3D printing



A ‘Smart Manufacturing Technology Zone’ will present industrial automation solutions through next month’s Chinaplas Expo, with talks hosted by Arburg and Wittmann Battenfeld. more

Apr 24, 2017 2:13 PM CHINAPLAS 2017



Arburg has a number of innovative plastic processing solutions to present at the CHINAPLAS 2017: two automated hydraulic and electric Allrounders and the Freeformer for industrial additive manufacturing. more

Mar 5, 2017 9:00 AM CHINAPLAS 2017



CHINAPLAS 2017 is focusing on end-users and its swathes of international visitors, with a spotlight on Intelligent Manufacturing, High-tech Materials and Green Solutions. more

Jan 25, 2017 11:00 AM CHINAPLAS 2017

We're looking back on the month of May 2016 to revisit the exciting plastics news that got Middle Eastern Plastics readers clicking the most. more

May 31, 2016 12:29 PM News

3D printing

Courtesy UAE Innovation Committee.

The Middle East's city of superlatives has done it again, Dubai has welcomed the world's first 3D-printed office building to its glittering skyline, heralding an advent in the use of additive manufacturing in construction. more

May 26, 2016 5:10 PM News

The new technologies on show at CHINAPLAS could hold the key to a sustainable and successful future for electronics and electricals (E&E) manufacturing in China. more

Mar 14, 2016 12:05 PM CHINAPLAS 2017

CHINAPLAS interest is already picking up speed ahead of the big event in Shanghai this April, with headlines about the world's second-biggest plastics and rubber show dominating our January most-read list. more

Jan 29, 2016 11:29 AM News

3D printing has the potential to transform healthcare and additive manufacturing innovations in medical plastics will find a platform at CHINAPLAS 2016, along with advances in biocompatible materials. more

Jan 13, 2016 10:11 AM CHINAPLAS 2017

Generation 3D

We've compiled a list of the top-five most-read headlines for November on the Middle Eastern Plastics website. Revisit our most-read plastics stories from the last 30 days. more

Nov 30, 2015 10:34 AM News

Stratasys and Aurora Flight Sciences' 3D-printed aircraft made its premiere at the Dubai Airshow this week, showcasing how additive manufacturing can reduce production times and weight in aerospace manufacturing. more

Nov 12, 2015 2:42 PM News

Smart Palm

Copyright Smart Palm, via Facebook

The fourth Smart Palm to sprout in Dubai will be 3D-printed, adding another clever outlet for Wi-Fi access, phone charging and selfie-taking to the thriving city centre. more

Nov 9, 2015 12:08 PM News

Generation 3D

A massive replica of Dubai has been 3D printed in what could be the largest, fully-3D-printed map ever produced. more

Nov 2, 2015 10:19 AM

While Europe was on vacation, the Middle Eastern plastics industry has been hard at work in the August sunshine, with plenty of news coming from this enterprising region. more

Sep 1, 2015 9:19 AM News

Dubai is a promising market for 3D printing, with potential for adoption and investment in additive manufacturing technologies, according to one industry expert. more

Aug 25, 2015 4:34 PM News

Dubai has joined forces with 3D printing construction leader WinSun, Thornton Tomasetti, Gensler and Syska Hennessey Group to construct the most advanced 3D-printed building in the world. more

Jul 17, 2015 10:43 AM News

Vanguards of medical plastics will share their knowledge in a special two-day conference at ChinaPlas 2015. more

Apr 22, 2015 11:16 AM News


Stratasys corporate

D2M Solutions' mission is to bring additive manufacturing to the Middle East without the hype, but how is this Dubai-based service bureau and training provider managing this in what is traditionally a trade-centric region? more

Feb 6, 2015 9:59 AM News

D2M Solutions is bringing 3D printing to the Middle East with its rapid prototyping solutions for moulds and plastic products on show at ArabPlast. more

Jan 6, 2015 3:13 PM News


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