 pays off; sales reach $4.76bn

Industry 4.0 is coming of age for the Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services. What began at Hannover Messe in 2011 as a “pioneering German project” has now gained global traction – thanks in part to groundbreaking work by Bosch. The aim is for connected manufacturing to optimise itself automatically, making it...

Key to successful digital revolution in manufacturing

Over the last few years we have seen several manufacturers in the region accelerate their digital tr ...





Techtalk #9: Keeping the head space clean

In the previous tech-talks, MH Hydraulics FZC, a leading hydraulic solutions provider in the Middle East, discussed hydraulic oil contamination, ways of preventing oil contamination by means of effective filtration, use of desiccant breathers, selection of hoses and fittings, etc. In this tech-talk, we would like to talk more about headspace management in...





Efficiently track assets with RFID labels

An RFID label tailored to any environment Brady leverages all of its knowledge and capabilities to provide complex industries with unique RFID labelling solutions tailored to specific applications and environments. Customisable RFID label components include RFID antennas, chips, optional sensors, adhesives, industrial grade label material, label shape and...





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